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Central Florida’s ultimate big band brings a swingin’ end to the Celebration!

UCF’s Flying Horse big band performs compositions and arrangements composed for the band, including works by Van Morrison; The Neville Brothers; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and a suite for Miles Davis and James Brown. Several selections were recorded on Into the Mystic, the Flying Horse big band’s third release for Flying Horse Records, which charted nationally, and was on this year’s GRAMMY ballot.

Special guests include soul sensation T-Bone and DaVonda Simmons. The Flying Horse Big Band is directed by Jeff Rupert.

Luke Stribling, Andy Garcia, Gabe Wallace, Melanie Castro and Saul Dautch, saxophones. Matt Kerr, Ryan Flint, Christian Herrera, and Lenzty Jean-Louis, trombone. Alex Lewis, Marco Rivera, Josh Toler, and Courtney Normandin, trumpet. Mudel Honore, piano and Hammond organ, Luther burke, bass, Ryan Waszmer, guitar, and Steven Estes, drum set.