Back for a third installment, “Swingin’ Christmas” brings the Chris Milyo Big Band with special guest vocal group “Kings Return” to our historic stage and will feature selections from Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite—along with other selections to warm your heart and get your toes tapping!
About the Chris Milyo Big Band: The Chris Milyo Big Band was formed to showcase the high quality of musicianship that the Dallas-Fort Worth area has to offer in a big band setting. Featuring some of the country’s finest musicians and composers, this world class group’s expressed purpose is to keep the spirit of swing music alive, while incorporating contemporary styles.
If you’re a lover of swingin’ jazz music, you don’t want to miss this holiday show!
“About Chris Milyo: https://centerstage.conn-selmer.com/artists/chris-milyo “
Kings Return is an a cappella vocal band of brothers. Formed in 2016 from pre-existing friendships, their sound is rooted in Gospel, Jazz, R&B & Classical music. Their name is a reminder to always be “our brother's keeper. And, of course, it pays homage to the King of Kings, Jesus, who has Himself, promised to return.
Kings Return’s version of “God Bless America” recently went viral and is propelling the group into international recognition. https://m.facebook.com/KingsReturnMusic/