‘Swingtime’ to Perform Big Band Greatest Hits January 12 at Riverside Presbyterian Church

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Cocoa Beach's 'The Music Church' Swings in the New Year featuring Big Band favorites

The Swingtime Band, under the direction of Art Martin will perform ‘Big Band Greatest Hits’ on January 12 at Riverside Presbyterian Church in Cocoa Beach. For a free ticket, call 321-525-7825. (Melbourne Municipal Band image)

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – If it’s January in Cocoa Beach, it can mean only one thing: Big Band music at Riverside Presbyterian Church.

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE A FREE TICKET

The church will swing in 2020 with Big Band Greatest Hits, a free concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, January 12 at 3400 N. Atlantic Avenue (A1A).

Big Band Greatest Hits will feature the Swingtime Band, under the direction of saxophonist, Art Martin, who has performed with the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie and The Platters.

Popular vocalist Len Fallen, along with Sally Hart, best known for her time on The Lawrence Welk Show, will be singing a treasure trove of favorites during Big Band Greatest Hits.

Adding to the authentic sound will be The Swingtimers Vocal Trio with Connie Maltby, Diana Sageser and Dave Hutson, performing “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Sentimental Journey” and “Chattanooga Choo Choo” in the tight harmony style reminiscent of Manhattan Transfer.

Connie Maltby, Diana Sageser and Dave Hutson are The Swingtimers Vocal Trio, performing with the Swingtime Band during ‘Big Band Greatest Hits’ on January 12 at Riverside Presbyterian Church in Cocoa Beach. For a free ticket, call 321-525-7825 (Swingtimers Trio image)

Known as The Music Church, Riverside Presbyterian Church in Cocoa Beach presents free concerts as part of the Dr. Vernon Boushell concert series, a musical legacy dedicated to uplifting the people of Brevard.

A free ticket for the concert can be reserved online HERE or by calling 321-525-7825.

Riverside Presbyterian Church concert producer, Mason Gibson knows Big Band Greatest Hits will be a crowd-pleaser at The Music Church.

“The free tickets go very quickly for this annual concert,” said Gibson. “People just love the energetic Big Band sound of Swingtime. Because of their popularity, we suggest folks reserve their free tickets before they’re all gone.”

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Each concert included in the Dr. Vernon Boushell Concert Series is of an enduring and uplifting nature, performed with affection for the people of Brevard.

For a schedule of concerts at The Music Church, please visit www.RiversidePres.org or call 321-525-7825.

The Swingtime Band, under the direction of Art Martin will perform ‘Big Band Greatest Hits’ on January 12 at Riverside Presbyterian Church in Cocoa Beach. For a free ticket, call 321-525-7825. (Melbourne Municipal Band image)

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