The Swing Shift Orchestra Big Band Featuring Vocalist Jan Nelsen – POSTPONED

Sunday, March 15, 2020 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SOhO, 1221 State Street, Santa Barbara CA

For the health of our members and jazz lovers we are suspending all concerts until further notice. We will update you via newsletter and Facebook when we can announce our next concert. Stay tuned, stay home and stay well.

The Santa Barbara Jazz Society is pleased to present the 17 member big band, Swing Shift on March 15 at SOhO from 1 to 4pm. Headquartered in Oxnard, Swing Shift has been keeping the music of the “Swinging’ Years” alive remembering the jazzy 30’s, the jumping 40’s, with an occasional tune from the 50’s.  The band will be featuring the original music of such big band greats like Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Les Brown and others. A featured performer with the band is Jan Nelsen, the quintessential big band vocalist.

Admission to the concert is $22. Tickets are available at the door and doors open at 12:30. Jazz Society members will be admitted first and seating is limited so plan to arrive early. Please join us for an afternoon of exciting jazz. For more information please call 805.687.7123.

Learn more about Swing Shift

2019 Jazz Events

January 12: John Proulx Trio

February 9: Janis Mann & Trio

March 15: Swing Shift Big Band

April 5: Jazz Appreciation Month: Jeff Elliott and Friends

May 10: Sam Hirsh Trio

June 7: Svetlana Trio

July 19: Champian Fulton Trio

August 16: Summer Party/Jam

September 13: Judy Wexler Trio

October 13: The Josh Nelson Trio

November 15: Julie Kelly Trio

December 13: Holiday Party/Jam

Membership to the Santa Barbara Jazz Society for 2020 is a nominal yearly fee of $5.  You can renew your SBJS membership at the door the day of the concert or online .Admission to most events is $22. You can purchase tickets at the door and doors open at 12:30pm. Seating is limited and members are allowed in first, so plan to arrive early. For more information, please call 805.687.7123.

Become a Member

The Santa Barbara Jazz Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to perpetuating and preserving Americas unique musical contribution to the world-jazz. We present monthly concerts that feature all types of jazz musicians giving them a venue to utilize their talent. The Jazz Society also gives yearly scholarships to students in the Santa Barbara area so they can pursue their education in this important style of music.

We are constantly seeking volunteers to assist us in this endeavor. If you are interested in the Jazz Society please contact us, call us at 805.687.7123 or email us.

Members are notified of our events via email, or online. Subscribe to our monthly email list to be notified of our monthly events and Like Us on Facebook. We will telephone any members without access to email if they will give us phone numbers. Contact us!