Music and Dance with a free Root Beer Float – Wednesday November 5th 2014

The Big Band of Rossmoor presents “Music and Dance with a free Root Beer Float.


Which do you prefer?  A Big Band Show or A Big Band Dance?  Your invited to both as The Big Band of Rossmoor performs a swingin show. Root Beer Floats are a signature piece of the bands culture. All ballroom dancers are encouraged.

The show features dance tunes from the WWII songbook as well as movie tunes from Broadways’ most popular shows. In addition the songs that Fred Astaire danced to on the movie set are included in the Fred Astaire Medley.  This original compositions are written by Rossmoor’s own Frank Como.

Generations In Jazz Foundation is particularly proud to present The Big Band of Rossmoor featuring musicians ranging from 12 years old to 92.  Together these musicians will share with you both music and their different cultures as they blend yesterday with today.

The music of the big band era has not changed but its musicians are changing.  Enjoy this multi-generational band in the last of its 14 performances during 2014.

Tickets are $5 at the door. Doors open at 7 and the show and dance begin at 7:30.

Come dance or watch the show on Wednesday November 5.

Free Root Beer Floats are provided by The Big Band of Rossmoor students and parents.

For concert or show free updates click on “Become A Member” at the very top right.  Membership is free.  Music is good for you!


Saturday July 19th, 5:30 pm – USO Show with The Big Band of Rossmoor!

Join your friends and neighbors as we give thanks to our Veterans while honoring our Active Duty Troops from Travis AFB and Fort Parks.

Bring a picnic and enjoy an evening of music and sunset.

USO Concert Banner 2014

With The Swingin’ Blue Stars

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About The Big Band of Rossmoor

Our goal is to build community by providing educational, performance, and cultural opportunities for all ages. Our 32 piece Big Band is unique and is comprised of musicians ages 14 to 91. In addition to a standard 17-piece Big Band we are complimented by string, clarinet, and flute sections.

2014 Events

  • April 17th – Premier Opening Show and Dance at New Rossmoor Events Center
  • May 10th – Concert at the Reservoir
  • May 24th – Jeremiah O’Brien Cruise
  • May 25th – Livermoor Air Field – WWII Collings Foundation Show
  • New: July 19th – Lafayette Reservoir – USO Show from 5:30PM – 8:30PM. Free Show & Picnic
  • September 14th – Students Rising Above @ Orinda Country Club
  • November 5th – Events Center Rossmoor Show and Dance

Check back for more details!