Craig Ball (musician)

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Craig Ball is an American, swing clarinet player and leader of the White Heat Swing Orchestra. He recorded the sound track for the Warner Brother’s film Dick Tracy.[1]

Ball has played in concert with Cab Calloway[2] Tony Bennett,[3] Joel Grey, and Lou Rawls.[4] His orchestra was named "Boston's Best Dance Band" by Boston Magazine. Norah Jones used to be a regular singer with his band.[5]

Ball's White Heat Swing Orchestra was chosen to play at Governor Deval Patrick's Inaugural Ball on January 6, 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boston Globe, "Hot Enough to Make Your Feet Bounce? The White Heat Swing Band Leader Hopes So", Heather MacKenzie, July 25, 1998
  2. ^ Boston Globe, "One Last Swing for the Roxy", Aug 14, 1992
  3. ^ Boston Globe, "One Last Swing for the Roxy", Aug 14, 1992
  4. ^ White Heat Swing Orechestra
  5. ^ New York Daily News, July 3, 2001