The Jim Wynn Swing Orchestra plays a range of music from the swing era (1930s/40s), with a strong emphasis on the music of Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman.  All of the arrangements we play are either direct from the original manuscripts of the composer/arranger or authentic transcriptions.

Our set has been carefully selected with dancing and listening audiences in mind.

Duke Ellington

  • C Jam Blues
  • Cottontail
  • I Let a Song (Go Out Of My Heart)
  • In a Mellow Tone
  • It Don’t Mean a Thing
  • Jump For Joy
  • Main Stem
  • Perdido
  • Ridin’ on a Blue Note
  • Rockin’ in Rhythm
  • Stompy Jones
  • Take The “A” Train
  • Things Ain’t What They Used To Be
  • Uptown Downbeat

Chick Webb

  • A-Tisket A-Tasket
  • Lindyhopper’s Delight
  • The Dipsy Doodle

Benny Goodman

  • Christopher Columbus
  • King Porter Stomp
  • Roll ‘Em
  • Sing, Sing, Sing
  • Swingtime in the Rockies


  • Swingin’ the Blues (Count Basie/Eddie Durham)
  • Symphony in Riffs (Benny Carter)
  • T’ain’t What You Do (Jimmie Lunceford/Sy Oliver)
  • Walkin’ and Swingin’ (Mary Lou Williams/ Andy Kirk’s Clouds of Joy)

Check out our repertoire as played by the original artists: