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.

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.

 

Tommy Dorsey’s “Opus One” Video Swings

DID YOU MISS OUR NOVEMBER PERFORMANCE AT PIANO SOURCE?  Well if you did, you can still get a taste of what those classic big band tunes sounded like, by checking out this video.  Tommy Dorsey’s “Opus One” swings.

You can view this video and our other videos on your TV, if you can access YouTube directly on your TV.  Just type in the words “westside-sound” into the YouTube query line on your TV.  Or you can see our channel right now by clicking on this “Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque.”

 

“Kansas City” Video Rocks

SINGING “KANSAS CITY” AT A HAWAIIAN PARTY??  – and WHY NOT!!
Try this video by the Westside Sound Big Band from our August performance at the “Piano Source.”  The band is “jamming” on this one.

Do you get YouTube on your TV? Then access this video and our other videos directly from our YouTube channel “Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque.”

 

New Video Celebrates Hawaiian Music

There were no beach towels, but we did have hula dancers in grass skirts, and Hawaiian food at our August party.  Check out this video.  Sorry guys – the hula dancers were off camera.

Do you get YouTube on your TV? Then access this video and our other videos directly from our YouTube channel “Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque.” Just type in “westside sound” in their query line, and they will get you there.

 

Artie Shaw’s “Begin the Beguine” & other Highlight Video Released

Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque just released a swinging highlights video from our “full-house” April Fool’s Day party at Piano Source‘s performance and dance space. Highlights include band master Artie Shaw’s “Begin the Beguine” and the lively “720 in the Books.”

Have the ability to view YouTube on your TV? Access these videos directly from our YouTube channel “Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque.”

 

Judy Garland’s “You Made Me Love You” & other Highlights Video Released

Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque just released our second swinging highlights video from our February party at Piano Source‘s performance and dance space in Albuquerque. Highlights include Judy Garland’s “You Made Me Love You (I Didn’t Want to Do It),” the lively “The Opener,” and Sammy Nestico’s “Groovin’ Easy.

Have the ability to view YouTube on your TV?  Access these videos directly from our YouTube channel “Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque.”

 

Harry James’ “Two O’Clock Jump” Highlights Video Released

Westside Sound Big Band just released our first swinging highlights video from our February party at Piano Source‘s performance and dance space in Albuquerque.  Highlights include Harry James’ “Two O’Clock Jump,” newer jazz standard “Birdland,” Glenn Miller’s “St. Louis Blues March,” and Latin flavored “Temptation.”

If you would like to see us on your TV, go directly to our YouTube channel “Westside Sound Big Band.”

OUR MONTHLY BIG BAND PERFORMANCE & PARTY ARE BACK ON OUR REGULAR SCHEDULE

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Westside Sound Big Band performs at the Piano Source‘s performance and dance space, the first Wednesday of every month from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The venue is smoke and alcohol-free; and there is no charge.

Snacks are available, compliments of Piano Source, making for an great evening.  Just sit back and take in the sounds of a big band playing some of the greatest swing music ever written.

The Piano Source is located at 1130 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM. For information on these events, please call the Piano Source at 505-888-0747.

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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