Treat yourself and a special someone to a celebration of hearts and flowers as PETE SORCE and THE SWING EXPLOSION SEXTET present IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SWING, a cabaret filled with memorable vocal and instrumental standards in the styles of the Rat Pack and big bands, at Elm Grove’s Sunset Playhouse, February 16-19, 2017.
As part of the professional SideNotes Cabaret Series, Pete and the group will present four performances in the intimate and relaxed atmosphere of Sunset’s Studio Theatre. The evening’s entertainment will offer timeless songs performed by a prestigious group of exceptional musicians.
PETE SORCE has performed with a “Who’s Who” of legendary entertainers including Les Brown, Nelson Riddle, Mel Tormé, and Duke Ellington. He attended Lincoln High School where he sang with his friend, Al Jarreau, and also worked with popular rock groups Big Apple and Toll Free. THE SWING EXPLOSION SEXTET includes Jeff LaBarge (leader/arranger and saxophone), John Rose (trumpet), Dave Smith (trombone), Chris Klinkhardt (keyboard), John Babbit/Jeff Hoormann (bass), and Jim Ryan (drums).
Performances are Thursday through Saturday, February 16-18 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 19 at 3:00 p.m.