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The Swing Machine

Larry Schaefer and the Swing Machine band

Larry Schaefer and the Swing Machine band

The 17 piece Swing Machine has a working library of over 350 charts including many arrangements as played by the great bands of the 30s and 40s such as Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Bunny Berigan, Will Bradley, Ray McKinley, Les Brown, Larry Clinton, Bob Crosby, Jimmy Dorsey, Tommy Dorsey, Roy Eldridge, Duke Ellington, Dennis Farnon, Bob Florence, Benny Goodman, Glen Gray, Erskine Hawkins, Fletcher Henderson, Harlen Leonard, Jimmy Lunceford, Ray Noble, Jan Savitt, Bobby Sherwood, Rex Stewart, Claude Thornhill, Chick Webb and that other guy: Glenn Miller. The band also performs from custom charts written especially for the Swing Machine.

Vocalists on occasion are Avon Campredon, Tia Harris, Rod Sewer, and Vaughn Wiester who sings with the small band.

Swing Machine founder Larry Schaefer sadly passed away in April 2016. The Central Ohio Music Scene lost a great man and a great friend.

George M. Paree is currently leading the band. George will provide an exciting band for your enjoyment.

Call George at (614) 329-5577, (614) 442-5577 or email George at gmparee@aol.com. Small groups are available.

Learn more at: www.theswingmachine.org