Rave Reviews for Mississippi Swing!...

"...Had you closed your eyes, you would have thought Glenn Miller was back in town...The crowd rose to their feet and through a tremendous applause demanded an encore...."Bravo", was shouted by several jazz enthusiasts..."
Northside Sun, 2005
 
"...The music was the talk of the party...What a thrill to have such a talented group of musicians dedicated to enriching the lives of others. You are a great asset to our community..."
Jean Clark, St. Dominic Hospital, 2006
 
"That's my kind of music!"
New Directions Dance, 2006
 
"...Lori Blount, with her dulcet voice, will bring the crowd to a standing ovation..."
Northside Sun, 2007
 
"The band sounds more like the bands I listened to growing up!"
St. Dominic Christmas Party, 2007
 
"...Under the baton of David Schommer...this jazz group cuts loose!..."
Northside Sun, 2008
 
"I'm a real jazz buff, and this group plays the kind of jazz I really love..."
Walter Redden, 2008
 
"On behalf of Home Depot...I would like to thank you for your help...it was a great day...I hopefully will see you guys again next year...thank you for your time and great music!"
Lisa Fendlason, Home Depot (Madison), 2008

"We were thrilled with your performance! We have had so many compliments. I heard more than one person say that this was the best event we’ve ever had! We had a call from someone in Pelahatchie who said her family drove all the way to Flowood to hear the band. She added that “the concert was the best thing they have been able to attend since they moved to Mississippi!” We had a Rotary meeting today and one of the members who attended told me he thought the band was “fantastic!” He wanted to know how I found out about your group and how he might contact you. Several parents commented  that their families – children included - were totally absorbed with the music. Many others have taken time to thank us for a wonderful evening. I called my boss at Central MS Regional Library System Headquarters on Friday and told her how successful our event was. They were pleased as well. It was the largest crowd we’ve had for an adult program, so that should be an indication of how excited everyone was. I think next year we may have to clear a dance floor, because many mentioned that they wanted to get up and dance! I simply can’t say enough about how much everyone enjoyed your being here. It really was a perfect way to “swing into the holidays.” The selections were wonderful. I look forward to having you all come back and hope you will consider coming again."
Jan Neal, Branch Manager, G.Chastaine Flynt Memorial Library, 2008

"They always play such wonderful music! It doesn't matter what age or how agile you are, you want to up and dance when you hear this band! "
Delores Irvin, 2008

"The band is terrific! The fact that it is a volunteer band says so much because you can tell they love that they do. They are all very professional." 
Bob Litro, 2008

"They are just wonderful! I was carried away with them!"
Annette Redden, 2008

"We love the Swing Band and attend all of their concerts...We missed seeing David in his Santa's hat this time!"
Travis & Elizabeth Staton, St. Dominic Christmas Party 2008

"I was thrilled to hear some of the old Glenn Miller songs like Tuxedo Junction and String of Pearls."
Emilie Those, 2008

"We love you!"
"Bravo!"
"You were wonderful!"
"You sound great!"
"I know it must be difficult to get volunteers together to put on a show like this....I really appreciate it."
"I just have to say I really appreciate what ya'll are doing."
"We really appreciate all that you are doing"
"You were terrific!"
"We enjoyed your (Belhaven) performance last night too!"
"The band is sounding better all the time!"
"We loved having you!"
"I can listen to my records at home....but its just not the same as hearing it live like this....."
Additional Comments, St. Dominic Christmas Party 2008

"Thanks for all the wonderful music you provide to our community. You and your swing band are the Best....."
Sister Dorothea, 2009

"On behalf of Madison The City Chamber of Commerce, I'd like to thank you for the support and contribution you made to our 2009 Annual Awards Banquet, celebrating our 22nd Anniversary...This year was truly one of the best programs we have hosted...We have received rave reviews from our guests and can only attribute it to your partnership. You're the BEST!"
Rosie Vassallo, Executive Director, 2009

"Thank you and Mississippi Swing! for sharing your time and talent with our community! It was a fabulous concert!"
Jan Neal, Branch Manager, G. Chastaine Flynt Memorial Library, 2009

"Great job Saturday - many have commented that the Swing and the (Second) Line you led were the highlights of the day. I appreciate your service and friendship."
Chris Blount, Executive Director Wilson Research Foundation, Walk & Roll 2010

"Everyone loves to hear your group play and we enjoy working with you...!"
Stacy Chunn
New Directions Christmas Party, St. Dominic Hospital 2011






 
 


 

 

 

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