Nostalgic Reunion Jazz and Swing Band, Rochester NY

"With the present wave of Swing Music mania, these musicians are ready
to make their listeners swing, rock and roll as well as romantically move by
the tunes of mellow jazz." - Italian American Community News (April 1999)
Sit back, relax, and listen to the exciting sounds of Nostalgic Reunion...

Audio clips
band members
CD coming soon

Or liven up your next party or banquet with a few swinging dance tunes. Our ever-growing play list includes Ellington and Basie standards like Satin Doll and Shiny Stockin's plus "Cool Jazz" tunes by Gerry Mulligan, Oliver Nelson and Charlie Parker; charts like Line For Lyons, Stolen Moments, and Yardbird Suite. Click on Audio Clips and check out a few tunes from our upcoming 14 track CD, as well as cuts from our Live At The Forum '99 CD.   Band co-founder Leo Pontes arranges most of our charts, and also writes original compositions.

Jim Ferris adds another dimension to the band's sound with his innovative arrangements. The group's instrumentation includes 4 saxophones - two altos, a tenor, and a baritone - the nucleus of our unique sound, plus keyboards, bass, drums, and vocals. To our knowledge, we are the only saxophone jazz ensemble in upstate New York.