Dick's Hot Pix
413 Sand Crane Court
Bradenton, FL 34212
941-708-0660 (fax)email@example.comCopyright © 2011 by
Dick Hall Productions, Inc.
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Since then, Banu and her sextet have been featured at numerous concerts, jazz festivals and on recordings, most notably, Banu's own label Swing Out. She has been on radio and television broadcasts: Entertainment Tonight, and PBS television series Dixieland Jazz from New Orleans; Joan Lunden's syndicated show Everyday - twice; American Public Radio's featured vocalist on Riverwalk, Live from the Landing; and sang the title song for the Great Chefs of New Orleans series. In 1986, Banu toured Europe with the late cornetist Wild Bill Davidson. She has continuously performed abroad with her band in Germany, England, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and with a contingent of her band in Australia. Other high points include performing in Dick Hyman's Jazz in July in 1991, and her band's appearances with many symphony orchestras including the St. Louis Symphony along with Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Tucson, San Diego, Sacramento, and New Orleans Symphonies and three sold out nights at the Hollywood Bowl with John Mauceri and the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
With an extensive repertoire of songs in the 1920's to '40 period, Banu's performances cover many high points of America's golden age of popular music. Not content to copy the past, Banu Gibson & the New Orleans Hot Jazz are creative within the boundaries of the genre. They consistently invent fresh and imaginative variations of songs as old as 60 years, giving new life to timeless, unforgettable music with their irresistible presentation.
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