George Arnone Big Band

From Hamilton, Ontario, the George Arnone Big Band is a dynamic 19-piece ensemble, featuring skilled musicians from across the Hamilton, Halton, and Niagara regions.

Under the direction of Nick Alfano and the vocal talents of Melanie Lucken, the band delights audiences with a diverse range of music.
From the classic sounds of traditional big band and the timeless tunes of the Great American Songbook to the groove of funk and the innovation of modern jazz, our repertoire is rich and varied.

The works of Sammy Nestico, Dave Wolpe, Tom Kubis and other modern big band arrangers are regularly showcased, ensuring a performance filled with tight, high-energy arrangements that are sure to please both the trained ear and new listeners alike.

Notable Performances Include:
2019 – Supercrawl – Downtown Hamilton
2023, 2022, 2019, 2018 Concerts in the Park series Central Park, Burlington
2019, 2018, 2017 – Gore Park Promenade Concert Series Hamilton.
2019 & 2018 Canada Day Festival Bayfront Park, Hamilton
Annual featured performers for the “Bursary of Hope for Autism” Gala, Hamilton