Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Bandsintown uploaded this event on August 12, 2019

Where

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
1601 Broadway
Kansas City, MO
Map
(816) 994-7222

When

Sun, September 8, 2019
2:30 pm

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In the history of the Big Bands, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is recognized as one of the all-time best swing orchestras in the world. With the collaboration of Paul Weston, Axel Stordahl and Sy Oliver, Tommy Dorsey created superb arrangements for his feverish dance tunes or romantic ballads that remain immortal today. Over the years The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra musicians have been the masters of creating ‘mood’ with their sentimental favorites or the upbeat tempos that got the world dancing. Frank Sinatra’s career literally exploded with the help of Dorsey and in turn, it was Sinatra’s smooth vocals that propelled The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra to a new level of popularity! Frank often admitted that it was Tommy’s music that helped create his famous phrasing and breathing techniques and ultimately influenced his overall musical tastes and knowledge...

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