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DJ/Speaker/Historian - George Gee Orchestra
George Gee Orchestra
A passionate student of the big band era and swing music as a living art form, George
is also well known for his
deep knowledge of music and cultural history, and has delivered numerous fascinating history lectures to groups of swing fans or school groups.
more than three decades' experience as a big bandleader, complemented by his
relationships with top jazz and dance artists, has provided a unique understanding of the culture, lifestyle and creativity of the swingin' life.
is proud of his
stature as an authority on swing-era music and history.
has lectured at the New School University
, led clinics and master classes, and is a popular source for reporters, bloggers and TV productions on the subject.
For example, George
appeared in several segments in the two-hour 2000 Bravo TV documentary, "This Joint is Jumpin.'' More recently, he
has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal
, New York Times
and local CBS
And if you want a night of big band sounds without the big band, George is also happy to create a different sort of set list: His extensive collection of recordings has created a demand for his DJ services at parties, dances and special events.
specializes in an "All Big Band, All The Time" format.
experiences as a bandleader transfer to his
DJing, so he
can flawlessly keep the music flowing and the dance floor packed.
has DJed dance parties for Yehoodi.com's Frim Fram Jam, the New York Swing Dance Society
and Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing festival in New York City; Lindygroove and Swing Camp Catalina in southern California; and for swing dance societies in Tokyo, Seoul, and Zurich.
towers above the competition!"
My man, Georgie
, has a bright future in the swing business!
George Gee knows how to play for dancing!
NEA Jazzmaster Frank Foster
Thank you, George
, for a wedding night of dancing that we'll never forget.
band not only played at my wedding in 1982, but also for my daughter's wedding in 2011!
amazing professionalism, enthusiasm and big band sound made our weddings an outstanding event.