The Los Alamos Big Band is hosting a Fall Concert and Dance, 7-9 p.m. Friday Oct. 27 at Fuller Lodge. Admission is free; donations are welcome.
The Los Alamos Big Band is a 16-instrument 1940s Glenn Miller-style swing band that plays dance music for public events, weddings, conventions, fund raisers, and
more. The band will be playing favorites such as In The Mood; String of Pearl; Sing, Sing, Sing; New York, New York and even Clarinet Polka.
The band also features two well-known vocalists, Elisa Enriquez and Rene LeClaire, who will perform famous tunes such as Chicago, Fly Me to the Moon, Lady is a Tramp, and Moonglow. It even happens from time to time that one of our instrumentalists picks up the microphone for a song.
The band has been playing at dances throughout Northern New Mexico since 1984 under the direction of Jan McDonald, who was for many years the band director at