With special guest Randy Sandke. In addition to being the host of WDCB's "All Things Jazz" John Burnett is the leader of "maybe the best contemporary swing big band on the planet" - Amazon.com. Formed in 1999 this orchestra is comprised of topnotch Chicago musicians and features guest vocalist Frieda Lee. This live recording was captured at Fitzgerald's in Berwyn, IL and the band is joined by special guest trumpeter Randy Sandke. Groovin' High, Night In Tunisia, Struttin' With Some Barbeque, One O'Clock Jump, Sweet Georgia Brown, April In Paris and more.
•"His object is to keep the big band alive and swingin'. In this, he has done admirably well." - Louie Bellson.