Mike Ficco & The Long Island Jazz Orchestra
Specializing in performing swing arrangements of the 1940s to present, the Long Island Jazz Orchestra have been featured in concert settings, clinics for students, and more.
The Long Island Jazz Orchestra is recognized as one of the most exciting and versatile 16 piece jazz big bands in the New York Metropolitan area and as the premier swing band of Long Island. It was formed by Mike Ficco with some of the area’s finest and most accomplished jazz musicians.
The Long Island Jazz Orchestra specializes in performing the original distinctive arrangements of the big band and swing orchestras of the 1940s to present, along with original contemporary arrangements and premier compositions.
Performances have featured the Long Island Jazz Orchestra in concert settings, cabaret settings, clinics for students of jazz as well as social settings such weddings, birthdays, swing dances, and cocktail parties.
Each musician is a conservatory trained music specialist that has a deep and sincere love for the art of jazz. We are all experienced professional musicians who love to play jazz for our own satisfaction and ultimately for YOU, our audience, to enjoy. It is our pleasure to perform for your enjoyment the original compositions and arrangements of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, Rob McConnell, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Les Hooper, Thad Jones, Benny Goodman and others.
Book Our Swing Band For Your Long Island Event Or Social Gathering
Planning a concert series in one of the parks of Long Island or perhaps a swing dance party for a social club? Call us at (631) 723-0693 to book our swing band. The Long Island Jazz Orchestra is available to perform for any occasions throughout Long Island, NY.