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"It’s like walking into a ballroom dance out of the past, and it is wonderful." - The New York Times

"It’s like walking into a ballroom dance out of the past, and it is wonderful." - The New York Times

Bringing the Big Band era to life!

The Fairfield Counts is a 19-member big band playing the best of the Big Band music for all occasions. The band is located in Fairfield County Connecticut and they entertain audiences in the tri-state area of Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.

The Band plays at all types of occasions, including country clubs, civic organization affairs, private events such as weddings, dinner/dances and holiday parties. Every summer the group can be heard at outdoor concerts, festivals and get-togethers.

Founded in 1976, the Fairfield Counts Orchestra has, over the years, attracted top caliber musicians whose intent is to recreate the unique big band sounds. It is now considered one of the premier big bands on the East Coast. Seventeen musicians, a musical director and a superb female vocalist, the Counts have been the featured orchestra at many area country clubs and civic organization affairs, in addition to appearances at private parties in New York City at Windows On The World, the Supper Club, Red Blazer Too, The Yale Club, The Hotel Pierre and aboard the Intrepid Aircraft Carrier in New York Harbor.

Recorded at a recent affair, this short compilation features tunes from the Fairfield Counts' extensive music library:

* Take the A Train
* Easy Living
* It’s Alright With Me
* When You’re Smiling
* The Preacher
* Woodchopper’s Ball