‘Swing on a Star’ at Maplewood Community Music Gala October 2

by The Village Green
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From Maplewood Community Music: 

Swing Town Big Band Maplewood Community Music

Swing Town Big Band

Maplewood Community Music (MCM) will host a swing dance fundraiser on Friday, October 2 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Woodland, 60 Woodland Rd in Maplewood.

Headlining the event will be MCM’s big band Swing Town under the direction of band leader and trombonist extraordinaire, Maplewood’s own Ben Williams. Swing Town’s talented vocalists will serenade you with jazz styles from swing to blues to bossa nova and beyond including jazz standards made famous by Ellington, Goodman, Miller, Basie, Bing Crosby, Sinatra and more.

The Silvertones Maplewood Community Music

The Silvertones

MCM’s flute choir, the Silvertones, will set the mood as guests arrive.  Enjoy this ensemble performing live to truly appreciate the wonderful harmonies of concert flutes along with piccolo, alto, bass and contrabass flutes.

Bring your dancing shoes, get out on the dance floor and swing the night away!  If you just want to listen, perfect! Guests are invited to enjoy delicious offerings from local bakeries at our cash dessert bar!

Friday, October 2, 2015
7:00 – 9:00 p.m
The Woodland (formerly the Women’s Club of Maplewood)
60 Woodland Rd, Maplewood, NJ

Map/Directions/Parking: https://goo.gl/s9E6GL

Swing Town

Swing Town Big Band

The event will be held in the Great Hall at the the Woodland, a beautifully restored 1930 Georgian Revival style mansion located in Maplewood Village, just two blocks from the Maplewood Train Station.  Free parking is available throughout Maplewood Village including at the Woodland, in public lots and on the street.

Tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and free for children under 12.  To guarantee seating, tickets may be purchased online.  Tickets will also be available at the door (cash only).

All proceeds go to Maplewood Community Music (MCM), a nonprofit operating several amateur bands and ensembles that perform free, family-friendly concerts for the public, seniors, veterans and children, as well as at various community and cultural events throughout the Maplewood area.  It is through donations and fundraisers such as this one, that MCM has kept all its concerts and youth music enrichment programs free since its formation in 2003 and, with proceeds from this event, will be able to continue this wonderful tradition.

Event information & to purchase tickets:  https://maplewoodcommunitymusic.org/gala2015/
Maplewood Community Music website:  https://maplewoodcommunitymusic.org/.

MCM Gala Poster

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