The Dave Banks Big Band- This powerhouse 17 piece swinging
big band is
based out of Akron, Ohio and is led by Ohio native and 20 year Las Vegas
veteran trumpet artist, Dave Banks.
The band boasts of having the very top
players in the Northeast Ohio area including trumpeter John English, saxophonists
Don Turoso, Bob Esterle and Dave Kana, trombonists Chas Baker, Scott Garlock and drummer Mark Gonder. Dave fronts the band
with his soaring trumpet reminding you of Doc Severinson, Harry James and Maynard Ferguson. This band will definitely make
your event sparkle. Their repertoire ranges from original compositions to standard big band favorites. Featured vocalists
have included Peggy Coyle, Shannon Eller, Marsha Newman, Barb Knight, Helen Welch, Michael Sonata, John Morton, Frederick
Davis and Paul Hoffman.
Their library of big band music includes hit songs arranged by the best writers in the business. They
have played to packed houses at the Cleveland Bop Stop, the Packard Music Hall, Carousel Dinner Theatre, The Tangier
Ballroom and The Kent Stage. They will travel the United States, Canada and Europe and are available for Cruise Ship bookings.
|Vocalist Mery White singing with "Frank Sinatra" impressionist Michael Matone
Our RAT PACK SHOW is
ready for YOU!!
The Dave Banks Big Band is ready to bring the RAT PACK to your event and make
it spectacular! Contact Dave to set up a date at 330-472-2512.
|Dave and members of The Rat Pack!
Have Cause, Will Travel!
your organization need a great fundraising event? Put The Dave Banks Big Band to work for you. We have done 50/50 concerts,
dinner/show/dances and other packages designed to help bring in money for your particular cause. We work with schools as well
as non-profit organizations and will discount rates to fit your budget needs. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and get the
ball rolling for 2013-14.
Children's Concert Society Fundraiser Featured DBBB
One of the things that we pride our band on is helping other
causes succeed. On May 3, the DBBB performed for the Children's Concert Society Fundraising Evening at Todaro's in the Valley.
We also went to Wooster High School May 10 promoting big band music by playing their 2014 Prom! It was a huge success and
the high school students were dancing all night long!
Michael Sonata and the DBBB Together Again November 1!
The DBBB team with Frank Sinatra Artist Michael Sonata once again on November 1, 2014 for
the 100th Anniversary Gala of St. Rocco's Parish being held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Independence, Ohio. Details
for this date are coming soon!