George Gee Swing Orchestra / Press

"Gee and his posse walk a fine line between the reminiscence of the Swing Era (forgoing pious over-reverence) and post bop modernism with grace, panache, and plenty of joie de vivre...."

"....give wings to the feet and invites you to move....."

"George Gee takes the music and runs with it into the new century...."

"...doubt there's a better suis generis band in America.....and most likely in Europe too"

"George Gee plays music that sings the virtues of swing for all to hear...."

“George Gee's smart orchestrations, acute ability to read his audience and amazing assembly of players are sure to take any party to a higher degree ...he certainly did for mine.”

Sundance film producer & Happy Groom - Jared Ian Goldman

“George Gee is the proud torch bearer of the Big Band flame not just in Harlem, but all around the world!”

CEO. Jazzmobile - Robin-Bell Stevens

“George Gee is an awesome bandleader - a perfect mix of music and personality.”

PBS Producer "The Unforgettable Hampton Family" - Julie Cohen

“Dancer swarm to see George Gee's manic band every Tuesday at SWING46!”

The New York Times

“Thank you, George, for a wedding night of dancing that we'll never forget.”

Emmy Award Actor - Julianna Margulies

"The swingin'est band in the land!"

legendary Savoy dancer - Frankie Manning

"George Gee towers over the competition!"

Hall of Fame basketball great - Magic Johnson

"You guys sound great! I should know, I produced many of those songs!"

famed producer/musician - Quincy Jones

“My man, Georgie, has a bright future in the swing business!”

original Big Band leader - Count Basie

"George Gee towers over the competition!"

Hall of Fame basketball star - Magic Johnson

“The George Gee Orchestra not only played at my wedding in '82, but also for my daughter's wedding in '11! His amazing professionalism, enthusiasm and big band sound made both our weddings outstanding! ”

Happy Bride & Mother - Lee Bollinger

“The George Gee Big Band has a simple message: Happy Swing. And it delivers throughout.”

The News & Observer, Raleigh, NC

"George Gee knows how to play dance music!"

big band arranger & "Shiny Stockings" composer - Frank Foster