Sounds Like: Count Basie, Duke Ellington and jazz band, Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa
Label: GJAZZ Records
Manager: George Gee
Bio: Big Bandleader George Gee lead his George Gee Swing Orchestra in his hometown of NYC, while travelin' far and wide spreading the Gospel of Swing Jazz and Lindy Hop to the far corners of the world. A favorite amongst dance legends Frankie Manning and Dawn Hampton, George and his band continues to... See Full BioMore Info
The Tim Gill All-Stars 11-piece Big Band featuring star vocalist Miss Adryon De Leon is not your grandfather’s big band. Their irresistible cocktail of swinging, vintage groove mixed with hip, youthful energy puts a 21st century spin on the iconic crooner image.
TIME OUT NY says Forbidden City is: • One of the 5 best events in NYC this week! (Critics' Pick) • One of the 5 sexiest events in NYC this week! (NSFW) Each of the 3 floors at the world famous Copacabana features a live band, full bar, and Brazilwood dance floors, including the rooftop! Please join us for dancing, dinner, and drinks after work. featuring live music by: GEORGE GEE SWING ORCHESTRA GORDON WEBSTER SEXTET THE GRAND STREET STOMPERS - - - It's a hot and steamy night in this city... this Forbidden City. A fellow traveler told me about a secret spot; every city has one - the kind of place you only hear about - a den of hot swingin music, dancing, showgirls, imbibing, and general frivolity -- with dames breaking hearts and gents dressed to the nines. Be sure you're on the next steamer due to arrive in SHANGHAI on July 10th; the first of many stops in my travels... won't you join me? - - - PROHIBITION PRODUCTIONS (The Salon), and George Gee present "FORBIDDEN CITY: Shanghai" - at The Copacabana featuring Live Music on the main dance floor by: * GEORGE GEE SWING ORCHESTRA featuring vocalist John Dokes. (performs from 8:30pm - 12am) * THE GRAND STREET STOMPERS featuring Gordon AU and Molly Ryan (performs from 7:30 - 9:45pm) on the rooftop bar and dance floor with: * GORDON WEBSTER SEXTET (performs from 10:15pm - 1:15am) with Master of Ceremonies and Emcee Extraordinaire Dandy Wellington DJ VaVaVoon DJ Adam Lee and Zhou Yi Playing the Chinese Pipa Classic Asian inspired burlesque by: Calamit Y. Chang Minx Arcana plus our GoGo Dancers and stage kittens Stella Chuu Cheekie Lane and the lovely FORBIDDEN CITY GIRLS Vintage Fashion Show by ALLURE ORIGINAL STYLES FREE Beginner swing dance lesson from 7:30-8pm by MIMI LIU - - - FORBIDDEN CITY: Shanghai Wednesday, July 10, 2013 doors open at 7:00pm / live music starts at 7:30pm / party till late Info & tickets at http://www.thesalon.biz/forbiddencity 21+ (ID required) THE COPACABANA at 268 w47th St (btw Broadway and 8th Ave) New York, NY www.copacabanany.com ---------------------------------------------- **TICKETS** GENERAL ADMISSION includes dance lesson, and access to all floors. $20 - Early Bird Tickets (ends June 26th) $25 - Advance Tickets (online) $30 - at the Door DINNER SPECIAL $30 - in advance (online) $35 - at the door Includes general admission, dance lesson, dinner buffet, and access to all floors. Enjoy dinner with live music! Buffet includes Noodle Stir Fry w/shredded chicken (on side), Vegtable fried rice, mixed salad bar, and fortune cookies. Served from 7:30-9:30pm Add Onto General Admission $10 - Dinner Buffet Enjoy dinner with live music! Buffet includes Noodle Stir Fry w/shredded chicken (on side), Vegtable fried rice, mixed salad bar, and fortune cookies. Served from 7:30-9:30pm $25 - VIP Access Gain entry to the VIP area, includes tables and seating in the spacious VIP area overlooking the main dance floor and mainstage. - - - - - - - - VIP PACKAGE #1 includes VIP entry & skip any lines, admission, dance lesson, access to VIP area, access to all floors, food buffet, and TWO premium drink tickets (gratuity for drinks not included). $50 - Early Bird (ends June 26th) $55 - Online in Advance $60 - at the door VIP PACKAGE #2 includes VIP entry & skip any lines, admission, dance lesson, access to VIP area, access to all floors, food buffet, and FOUR premium drink tickets (gratuity for drinks not included). $70 - Early Bird (ends June 26th) $75 - Online in Advance $80 - at the door ---------------------------------------------- Forbidden City creates a unique immersion experience into a different city at each event at the world famous Copacabana. Forbidden City is a new collaboration between Prohibition Productions (producers of THE SALON), and George Gee the leader of one of the top Swing bands in the country. Featuring a spectacular lineup of more than 35 performers and entertainers at FORBIDDEN CITY: SHANGHAI, including 3 bands for your lounging 'n dancing pleasure. Each floor features its own bar, band, DJ, and dancing... plus, the gorgeous rooftop lounge opens up to they night sky! For those bringing an appetite, the Copa's chef is preparing a special dinner buffet... we'll keep your toes tappin to live music during dinner, then enjoy more live music, dancing, lounging and imbibing from some of the top talent in this Forbidden City. ---------------------------------------------- produced by Patrick Soluri (Prohibition Productions / The Salon) and George Gee
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