Swing, Swing, Swing: Music of the Big Band Stars

Special Event

Toledo Zoo Amphitheatre

July 29, 2018

Concert Time: 7:30 pm

Ron Kischuk, conductor
Tony Geftos, master of ceremonies

You’re invited! Come see the Toledo Jazz Orchestra at Mercy Health Music Under the Stars. Bring your friends and family for a musical night at the Toledo Zoo’s Amphitheatre.

This show is free and open to the public. Please bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.

Schedule of Events:

6:30 PM – Amphitheatre opens for seating
7:30 PM – Swing, Swing, Swing: Music of the Big Band Stars with the Toledo Jazz Orchestra
9:40 PM – TARTA Shuttle Departs


Maynard Ferguson and his Orchestra - Take the A Train
Buddy Rich Big Band - In a Mellow Tone
Les Brown and the Band of Renown - Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars
Masters of Music Big Band - Stardust
Masters of Music Big Band - I'm Beginning to See the Light
Airmen of Note - Moon Indigo
Count Basie Orchestra - Fly Me to the Moon
Ted Heath Band - Stars Fell on Alabama
Woody Herman and the Thundering Herd - Woodchopper's Ball


Chris Walden Big Band - Star Wars Main Theme
Dave Wolpe Big Band - Another Star
Nelson Riddle Orchestra - Stella by Starlight
George Graham Big Band - Trumpeter's Prayer
Count Basie Orchestra - Shiny Stockings
Thad Jones Mel Lewis Big Band - Bye Bye Blackbird
Glenn Miller Orchestra - Moonlight Serenade
Tonight Show Band - In the Mood
Navy Commodores - Stars and Stripes Forever

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) will be offering its Music Under the Stars Shuttle once again for those wishing to participate in the Park-N-Ride Service. 

Music Under the Stars Shuttle Park-N-Ride locations are:

Maumee - St. Luke's Hospital (5901 Monclova Road)
Sylvania - Centennial Terrace (main parking lot, 5773 Centennial Road)
Toledo - Franklin Park Mall (parking lot behind Old Navy; pick up at shelters on Royer Road)
Toledo - Miracle Mile Shopping Center (near the shelter, 1727 West Laskey Road)
Waterville - Kroger (8730 Waterville Swanton Road)

Patrons are to arrive at any TARTA Music Under the Stars Shuttle Park-N-Ride location at 6:30 PM for a direct round trip ride to the Toledo Zoo's Broadway entrance. Bus fare is $1.25 per person each way (60 cents for Seniors 65+ and Medicare cardholders) and is payable before each trip from the Toledo Zoo's Amphitheatre aboard shuttle. Return trips will leave 20 minutes after the end of each concert.

This concert is sponsored by Mercy Health, with support from The Andersons and Taylor Automotive. Collaborated with the Toledo Zoo and the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA).

This concert series is presented by

Mercy Health Music Under the Stars is made possible with support from


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