The Vintage 15 is the nation's hottest up-and-coming big band. They perform jazz and swing standards from the golden era with a modern twist: achieving an unforgettable mixture of sexy chemistry and sizzling tunes for events of all types and sizes.
Owner, Music Director, and seasoned trumpet player, Steve Moreland, has spent years assembling a powerhouse ensemble of young talent from across the country to add brilliant energy to the jazz scene in Austin, TX. Combined with a meticulously crafted music library covering everything from Frank Sinatra to Harry Connick, Jr; Ella Fitzgerald to Michael Bublé, the Vintage 15 soars over the competition with a swagger unlike any other big band out there.
Since its first rehearsal, The Vintage 15 has traveled the globe adding their sound to weddings, corporate events, birthday and anniversary parties, fundraiser galas, and more. They are heralded as the 'most working big band' in the country and featured in a historical documentary titled "A Marvelous Era." The Vintage 15 has received numerous awards from The Austin Chronicle, The Knot, Wedding Wire, GigMasters and many more. In order to stay connected with their ever growing fan base, they have a myriad of public performances throughout the year.
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"We're young, we're fun and we love to play that music. You want a night of great jazz standards and martinis; you call us." And they do.
Fresh off his debut album Wonderful You Came By, Christian Wiggs joined The Vintage 15 in late 2015 and has quickly become Austin's newest rising star. With a new album in the works and set to release in early 2017, Christian as opened several major acts such as Tony DeSare and the Houston Symphony Orchestra.
One of the best female vocalists in Austin, Candy DeClue brings a classic voice that reminiscent of the late female jazz queens. Her swagger and stage presence makes her a perfect addition to this roarin' big big band.
Classically-trained performer and conductor, Steve Moreland has been the visionary behind bringing to life an era gone by making it sound like it's fresh as today. Having been featured in a big band documentary titled A Marvelous Era, Steve is touted as being on the short list for today's "modern day big band leader."