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Get to know our family of astonishing bands and entertainers, all experts in authentic, vintage American song from the 1920s to the 1960s:

Dan Gabel

Bandleader, Trombonist, Arranger, Clinician

Hailed as “the champion of Big Band music and vintage jazz” by the Syncopated Times, Dan Gabel brings a wealth of experience and true passion to everything he does. In addition to leading his own successful groups, Gabel is a first-call musician with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, and has toured 48 U.S. states, and extensively in Canada and Japan. As an educator, he taught High School full time for 7 years and now serves as Professor at Westfield University, as well as a frequent clinician for school and collegiate festivals. His arrangements have been featured around the world and on several critically-acclaimed recordings.

  • Trombonist

  • Vocalist

  • Music Director

  • Custom Arranging Services

  • Guest Artist

  • Guest Conductor

  • Guest Lecturer

  • Emcee

  • Contractor

“Dan Gabel is the real thing. He plays with an authentic sensibility, writes great arrangements, and leads a swinging band you can dance or listen to. Highly recommended. Plus, he’s a nice guy!”

-Larry O’Brien (retired leader of the Glenn Miller Orchestra for 25+ years and musical director for Frank Sinatra, Jr.)

Award-winning vocalist

Kimberly Hawkey

Bio Coming Soon!

  • Vocalist

  • Producer

  • Music Director

  • Guest Lecturer

  • Guest Coach

  • Vocal Workshop Leader

Dan Gabel and His Orchestra

Authentic 18-piece Big Band

Hailed by the Boston Globe as "The real deal... a band that looks and sounds just like the 1940s" Our premiere group.

  • Timeless Sound

  • Library of over 5,000 arrangements

  • Authentic instrumentation and period details

  • Male and Female Vocals

High Society Orchestra

The 20's Roar Again

Revel in the authentic sounds of our 11-piece Jazz-Age orchestra. The Great Gatsby, Flappers, and prohibition-era music in an unforgettable experience.

  • Authentic 1920s look and feel

  • Library of over 1,000 original arrangements from 1920-1935

  • Male and Female Vocals