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George Gee starts at BOND45 and More Upcoming Big Band Shows!

Starting Monday, May 16, Fireman Hospitality Group's Bond 45 in Times Square has a new headliner every Monday night from 8-11 pm for dining and dancing!
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>> Produced by Steve Garrin, George Gee and the Make-Believe Ballroom Orchestra will perform downstairs at Bond 45 starting in May kicking off during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
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>> As a native New Yorker and Chinese American big band leader, George Gee grew up with a fascination of big band music of the 1930's and 40's. In 1980, he founded the 14-piece George Gee Swing Orchestra (also known as the Make-Believe Ballroom Orchestra). George and his Orchestra have appeared at Lincoln Center, the Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival in New York, and around the globe for the past four decades. George is popular with lindy hoppers worldwide, including legendary Savoy Ballroom-dancers Frankie Manning and Dawn Hampton.
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>> He returned to his NYC hometown in 1990 and since has been performing regularly at Lincoln Center Midsummer Night Swing, SWING46, Merv Griffin's Coconut Club (Beverly Hills), The Cicada Club (LA), The Supper Club (now known as The Edison Ballroom), Birdland, The Rainbow Room, Smalls, Copacabana, and Django's.
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>> His musical resume includes special events with Magic Johnson, Quincy Jones, Scarlet Johansson, President Clinton, plus jazz luminaries including Clark Terry, Frank Foster, and Jimmy Heath. International tours include Japan, Switzerland, Jordan, Brazil, Canada, South Korea and across the U.S.
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>> Gee is known as the original "Keeper Of The Flame" of the classic Big Band musical genre, having been mentored by Mr. Count Basie.
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>> Doors open at 7:30 pm at Bond 45, with performances from 8-11 pm. $25 CASH music charge at the door, plus $25 F&B minimum.
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>> To listen to George and his band, visit: https://bit.ly/3k3WX9t
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>> BOND45 is located at 221 West 46th Street, NYC 10036
>> Reservations at (212) 869 - 4545 www.BOND45ny.com
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>> ALSO DON"T MISS THESE UPCOMING GREAT SHOWS!
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>> *The George Gee Swing Orchestra continues its 25-year weekly run at SWING46 Jazz & Supper, appearing every Sunday from 9pm to 12pm.
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>> *A special evening of Big Band Jazz on Sunday, May 22nd for a 730pm set at the world-famous Birdland Jazz Club!
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>> *Friday. July 1st at Lincoln Center's Summer For The City outdoor music festival



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