Bringing Back the Sounds of The Original Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orchestra

Original Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orchestr

Original Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orchestra

Exciting News!!  On July 17th, from 2 – 5 pm Doug Bowles and his SingCo Rhythm Orchestra bring back the sounds of The Original Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orchestra for a one time event, co-sponsored by the Potomac River Jazz Club.  Doug and his 11-piece ensemble will used the brilliant transcriptions of Matt Kulbacki, Keith Nichols, Brian Keegan and a few original stocks as well!


The CS band was the top of the tops in the 1920s and 1930s until the untimely death of one of its leaders in the early 30s.  Mel Torme, the famous jazz singer and scat master made his radio debut with this band at the age of 4, appearing on their radio broadcast for 6 weeks!

You will never heard more virtuosic arrangements.  The CS band was really Tops.  HERE COMES MY BALL AND CHAIN, LOUDER AND FUNNIER, READY FOR THE RIVER, MY BABY KNOWS HOW, AFTER YOU’VE GONE and many more.

PRJC: SingCo Rhythm Orchestra

The SingCo Rhythm Orchestra will perform at the monthly PRJC event,
Sunday, July 17, 2-5 PM, at the Rockville Elks, Rockville MD

$15 for PRJC Members; $20 for non-members. Available at the door

Rockville Elks Directions: From the Capital Beltway (I-495) take I-270 noth to exit 4A (Montrose Road). Follow the signs for Tower Oaks Blvd. to the traffic light, turn left on Tower Oaks Blvd., then right at next signal on to Wootton Parkway. Follow Wootton Parkway (which becomes successively Rte. 911, and Rte. 28) across Rockville Pike and Viers Mill Road, to East Gude Drive. Turn left, then right on Taft Ct. at the first traffic signal. The Elks Lodge is on the right at the end of the cul-de-sac.

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