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You’ve come to the right place, and that place is the official website of the New Flamingo Swing Orchestra.




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The Orchestra began pumping out sweet & hot big band music in 1980 in Los Angeles, California, then moved to Orange County. In 1997, the Orchestra relocated to Austin, Texas, and, finally, in 2011, to Santa Cruz, California.


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Palisades Park, Santa Monica, June of 1980, From left, Tim Emmons (bass), Phil Aaron (piano), Tom Scott (trumpet), Robert Ontiveros (trumpet), Steve Johnson (trombone), Neill Finn (drums), Mike Nelson (tenor), Charles Ore
ña (bari), Clint Neagley (tenor), Richard Fenno (alto).