The Eric Ekstrand Ensemble is Southern California’s premier band for Swing, Jump, Standards and Boogie-Woogie. Since 1992 they have been exciting audiences with their big sound, thrilling live shows and fun approach to the both retro and modern swing music. Featuring vocalist, pianist, arranger and master entertainer Eric Ekstrand and nine outstanding musicians, the band has performed at some of the area’s top jazz and swing entertainment spots. In Los Angeles he and his group have become a live club mainstay where he was one of the first swing bands regularly scheduled at Hollywood's famous Derby (as seen in the film "Swingers") as well as other L.A. haunts including The Jazz Bakery, The Twin Palms, the Atlas and the Coconut Club. They were featured for four years at Disneyland’s Plaza Garden Stage including two consecutive New Years Eve celebrations. The Ensemble participated in the Grand Opening of the Americana at Brand in Glendale, CA where they shared the stage with Tony Bennett, Jay Leno, Natalie Cole, The Four Tops and the Temptations. They regularly perform at community concerts, festivals, corporate and private events in the Southern California area. They are always dedicated to putting FUN back into jazz. Check the Schedule Page for upcoming events.
The Eric Ekstrand Ensemble
PO Box 11033
Glendale, CA 91226-7033
The ERIC EKSTRAND ENSEMBLE – Keeping L.A. Swinging since 1992!