SOMETHING SPECIAL with its Basie style is considered to be one of the finest swing/jazz bands. The band has been featured at many of the major music and jazz festivals throughout the New York metropolitan area and has accompanied Count Basie band leader, Frank Foster, jazz trumpeter, Clark Terry, and internationally famous bassist Percy Heath during its concert/show services. Something Special Big Band also has six recordings to date.

The highly talented band consists of five saxophones, four trombones, four trumpets, and a full rhythm section. All the members of the band are professional musicians and most of them have performed with great swing bands such as Buddy Rich, Lionel Hampton, and Count Basie. The band plays a variety of big band music from nostalgia to contemporary swing, but is best known for its exciting Basie style. All performances include a male or female blues singer.

  • Whirly Bird
  • Shiny Stockings
  • Every Day
  • Summertime
  • One O'Clock Jump
  • In The Mood
  • Tuxedo Junction
  • Jersey Bounce
  • You Made Me Love
  • Two O'Clock Jump