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It’s ‘Swingtime’ April 8th in Penn Yan

Those who enjoy listening to the music of the “Big Band Era” or who love to “cut a rug,” will be glad to know that the Penn Yan Kiwanis Club will again sponsor Springtime – Swingtime featuring the Southern Tier All-Star Jazz Band Sunday, April 8 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Penn Yan Moose Lodge on East Elm St.

The 16-piece jazz orchestra from the upstate New York area specializes in the big band hits from the 30s to the present time. They will play the music of Glen Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and some more recent tunes.

Since 1983, the Southern Tier All-Star Jazz Band has been performing some of the greatest and most familiar tunes from the big band era and is the longest-running jazz band in central New York. They usually perform the first Sunday of each month from September to May. For more information, check out southerntierallstarjazzband.com.

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