Celebrating Our 43rd Anniversary!

"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 orchestra that plays the best of the classic Big Band music for all occasions. Located in Fairfield County, CT the Counts entertain audiences all throughout the tri-state area of Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.

The Counts play at all types of occasions, from country clubs and civic organization affairs to 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 has consistently attracted top caliber musicians whose passion is recreating the unique sounds of the Big Band era. Considered one of the premier big bands on the East Coast and boasting seventeen musicians, a musical director and a superb female vocalist, the Counts have been the featured entertainment at such exclusive venues as 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.

Contact us today to learn more about how The Fairfield Counts can make your event unforgettable!

One of our fabulous fans sent us this video of the encore from our most recent appearance at Westport’s Levitt Pavilion! (Recorded August 2018)

Enjoy this compilation featuring some of the Counts' best-loved charts: Take the A Train, Easy Living, It’s Alright With Me, When You’re Smiling, The Preacher, and Woodchopper’s Ball! (Recorded November 2014)

Check out some highlights from the Counts' annual summer gig at the Levitt Pavilion in Westport, CT! (Recorded August 2016)