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Swing music that will have everyone on their feet.

Rated “Best Big Band in Denver” by CBS Local, FJO is a traditional 18-piece big band.  We authentically recreate the great Swing-Era dance music of Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Gene Krupa, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Diane Schuur, Buddy Rich, and more. We play all the major dance venues in the Front Range, as well as weddings, festivals and parties.


Jimmy West

Piano, Electric Keyboards, Vocals

David Ernst

Bass Trombone

Richard Mason

1st Trumpet

Doug Rasmussen

1st Tenor/Clarinet/Flute

Patty Shaw

1st Alto Sax and Clarinet

Dick Shaw

Tenor/Alto/Bari saxes

John Kotches

2nd Tenor Sax/Soprano Sax/Flute
  • I had the pleasure of hiring them for a fundraiser. The dancing didn't stop, and the event raised $152,000.
    Susan Olenwine
    Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, 303-912-7898
    Susan Olenwine
  • Your magic touch elevated our event to the highest standards we could expect. Absolutely beautiful.
    Kathy Gingery
    Founder & CEO, Shining Stars Foundation, 970-531-5050
    Kathy Gingery
  • Great to work with, and the music is excellent. They are in the top tier of bands that I engage for my events.
    Jim Borzym
    Owner, American Vernacular Dance, 720-317-3946
    Nim Borzym
  • A first class professional band, with talent to spare! So memorable we immediately booked them for next year.
    Tim Boddington
    Tim Boddington


Live at the Buffalo Rose

Sunday Swing

Join us on the Second Sunday
of the Month, with free beginner
dance lessons and two sets of live
big band swing.

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