Fans of 30s, 40s & 50s Big Band Swing

Melbourne, Australia
323 Members

Are you a lover of the big swingin' sounds of the 30s, 40s & 50s swing era? Do famous Big Bands like Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Harry James, Ray Anthony, Gene Krupa, Stan Kenton, et al, get your toes tapping and put a smile on your dial? Do singers like Frank Sinatra, Anita O'Day, Dean Martin, Peggy Lee, Bobby Darrin, Ella Fitzgerald, Buddy Greco, Eydie Gorme, Steve Lawrence et al, have you singin' in the shower, on your way to, from & at work? Do you find that the combination of these bands and singers is the perfect tonic to blow away the busy-ness of life, and get you back to your true happy centre?

We'll, the good news is, that Melbourne's renowned B# Big Band - - has been recreating these original sounds in glorious live and recorded hi fidelity for the past 13 years, and we're glad we've now found you via Meetup!

B# (that's B Sharp for those of you new to 'music speak') consists of Melbourne's highest calibre and experienced jazz and session musicians - including those that are regular band members in various theatre productions and on TV shows such as 'Dancing With The Stars' and ‘The Logie Awards’. Combined with our ability to re-create the magic of the 30s, 40s & 50s swing eras, you can be assured of a fabulous, heart reawakening experience that'll leave you smiling & saying "yes - I love it! When's the next gig?"

So join us, and stay tuned, 'cause like a fine wine, we and this music only get better with age, and we look forward to linking up with you!

Be sure to spread the word & check out these other useful B# pages in the meantime:

To purchase our ‘Live At Hamer Hall’ CD , visit:

To purchase our debut CD ‘Bounce!’, visit:

To join our mailing list and stay in touch with us, visit:

To learn more about us, visit: 


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