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River City Jazz Orchestra plays a wide range of toe-tapping music from big band standards to fantastic vocal arrangements of Gershwin classics and contemporary jazz favorites.

Sample of Our Charts

Use the following links to some Demo Tracks:

Moonlight Serenade_RCJO - Glen Miller.mp3

O Sole Mio_RCJO - Bob Curnow.mp3

Blues In The Closet_RCJO - Oscar Petiford.mp3

Agua De Beber_RCJO - Antonio Carlos Jobim.mp3

Doxy_RCJO - Sonny Rollins.mp3

Laura_RCJO - Johmmy Mercer - David Raskin.mp3

The Bombers_RCJO - Andy Farber.mp3



Tune Title


All of Me

Billy Beyers

Blue Eyed Waltz


Fly Me to the Moon

Sammy Nestico

Girl Talk

Stan Kenton

Goin' On

Benny Carter

Hay Burner

Sammy Nestico

Honeysuckle Rose

Fats Waller / Bruce Nerase

I let a Song go Out of My Heart

Ellington, Mills, Nemo, Redmond/Rusty Dedrick

In the Mood

Glen Miller

Latin Fantasy (Besame Mucho/ El Cumbanchero)

Dave Wolpe

Macarthur Park

Jimmy Webb Arranged by Rick Rueckert

Moon Over Naples

arr. by Dick Fenno / Adapted by Rick Rueckert

Moonlight Serenade

Glen Miller / Jeff Hest

My Funny Valentine

Richard Rogers / Dave Wolpe

O Sol Mio

Bob Curnow

Pennsylvania 6500

Jerry Gray/ Jeff Hest

People Will Say We're in Love

Rogers & Hammerstein/Betty Carter

Polka Dots & Moonbeams

Jimmy Van Heusen/ Dave Barduhn

Queen Bee

Sammy Nestico

St. Lois Blues

Written for Doc Severinsen/ Bill Holman

Satin Doll

Strayhorn. Ellington, Mercer/ Sammy Nestico

Shinny Stockings

Frank Foster

Sing, Sing, Sing

Louis Prima / Jeff Hest


Hoagy Carmichael/ Jerry Nowak

Someone to Watch Over Me

George and Ira Gershwin/ Dave Wolpe


Written for Doc Severinsen/Tommy Newsom

Steppin' Out With My Baby (fr. The 1948 Film Easter Parade

Irving Berlin

Stolen Moments

Oliver Nelson/ Paul Jennings

String of Pearls

Stan Kenton Orchestra/ Gene Roland Bob Curnow


George and Ira Gershwin/ Dave Wolpe


N. Gimbel/ Myles Collins

Sweet Georgia Brown

Ben Bernie/ Sammy Nestico

Sweet Pea 

Count Basie/ Bill Holman

Tall Cotton

Sammy Nestico

Tangerine Johnny Mercer/ Dave Wolpe


Nacio Herb Brown/ Rick Rueckert

These Foolish Things for Nat King Cole

Billy May

Things Ain't What they Used to Be

Mercer Ellington/ Mark Taylor

Tuxedo Junction

Gene Roland

Vine Street Rumble

Count Basie Orchestra/ Benny Carter

Watermelon Man

Herbie Hancock/ Rick Rueckert

You Fascinate Me So (1961 Thirteen Daughters)

Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields/Bruce Nerase

Now that you have an idea of the type of music we perform, check out our calendar by clicking the link below.


Last updated November 19, 2015




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