Tara O'Grady and the Black Velvet Band (Jazz quartet)

"Celts in the Cotton Club"  --Original jazz music compositions and traditional Irish songs with fresh arrangements, meant for a prohibition swing dance hall!  See flyer below and click here to see some youtube clips.    Youtube Clips: Tara O'Grady & the Black Velvet Band

Swing Dance Evening at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD in the famous "Spanish Ballroom".  Free "Swing Dance Lessons" from 8-9pm, included in ticket price!

June 10, 2017 (Saturday) from 9pm-midnight. Tickets $20 general admission. Discount tickets $15, if you mention "IrishUSA" at ticket counter!  Phone # for Glen Echo Park (301)-634-2222.

Below are Youtube clips, a sampling of traditional swing songs, and a couple of "Irish songs" set to swing music:

"My Funny Valentine"-  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gO7_c2M2w1M

"All of Me"- (Tara's guest appearance at Swing 46)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9_RA48aQwg

"Someone Like You"-"Adele"-Swing Dance arrangement- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKrcGILYk-Y

"Danny Boy"-Swing Dance jazz arrangement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8mSBHbMspQ

"Black is the Color"-Swing Dance jazz arranagement:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5AUXEzLqJ0

"On Feeling Blue"-  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XImT1Kz44I8