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We are an exciting swing Big Band that performs classic dance-band favorites made famous by such great groups as Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, as well as 50s rock ‘n roll. We play for public events, wedding receptions, dinners, church functions, charity benefits and senior facilities. Continue reading

Tribute to Artie Shaw Released

What song skyrocketed Artie Shaw and his big band to fame and popularity?  Why “Begin the Beguine” of course.  Here is our tribute to this Swing Era great.  Click link to see latest video.

Want to watch all our music videos on your phone, tablet, or computer? Check out our YouTube channel by clicking here: Westside Sound Big Band.  Or on your TV, type the words “westside-sound” into the query line on YouTube.

“Polka Madness” Re-energized

Can you believe it?  Our YouTube audience’s all time favorite Westside Sound video is a polka video, “Polka Madness.”  So here it is again in a re-edited and re-energized form.  So let it pump you up – if you like.

Want to watch all our music videos on your phone, tablet, or computer? Check out our YouTube channel by clicking here: Westside Sound Big Band.  Or on your TV, type the words “westside-sound” into the query line on YouTube.

 

“Armed Forces Salute” Video Released

Once again – we celebrated Independence Day at the Piano Source in Albuquerque. Westside Sound Big Band has just re-released a video of our performance of “Armed Forces Salute.” This salute honors our armed forces and veterans, and includes hymns for the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard. We hope you enjoy it – as much as we enjoyed making it.

Have the ability to watch YouTube on your TV? Access this video and our other videos directly from our YouTube channel “Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque.”

“You Made Me Love You” – Judy Garland’s favorite song released

One of your favorite Westside Sound videos features a song made famous by Judy Garland – “You Made Me Love You.”  This re-edited edition also includes two other highlights:

  • The lively “The Opener,”
  • and Sammy Nestico’s “Groovin’ Easy.”

Want to watch all our videos on your phone, tablet, or computer? Check out our YouTube channel by clicking here: Westside Sound Big Band.  Or on your TV, type the words “westside-sound” into the query line on YouTube.

 

Harry James Revisited

Over the past year, you-all have watched our Harry James “Two O’clock Jump” video the most several times of any of our videos.  So we thought it should be refreshed, and re-edited.  The new video has four highlights from our performances, including:

* Jazz standard “Birdland,”
* Glenn Miller’s “St. Louis Blues March,”
* Latin flavored “Temptation,”
* and Harry James’ “Two O’Clock Jump.”

Want to watch all our videos on your phone, tablet, or computer? Check out our YouTube channel by clicking here: “Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque.” Or on your TV, type the words “westside-sound” into the query line on YouTube.

 

Hank William’s “Your Cheatin’ Heart” Video Released

Once a year, the Wild West rides again here in Albuquerque.  Westside Sound Big Band’s contribution is from our Western Night celebration in our rendition of Hank William’s country classic “Your Cheatin’ Heart.”  ENJOY.

Want to watch all our videos on your phone, tablet, or computer? Check out our YouTube channel by clicking here: “Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque.” Or on your TV, type the words “westside-sound” into the query line on YouTube.

 

“Auld Lang Syne” and “Happy Days Are Here Again” Video Released

Still celebrating the new year?  After all our performances in December, we are taking it easier this month. Try this video by the Westside Sound Big Band from our January performance at the “Piano Source.”

Want to watch all our videos on your phone, tablet, or computer?  Check out our YouTube channel by clicking here: “Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque.”  Or on your TV, type the words “westside-sound” into the query line on YouTube.

 

“Winter Wonderland” Video Released

With our best wishes for a great holiday season, Westside Sound just released a video of the classic 1934 hit “Winter Wonderland” from our December Holiday party.

While recovering from the holidays, check out our YouTube channel by clicking here: “Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque.”  Or type the words “westside-sound” into the YouTube query line on your media device.