This year the Flatirons Jazz Orchestra will be the featured act at the Longmont Jazz Festival, Saturday July 20th, from 3:40 to 4:40 pm on 5th Avenue in the heart of thriving downtown Longmont.
Put this FREE and FAMILY FRIENDLY Festival on your calendar now. Bring the whole family downtown and celebrate Jazz while enjoying the Longmont Downtown Creative District.
FJO is a traditional 18-piece BIG BAND that authentically recreates the romance and excitement of the Swing-Era, with dance music by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Gene Krupa, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Diane Schuur, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Rich, and more.
Composed of the region’s most outstanding professional musicians, and one of the finest jazz singers in the country, this is swing dance music that will have everyone on their feet. FJO mixes swinging classics with smoky ballads and easy-listening concert pieces; something for everyone. Rated “Best Big Band in Denver” by CBS Local, and “One of the 10 Best Jazz Bands in Denver” by ReverbNation.