Joshua Jern Orchestra

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Chicago's finest 1930s-1940s era swing big band!  The Joshua Jern Orchestra plays danceable swing classics from artists such as Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Duke Ellington, and Artie Shaw.

Members of the JJO have recorded and toured with Harry Connick Jr., Ray Charles, Quincy Jones, Woody Herman, and even Frank Sinatra!  A top-notch band stocked with Chicago's finest pros, the Joshua Jern Orchestra knows how to make a crowd get up and dance.

In addition to classic big band-era repertoire, the Joshua Jern Orchestra also plays funky, modern original big band music that works well for festival crowds who are interested in hearing something new and different.

Set List

The Joshua Jern Jazz Orchestra plays music by the following artists.

Count Basie

Benny Goodman

Peggy Lee

Harry James

Duke Ellington

Artie Shaw

Frank Sinatra

Fletcher Henderson

Glenn Miller

Tommy Dorsey

Cab Calloway

and more!


The JJO also performs original compositions and arrangements of a more modern, funky style.  Check out the original music at:


Joshua Jern Orchestra

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