Swing and Jazz Preservation Society

Welcome to the Swing & Jazz Preservation Society

Providing Swing and Jazz Concerts to the public and benefiting Palm Beach County public school music programs. Learn about our new "Bridge" program where talented teenagers are being tutored and get to perform at Arts Garage.

Jazz Concerts in Boca Raton – Open to the Public

This year we are holding 4 primary concerts, which comprise our Main Series. Members of our organization receive concert details in advance, and will also be invited to smaller local music events that support our cause. You can buy Concert Tickets now Online via Credit Card by Clicking Here.

The 2015/2016 Concert Schedule:

Our 2015-2016 season will remain at Olympic Heights H. S., Lyons Rd., Boca Raton. This 850 seat auditorium has showcased many professional production companies over the past 20 years and has the engineering talent, sound and lighting equipment to enhance every show. Get directions from Google maps here.

2015/2016 Concert Schedule
  • Dec. 15, 2015 -- Jazz Ratz Big Band
  • Jan. 19, 2016 -- Gary Farr All-Star Big Band
  • Feb. 16, 2016 -- Bill Allred Band
  • Mar. 15, 2016 -- Dave Gibble & The Tue. Night Big Band

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    All Concerts take place the third Tuesday of each month, 7:30 P.M.
    Olympic Heights High School. 20101 Lyons Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33434.
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DEC 15
December 15, 2015
JAZZ RATZ BIG BAND, TIM WALTERS DIRECTOR The Jazz Ratz Big Band was formed in 1995 by FAU faculty members Jamie Roth and Tim Walters. The Jazz Ratz feature compositions of present and former band members., including classic arrangements in the big band idiom.
January 19, 2016
GARY FARR ALL- STAR BIG BAND with Vocalists. Gary Farr & his All Star Big Band is the best of the best musicians around. These are some of Gary’s old friends and some new ones. He brings back class and professionalism to the stage featuring music from the Big Band era with some current music mixed in. The band is joined with several recording artists and guest singers Lisanne Lyons, Matt Farr, and Danielle Natividad.
FEB 16
February 16, 2016
THE BILL ALLRED BAND. You responded so enthusiastically to Bill’s music last season we’ve brought him back for an encore. Now in its 25th year of existence, Bill Allred’s Classic Jazz Band was born in Orlando, Florida in 1990 by a group of former musicians of Walt Disney World and Rosie O’Grady’s. That was more than 20 years and 14 recordings ago.
MAR 15
March 15, 2016
DAVE GIBBLE and the “TUESDAY NITE BIG BAND” David Gibble has been teaching at Palm Beach State College since the fall of 1995. In his role as Associate Professor of Instrumental Music he directs the Concert Band, Tuesday Nite Big Band, 12 O¹clock Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combos and Brass Ensemble. They’ll play the music we know and love with verve.

Band playing music, with trombone, cello, and trumpet