Metro Detroit Jazz Orchestra

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Metro Detroit Jazz Orchestra
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Background information
Origin Warren, MI
Genres Jazz
Years active 2015 - Present
Website
metrodetroitjazzorchestra.com
Facebook
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Members
Saxophones

Jim Wilpula (Band Leader)
Aleks Staroska
Len Temelini
Goode Wyche
Jason Didia

Trumpets
Brandon Cooper
Tim Kalvaitis
Mike Skrzynski
Andy Wickstrom

Trombones
Mike Rumbell
Steve Braun
Ken Lucy
Travis Cook


Rhythm Section
Duncan Jones
John Dana
Joe Chila

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Past members
Josh James, Brian Romeo, Trent Harris,John Gonthier, Mark Taylor

About

This 17-piece jazz orchestra was formed in 2015 by Detroit transplant and baritone saxophonist Jim Wilpula. The Metro Detroit Jazz Orchestra is dedicated to playing the very best in big band jazz is dedicated to playing jazz music that was written and arranged by some of the best writers in jazz history. They also play compositions and arrangements that have been written by members of the orchestra and other outstanding writers and arrangers throughout the Metro Detroit area.


Their featured male vocalist, Gary Sacco, has been on the scene in Metro Detroit for many years. Gary has established himself as an outstanding singer and his vocal stylings bring us all back to the glory days of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Our featured male vocalist, Gary Sacco, has been on the scene in Metro Detroit for many years. Gary has established himself as an outstanding singer and his vocal stylings bring us all back to the glory days of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Not only does Gary sing with MDJO, but he can also be seen with various other bands throughout the area.


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