The Glenn Hansen Orchestra is a professional, unique and intricated swing band which brings together music, history and talent from the era it arrived. Many of the musicians which entertain in this orchestra formerly played for such greats as Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Isley Brothers and Wayne Newton just to name a few. The talent has toured the lands playing in such venues as the casinos, popular night clubs, stadiums and even the WhiteHouse with one of our horn players. This orchestra is built up with a twenty piece showcase featuring two highly skilled and talented vocalist performers. Many of the members are seasoned veterans in thier field and also have incorporated the students they have previously taught and managed to perform to the level of marksmanship which is needed for these high energy engagements. Although the original makeup of this band is twenty pieces it has been known to accomodate such occassions and locations with as many pieces as your event will need in order to excite, entertain and bring you to the close of a show which will be a memory for all who you entertained. Glenn Hansen was brought up around music in his early childhood. His father, William Hansen played for the Benny Goodman Orchestra, it was from this setting that music began to swing into the Glenn Hansen Orchestra.
The Glenn Hansen Orchestra has two leading vocal artists, Ron Donovan and Corinne Thurstan who lead the band through a fun filled exciting event which will leave your audience wanting for more. Also in the orchestra we have Javier Cirillo, sax, Bob Card, sax, Sara Forget, sax, Jenna Nome, sax, Drake Smith Jr, trombone, Drake Smith Sr., trombone, Raoul Rajkumar, sax, Anthony Sisson, trumpet, Jim Cunningham, trumpet, Mathias Nolte, trombone, Alexander Nolte, trumpet, Tony Saccavino, Guitar, Jeff Wallace, Guitar, Lou Golston, Bass, Peter Scere, Piano, Lou Buckley, Trumpet, Hanna Forget, Trumpet,and Anne Hageman, Trumpet