What A Fabulous Sound!.........
THE TOM DAUGHERTY SWINGIN' SOUNDS ORCHESTRA
is a Nationally Touring show and dance orchestra. Themed Shows and Weddings our specialty!. 1920's Gangster Gala Flapper Show, Bob Hope USO Tribute, Hollywood Legends and Frank Sinatra, The Glenn Miller AAF Band Tribute in full WWII Uniforms, The Glenn Miller Tribute, The Tommy Dorsey Tribute, An American Christmas, Happy New Year Big Band Bash, Sentimental Swing With Strings. The group performs a wide variety of music featuring the original 'Big Band' arrangements exactly as recorded of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, The Swing Era, Frank Sinatra, and The Great American Songbook. We are the "real", "authentic", Big Band recreating The Swing Era.
Available groups :
15 Piece 'Big Band'
15 Piece 'Big Band' with strings
6 Piece "Swing Shift" Combo, 4 Piece Combo, Trio, Duet
Male and Female Vocalists
17 Piece Army Air Force Band with full AAF Uniforms
4 Member vocal group - 'The Sentimental Singers'
3 Member female vocal group - 'The Swingin' Sweethearts' (Andrew Sisters)
The Tom Daugherty Swingin' Sounds Orchestra has performed for national venues and does travel outside of The State Of Ohio.
Available Shows: "Sinatra" A Tribute, "Bob Hope USO Tribute",
"Big Band Legends", "Glenn Miller AAF Band Tribute", "That's Entertainment",
"The Glenn Miller Tribute", "The Tommy Dorsey Tribute", "1920's Gangster Gala".
"An American Christmas", and many more.
The group is under the direction of trombonist-arranger Tom Daugherty Pfrogner: 'The Big Band Keeper of The Flame' . He has produced several recordings, television shows, and live radio broadcasts with the orchestra. As a professional trombonist, Tom has performed with many outstanding groups and jazz artists such as Urbie Green, Maynard Ferguson, and Dizzy Gillespie. As a musical arranger, Tom has written over 800 musical arrangements and transcriptions. He arranges music for many groups throughout the country and in Europe. Recently The Tom Daugherty Swingin' Sounds Orchestra was featured in the new book 'Big Bands & Great Ballrooms' by Jack Behrens. The orchestra was also recently featured in the December issue of Leisure Group Travel magazine for their performances on tour at Virginia beach. The group has performed at famous venues such as The Greenbrier Resort, Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach, Cedar Point Ballroom, The Glenn Miller Festival in Clarinda, Iowa and many other numerous locations.
Gigmasters,Inc. announced recently the 2007 Rising Star Award Winners for outstanding achievement in live music and event entertainment booking. TOM DAUGHERTY SWINGIN' SOUNDS ORCHESTRA has received this prestigious Raising Star award and is the number one Big Band for all of North America for the year 2007
'The Tom Daugherty Orchestra reputation as first class musicians brought a sell out crowd.'
Teresa Lacy Special Events Director The National Museum Of The United States Air Force.
'An Outstanding performance........... concert goers enjoyed the standards but also the 90s swing hit makers were also well received'.
Karen Durham Director Fraze Pavilion Kettering ,Ohio
'A jump-jivin good time'. Tom Hopkins Dayton Daily News
'The true keepers of the flame' Norman Leyden Conductor Oregon Pops ,Arranger with Glenn Miller's AAF Band during WWII.
'A Most impressive, wonderful band', Paul Tanner, trombonist with original Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Wedding Quote: "We Can't thank you enough for your professionalism, talent, and the beautiful presentation you made on our wedding night. In addition to the joy we and our guests felt listening and dancing to your music, the band also looked great. We recieved so many compliments for the style and beauty of the music your orchestra played that night. There is no doubt we made the right choice asking The Tom Daugherty Orchestra to play at our wedding reception. You made it a night that we and our guests will never forget, and for that we feel very lucky." Ken & Anna Brown 2008
Wedding Quote: "Matt and I just wanted to thank you all for such a wonderful performance! We have recieved numerous compliments on the amazing band! You made everything so easy, were so friendly, and you are wonderful musicians! I'll definitely tell everyone about you! Thank you so much!" Matt & Chrissy Snyder 2008
Tom Daugherty Pfrogner (Leader-Trombone),
Mindy Meltzer (Vocalist),
Jarrod Harrah (Vocalist),
Michael Sonata (Frank Sinatra Artist),
Bill Johnson (Bob Hope Artist),
15 Talented Musicians