Johnny Manhattan Orchestra

Johnny Manhattan Orchestra

The Johnny Manhattan Orchestra is a 17-piece professional swing orchestra featuring original arrangements of the greatest hits of the Swing Era recorded by Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Les Brown, Artie Shaw, Count Basie and more.
Travel back in time to a live nationwide radio broadcast from 1940 originating from a famous New York City venue featuring “The Toast of New York City, The Johnny Manhattan Orchestra!” Led by Lincoln trumpeter John Tavlin as bandleader and emcee Johnny Manhattan, the Johnny Manhattan Orchestra also features professional vocalists Natalie Tavlin as “Ruby Diamond, The Swingin’est Lady in All Of New York City” and Kellyn Wooten as “Broadway’s Singing Sensation, Kellyn Kelly.”

This concert is FREE to attend in person or via live webcast, but registration is required to reserve tickets. There is also the option to add a donation to support the Lied Center.

This presentation is made possible in part with generous support by Patron Friend Sponsor Art & Chris Zygielbaum and Linda & Del Smith. 

Lied Center for Performing Arts

Upcoming Events

May 15, 2021 | 1:30 & 5:30 PM
May 16, 2021 | 12-1:30 PM
May 20, 2021 | 10:00 AM