“Best Big Band in Denver” — CBS Local

“Classic Swing for a New Generation”


Exciting, elegant and fun, the 18-piece Flatirons Jazz Orchestra recreates the romance and excitement of the Swing Era: Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, , and more.  Featuring one of the finest jazz singers in America, Deborah Stafford.

Come Dance With Us!

Denver Big Band at Avalon

FJO at the Avalon Ballroom

Saturday, June 16
The WWII Ball is sold out
but you can still join us for Big Band Swing Dance Night at the Avalon Ballroom in Boulder.

Doors open at 6:45. Free Swing Dance lessons at 7:00. Three hours of live music from 8:00 to 11:00. Boulder’s largest cushioned dance floor. Family friendly, no bar, but you can bring your own wine or beer. Snacks provided. $15 at the door.  Advance tickets at: eventbrite.com


Dickens Opera House

3rd & Main, Longmont

Friday, July 27
Big Band Swing Dance Night at the historic Dickens Opera House in Longmont. Special exhibition dancing by the Pearl Street Jive dance troupe.

Doors open at 6:30. Free Swing Dance lessons at 7:00. Three hours of live music from 8:00 to 11:00. Come early for dinner. Great food. Two bars. Singles & beginners welcome. $15 at the door. Advance tickets at: eventbrite.com


Featuring the Denver Swing Project Dance Troupe

Featuring the Pearl Street Jive dance troupe

Swinging Dance Band

Partnering with Pearl Street Jive

Imagine, a night out at The Cotton Club, dressed in tux, tails and furs. It’s New York, 1939, the era of the big bands. The stage is loaded with a grand piano, 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, an upright bass, guitar, drums and a lovely lady singer. You take your escort by the hand, and step out into the crowded dance floor, you spirits lifted by the music, practically floating.

Perfect for a “Great Gatsby,” “Casino Royal,” or “USO Show” theme party. Any time you want very classy and exciting entertainment.

We cover it all, from a quiet cocktail hour quartet to an elegant evening of ballroom dancing: Charleston, Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Rumba, Jump, even Cha Cha Cha. Perfect for weddings, receptions, parties, festivals and corporate events.

We can dress jazz-festival casual to tux-&-tails formal. We happily accommodate special requests, and can plan a show that they’ll be talking about for years. Call us to explore alternate configurations, from cool quartet to a full-size Jazz Orchestra.

Our fees include travel, booking fees, and even our own PA system, saving you hundreds of dollars.

Call now to explore the possibilities:
Orvel Ray “Sticks” Wilson
Call:  303-642-0510
eMail Sticks(at)FlatironsJazzOrchestra.com


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