Return to the Swing Era with the Royal Society Jazz Orchestra in Concert
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The last date listed for Royal Society Jazz Orchestra in Concert was Sunday May 20, 2007 / 2:00pm.
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“Lovingly and precisely recaptures the sound in a irrepressible, irresistible style. They deserve a national medal for preserving this music with such affection and accuracy.” –San Francisco Chronicle
The Long Beach Community Concert Association closes out their season with a swinging finale featuring an audience favorite: the Royal Society Jazz Orchestra. Drawing inspiration from the great music of the “Jazz Age” and “Swing Era,” the Royal Society Jazz Orchestra affectionately recaptures the excitement and fascination of that musical heyday.