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The BUDDY K BIG BAND Appearing Sun Oct 11th 2015 at 7:30pm

$10 in advance
$12 at the door 

 The Buddy-K Band begins in 1983 when Bill Shipp of Hendersonville, NC, realized that there were many talented musicians in the Hendersonville area that love the big band sound. Bill organized the Buddy-K Band and under his leadership the band has performed throughout the Southeast.

If you love classic Big Band / Swing Era music you're gonna LOVE The Buddy K Big Band.   They feature favotires by Les Brown, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Woodie Herman, Tommy Dorsey and Henry Mancini and other popular bands of the 1930's and 40s.

Buddy K's bag is mostly ‘40s swing, with a couple waltzes and Latin tunes, and a few modern twists. "We're keeping the music alive," the director says. "We've got five or six Count Basie arrangements by Sammy Nestico, and a few of the old standards, ‘Jumpin' At The Woodside,' and ‘In The Mood.'......We do ‘My Favorite Things.' We do ‘Route 66,' we do some Bobby Darin — ‘Beyond The Sea' and ‘Mack The Knife.' But most of the stuff we do traces back to the ‘30s and ‘40s. We do a version of ‘I'm Getting Sentimental Over You,' " Kraus says. "Tommy Dorsey was quite a player!"
--   trombonist Ken Kraus

Other favorites you're likely to hear at at 
performance include:

920 Special
Allegheny Moon/For The Rest Of My Life
All Of Me
American Patrol
Anniversary Waltz/Anniversary Song
April In Paris
At Last
Autumn Leaves
Basie, Straight Ahead
Begin The Beguine
Bye Bye Blackbird
C-Jam Blues
Chattanooga Choo-Choo
Chu Chu Cha Cha
Come In From The Rain
Daddy's Little Girl
Danny Boy
Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Fly Me To The Moon
Georgia On My Mind
Green Eyes
Harlem Nocturne
Here's That Rainy Day
Hilly's Theme
I Can't Stop Loving You
I Hear A Rhapsody
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
I'll Never Smile Again
I'll Be Seeing You
I'm Beginning To See The Light
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
In A Sentimental Mood
In The Mood
Isle Of Capri (Cha Cha)
It Don't Mean A Thing
It Had To Be You
Jumpin' At The Woodside
Kansas City
Leap Frog
Lil' Darlin
Little Brown Jug
Mood Indigo
Moon River
Moonlight In Vermont
Moonlight Serenade
Night Train
One O'clock Jump
Opus One
Over The Rainbow
Pennsylvania 6-5000
Quando, Quando, Quando (Samba)
Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (Bossa Nova)
Satin Doll
Sentimental Journey
Serenade In Blue
Shiny Stockings
Sing, Sing, Sing
Sleepy Lagoon
Someone To Watch Over Me
Sophisticated Lady
Star Dust
Stars Fell On Alabama
Stomping At The Savoy
Stormy Weather
Street Of Dreams
String Of Pearls
Suwannee River
Sweet Georgia Brown
Tea For Two (Cha Cha)
That Old Black Magic
The Girl From Ipanema (Bossa Nova)
The Nearness Of You
The Shadow Of Your Smile (Rumba)
The Stars And Stripes Forever
The Waltz You Saved For Me
The Way You Look Tonight
Theme From New York, New York
Tuxedo Junction
Two For The Road
Two O'clock Jump
When Sunny Gets Blue
What A Difference A Day Makes (Rumba)
Who's Sorry Now
Woodchoppers Ball
You Make Me Feel So Young