Big Band

Prangsters.jpgThe Prankster Big Band started in 1989 as a community jazz band class at Clackamas Community College under the direction of Leroy Anderson. Over the years, the Prangsters have become one of the most sought after dance bands in the Portland Metropolitan area.

The Prankster repertoire includes hundreds of dance tunes from the early swing era of Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey. A wide variety of ballroom dance and Latin dance styles may also be heard during their performances. Whether they're playing an up-tempo version of Cole Porter's "What is this Thing Called Love?" or delicately spinning emotions from "A Touch of Your Love" they'll have you at the edge of your seat or on the tips of your toes.

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