Brian Setzer Orchestra, Los Angeles’ sensational a swing and jump blues band is bringing its signature sounds to the Florida Theater!
The Brian Setzer Orchestra (usually referred to as BSO) was formed in 1990 by Brian Setzer; guitarist and vocalist of renowned rockabilly band Stray Cats. He organized BSO as the first ever big band to be led by a guitar and further distinguished it with a unique musical style that blends elements of rock and roll, rockabilly, and big band swing. The band’s been through many line up changes over the years and it currently consists of Brian (main leader, guitar and vocals), Tim Messina (tenor sax, clarinet), Eric Morones (alto sax, clarinet, flute), Jeremy Lappitt (alto sax, clarinet, flute), Jim Youngstrom (tenor sax, bass clarinet), Sean Franz (baritone sax, clarinet), Ron Blake (trumpet), James Blackwell (trumpet), Sean Billings (trumpet), Brian Scanlon (trumpet), Pete Emblom (trombone), Kevin Esposito (trombone), Kerry Loeschen (trombone), Robbie Hioki (bass trombone), Johnny Hatton (bass), Daniel Glass (drums, percussion), Julie Reiten (vocals), Janick Lafreniere (piano), Leslie Spencer (vocals), and James Gerber (berimbau). They’ve had a stellar career with 9 studio albums, 8 compilation and live albums, 3 video albums, and they often perform covers of Christmas songs in December. Their music has also been featured in many commercials.
Don’t miss your chance to see these artists add a unique touch to rock and roll, rockabilly, and big band swing!