The Ocean's Eleven Jazz Band from the Suncoast of Florida
Several Veterans of the John Danser Big Band, Leon Merian Big Band, Sarasota Pops, The U.S. Navy Band and The Peter Duchin Orchestra have come together once again to form the Oceans Eleven Big Band.
Led by the extraordinary drummer Bryan Post, Oceans Eleven plays a wide repertoire of arrangements from the Big Band & Swing Era Including the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich , Arty Shaw, Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, Cab Calloway and Quincy Jones as well as contemporary artists. This ensemble combines years of Pro experience, incredible showmanship and burning solos by 11 of Sarasota's finest musicians. The Band is able to tailor its program to suit any event and has an ever growing reputation for quality, excitement, great dance music and always guarantees a good time and memorable occasion.
The Oceans Eleven Big Band consists of 4 brass, 3 saxophones, piano, bass, drums and vocalist and combines the swing and excitement both casual and serious audiences expect and deserve.
Adding stunning vocal renditions to a sophisticated swing and fun dance repertoire is what makes the Oceans Eleven Big Band the right choice when selecting the entertainment for any event you may be planning.
Band members are:
Bryan Post- Drums, Pam Jefferies-Baritone, Alto Sax & Clarinet, John Wheatley- Tenor Sax, Colin Kennedy-Alto Sax John Dewitt-Bass, Dan Dembicki-Piano, Shane Chalke-Trumpet, Rick Schneider-Trumpet, Gerry Snyder- Trumpet, Dave Holmes- Trombone, and various renowned vocalists.