The John Clark Big Band is comprised
of 13-17 pieces and features the fabulous vocal talent
Paula Johns and plays the swinging
jazz sounds of the Big Band era, performing compositions that people of all ages
enjoy. These classic songs were made famous by Glenn Miller, Jimmy
and Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Harry James, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Buddy
Kenton and Maynard Ferguson as well arrangements by more contemporary arrangers
such as Tom Kubis and Gordon Goodwin.
The John Clark Big Band has been performing concerts, dances and weddings to crowds large
and small in the New Jersey/Philadelphia/Delaware areas since the early 80's.
We have the skill and versatility to play for many different audiences - from
the swing kids who love the fast dances like the jitterbug, the lindy, and the
shag - to the polished ballroom dancers who love the vintage dance music made
famous by the big bands.
Our music library consists of over 2,000 songs from the Big Band era to todays
Big Bands. We can provide the
perfect blend of classic swing from the great song writers like Cole Porter,
George Gershwin, and Duke Ellington. We will work with you to make sure your
favorite numbers from our repertoire are included when we play for your event.
The John Clark Big Band is comprised of leading professional musicians from the Atlantic
City/Philadelphia areas so you can be assured of the best quality music for your
event. These musicians have worked and toured with some of the greatest talent
in the world including: Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Tony Bennett, Rosemary
Clooney, The Four Freshmen and many, many others.
Check out the following sound clips
from a recent live recording of the John Clark Big Band:
Big Swing Face
Begin The Beguine
Guy From Ipanema (Vocal)
I'll Be Seeing You (Vocal)