A List Big BAnd

A List Big Band


About The “A List”


The A List Big Band was formed in February of 2020 by professional drummer Don Sanderson. First call “A List” jazz musicians were recruited to form the band.

The band’s repertoire consists of classic 40’s big band to current contemporary music by the likes of Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, and Bob Mintzer.

The band also regularly plays music by Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, Stan Kenton, Thad Jones/ Mel Lewis. Rob McConnell, and Oliver Nelson to name a few.

This 20-piece Big Band is available for bookings.

Who Is In The Band?


The A List has a core membership of the following musicians.

Saxes: David MacKenzie: Alto 1, Alex Bodytko: Alto 2, Rex Wertz: Tenor 1, Russ Weaver: Tenor 2, and Glenn Listort: Bari

Trombones: Frank Wosar: Lead, Corey Paul: Bone 2, Robert Harrover: Bone 3, and Will Nestler: Bass Bone

Trumpets: Jim Derrick, John DePaola, Sam Zambito, Larry Williams, Teddy Mulet

Rhythm: Don Sanderson: Drums, leader, Julian Bond: piano, John Iafrate: guitar, Jeff Green: bass, Orlando Sanchez: percussion, Angel Rios: Percussion

Featuring Michelle Amato on vocals

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