Junius Courtney Big Band featuring Denise Perrier at YOSHIs Oakland on SUNDAY DECEMBER 8 for "The Holidays at Duke's Place." Your hottest holiday invitation has arrived! Get your spirit on early this year and head over to the best jazz club around. One show only at 8 PM: and get your tickets ASAP. We don't want you left out in the cold! Full details at: Upcoming Shows.
The Junius CourtneyBig Band's just-released CD "US" is the work of a Bay Area institution and a big musical family that, according to jazz writer Andy Gilbert, "embodies swing."
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The Junius Courtney Big Band delivers the power and subtlety of authentic swing. Led by drummer Nat Courtney, son of the late bandleader and trumpet player Junius Courtney, and under the musical direction of George “Jazzbeaux” Spencer, the Junius Courtney Big Band thrives via a combination of exciting jazz charts and impressive jazz chops. With internationally-acclaimed recording artist Denise Perrier out front on vocals, the Junius Courtney Big Band redefines the classics and presents originals as new as tomorrow morning. Its twenty-piece strength and forty-plus-years lifetime bring high-definition to the bandstand. As audiences have found, the Junius Courtney Big Band lifts off in live performance to delirious realms of swing.