the champagne orchestra

the champagne orchestra

The Champagne Orchestra, led by trumpeter Al Guraliuk, is a swinging band that plays the songs that filled the great ballrooms of the thirties and forties. The big bands of the day  had people dancing cheek-to-cheek during the Golden Era of Radio and their music is still popular today. Artists such as Michael Bublé, Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Rod Stewart and even Lady Gaga have once again popularized these timeless songs.

Champagne is perfect to provide elegant dinner /dance music for your event.

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Al Guraliuk & The Champagne Orchestra plays the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Les Brown, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James and many others. This versatile band performs as a nine piece band with female vocalist, 4 horns and 4 rhythm or a swinging 17 piece big band consisting of four trumpets, three trombones, five saxophones, and a four piece rhythm section and featured vocalist.

The Champagne Orchestra is an elegant Swing band that plays the hits from the Big Band era, popular ballads and Latin songs that WILL get you on the dance floor.

The Champagne Orchestra has performed at a variety of major events such as The Vancouver Police Ball, L'Oreal Gala held at B.C. Place Stadium and the Amway Taiwan Convention with 1800 delegates. They have also performed aboard the Love Boat for Princess Cruise Lines. Grant Thornton International enjoyed an evening of entertainment that included Bryan Adams, David Foster and The Champagne Orchestra.


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The Champagne Orchestra can play the perfect music for your function. For smaller rooms and budgets this exciting big band band can also perform as a nine or seven piece combo.

Uncork the fun with The Champagne Orchestra!

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dinner music

Champagne will create a wonderful warm atmosphere at any function by playing soft dinner jazz. Romantic songs from the big band era combined with mellow Latin tunes and soft pop ballads form the perfect ambiance for a formal dinner. The music lends itself to dancing between courses or just listening and after dessert Champagne has the repertoire to fill the dance floor.


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