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Meet Music City Big Band, Add a Fun Swing to Your Wedding!

There’s something to be said about a great jazz number. Jazz is not dead! It’s still much alive and loved and here for your wedding event with Music City Big Band! Music City Big Band is here for you to help keep your guests enjoying their time and keep their feet moving! Bonus as they would be great for your ceremony musicians and also cocktail hour! They are known for their performances in Nashville that have drawn huge crowds and they can do the same for you. Don’t skip over Music City Big Band!

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Tell us about Music City Big Band + how long you’ve been in business.

Casey Brefka (band leader): Since its establishment in 2017, Music City Big Band has thrived as a versatile musical ensemble dedicated to the performance of jazz music for discerning audiences. Founded with the dual purpose of presenting captivating concerts and providing dynamic dance music experiences, our journey has been marked by numerous successful performances. Among our achievements, we take pride in our acclaimed concerts and our prowess in the realm of swing dancing. Notably, in 2018, we secured a coveted monthly residency at Woolworth on Fifth, drawing consistent crowds of 200-300 enthusiasts for our exhilarating swing dancing nights. Additionally, since 2019, we have been prominently featured at the Centennial Park Big Band dances in Nashville, where our performances routinely captivate audiences ranging from 500 to 1000 attendees.

How did you get started in weddings?

Casey Brefka (band leader): I started doing weddings because I enjoy the lively atmosphere of the reception, where everyone gathers to celebrate the couple and have a good time. It’s a chance to play upbeat music that gets everyone dancing and enjoying themselves.

What’s the philosophy behind Music City Big Band?

Casey Brefka (band leader): Our guiding philosophy prioritizes both audience satisfaction and the elevation of musical artistry. We aim to captivate and impress our audiences while enabling our musicians to concentrate on their craft through the rendition of challenging yet engaging music that fosters movement and enjoyment among listeners.

What are your strengths compared to others wedding bands?

Casey Brefka (band leader): Our preeminent advantage within the industry lies in the caliber of our ensemble members, the majority of whom constitute Nashville’s top-tier and highly sought-after studio session musicians. Distinguished by their exceptional musicianship, our band stands prominently above comparable counterparts in the region. Additionally, our roster includes accomplished composers who can readily fulfill client requests for original musical compositions, further enhancing our versatility and appeal.

What attracts couples to book Music City Big Band?

Casey Brefka (band leader): We are looking for discerning couples who want to elevate their event to a level far beyond expectation and bring that “wow” factor. Folks generally have to attend a ticketed event in a concert hall for this experience…we are bringing that experience to our clients and providing them with not only top-notch talent, but memories that will last a lifetime.

Wow, Casey! Thank you so much for sharing this insight about Music City Big Band! We cannot wait to hear you all in and around Nashville!

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