Jack Allen's Big Band


Performing @ the Rochester International
Jazz Festival June, 2006

Picture taken by Frank De Blase


My name is Jack Allen, and I am the leader of "Jack Allen's Big Band".  I would like to encourage you to make this year a great one by including Big Bands in all of your events.  The group is comprised of experienced musicians who I am very proud to perform with.  I am confident that you will be satisfied with "Jack Allen's Big Band" as your primary source of entertainment.  We provide masterful music that fits any and all occasions and can successfully blend into any venue.  Because of the extensive levels of musicianship in our organization, we can provide musical groups ranging in size from a duo & trio, a quartet, sextet, a 8-12 piece group or the entire 17 piece big band including a vocalist.

Keyboards: Sam Spallina, Bass Guitar & Vocals: Lynn Eberhardt, Drums: Bob Livingston, Trumpet/Leader: Jack Allen

Picture taken by Frank De Blase

Saxes: Rocky Peters, Lou Signore, Joe Cardinale & Don Piccolo, Trumpets: Jack Allen & Buddy Colaneri, Trombone: Tony Piazza, Drums: Tom Powell

"Jack Allen's Big Band's " past performances have included events for various country clubs and party houses, The Legacy's, the City of Rochester (Stardust Room), the towns of Irondequoit, Brighton, Gates, Henrietta, Perinton and Webster, the Villages of East Rochester & Pittsford and Fairport (Canal Days), along with Summer concerts at Ontario Beach and Fall dances. We have also performed at the 2006, 2010, 2012-2015 Rochester International Jazz Festival.

Imagine your favorite Big Band songs being performed by some of western New York's finest musicians.  Expertly producing those sounds of yesteryear and today, creating a delightful evening for you and your guests.


If you enjoy the sounds of:

  • Benny Goodman
  • Harry James
  • Charlie Spivak
  • Bunny Berigan
  • Tommy Dorsey
  • Glenn Miller
  • Artie Shaw
  • Woody Herman
  • Count Basie
  • Les Brown
  • Duke Ellington
  • Stan Kenton
  • and others


Then these Big Band classics are sure to get your toes tapping and make you want to dance.