Several veterans of the John Danser Big Band, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Leon Merian Big Band, Sarasota Orchestra, The Airmen Of Note and The Peter Duchin Orchestra, Ringling Brothers Orchestra and others have come together to form the Ocean's Eleven Big Band.
Led by the extraordinary drummer Bryan Post, Ocean's Eleven keeps the Big Band ERA alive and plays a wide repertoire of arrangements & favorites from Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich , Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Harry James, Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, Arturo Sandoval, Quincy Jones, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, Hugh Masekela and also contemporary artists and arrangers. The Ocean's Eleven Big Band maintains the great swing and infectious rhythms of a super groovin' big band. The Band is also able to tailor its repertoire to suit any event.
The Ocean's Eleven Big Band is an Eleven piece little big band consisting of 4 brass, 3 saxophones, piano, bass, drums and vocalist which combines authentic swing and excitement that serious jazz audiences expect and deserve.
The band also features renowned vocalists Katt Hefner & John Rinell singing the music of Sinatra, Buble, Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald, Natalie Cole, Harry Connick Jr., and other current artists.
An exciting and sophisticated swing and fun dance repertoire, great presentation and superb sound is what will make the Ocean's Eleven Big Band a GREAT choice and crowd favorite when selecting the entertainment for any event.
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Selby Gardens, Gardens Music Series Sunday, October 13th 1-3pm
Sunday October 20th 12:30-2pm
Sarasota Classic Car Museum,
Saturday, Nov. 9th 7:30-9pm
Laurel Oaks CC Golf awards Celebration
Sat. 11/23 6-9m Private Members Only
Christmas Farmer's Market Sarasota Downtown Thurs. Dec. 5th 6-8pm
Sarasota Seafood & Music Fest St. Paddy's
Sunday March 15th 12:30-2pm
Jazz at Two Concert Series, Unitarian Universalist Church, Fruitville Rd., Sarasota
Friday, April 3rd, 2020 2-4pm
Venice Seafood & Music Festival
Sunday May 10th 12:30-2pm
St. Armands Seafood & Music Festival
Sunday May 24th 12:30-2pm
2020 March to May 2021 - Postponed due to Pandemic
Friday May 28 Oceans Quartet Peridia Golf and CC
Sunday Nov. 14th Sara Bay CC 5:30 --8:30pm
Fri. Dec. 31st NYE Masquerade Ball Show Folks of Sarasota 8pm -1am
March 5, 2022 Sarasota Classic Car Museum 2 shows 5-6:30pm & 7:30-9pm
Stay Tuned For Festivals & New Dates
Contact Bryan Post Bandleader
This website is a work in progress, audio samples to be added and events as they come along.