Definitive Talents

Groovin’ High Orchestra

Over the past 6 years the Groovin’ High Orchestra has become the premier swing dance band in Las Vegas. Musically, the objective of the band is to honor the forefathers of America’s only art form. They do just that with respect, class, and adding a splash of modernity and youthful energy in an attempt to completely amaze and max out their audience’s capacity of entertainment. In fact, the band has been known to excite their audiences so much that they do require an emergency transportation vehicle on stand-by during their performances.

The details of Chandler Judkins’ past are sketchy at best. All that is known for sure is that he has been leading bands in Vegas for the past 8 years doing over 100 bookings a year, gaining experience playing and touring with such notables as Wayne Newton (5 years), Earl Turner, and being Musical Director for Lani Misalucha. Right or wrong, he never plays without the audience being able to actually witness his heart protruding through the bell of his trumpet.

The details of the band are even sketchier – The musicians are unable to provide social security numbers and don’t come up on a Google search. The one thing for sure is that they are the absolute best at what they do (at least in this price range…sorry, old joke). All of these suspects are full time professional musicians with approximately 200 years of combined experience (they had to be, they dropped out of college to go on the road).

With four horns and a driving rhythm section, this 8 piece aggregation is capable of sounding like a big band but has the stage presence of a Top 40 band. They incorporate choreography, audience participation, and excessive banter into their act. Audiences fall in love with the lead singers, Kenny and Noybel, whose on stage chemistry is unquenchable. Their experience and vocal proficiency is uncanny and they will have you thinking of them well after the gig…well, at least one of them.


1) All the Things You Are
2) But Beautiful
3) In the Mood
4) All of Me (V)
5) Danke Shoen (V)
6) At Last (V)
7) Groovin’ Easy
8) Fever (V)
9) Besame Mucho
10) Begin the Beguine
11) Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom
12) Blues in the Night (V)
13) Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (V)
14) I’m A Woman (V)
15) Makin’ Whoopee (V)
16) Baby, You’ve Got What it Takes (Duet)
17) Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens (V)
18) Ain’t That A Kick in the Head (V)
19) A Nightingale Sang 
20) Champagne Taste (V)
21) Barnyard Boogie (V)
22) Blueberry Hill (V)
23) Let the Good Times Roll (V)
24) Come To Baby, Do (V)
25) Oo Poppa Do (V)
26) I’ll Remember April (V)
27) Whatever Lola Wants (V)
28) St. Louis Blues (V)
29) The Angels Sing (V)
30) Cheek to Cheek (V)
31) Johnson Rag (V)
45) In A Mellow Tone 
46) It’s Been A Long Time
47) Intermissoin Riff
48) Just Friends
49) Li’l Darlin’
50) Jeepers Creepers
51) Love is Just Around the Corner
52) Corner Pocket
53) Feels So Good
54) Big Band Medley
55) Ellington ‘Easy Groove’ Medley

56) Woody Herman ‘Swing’ Medley
57) Maple Leaf Rag
58) Moten Swing
59) Opus One
60) 920 Special 
61) Out of Nowhere
62) 720 In the Books
63) Shiny Stockings
64) String of Pearls
65) There Will Never Be Another You
66) Satin Doll
67) There’ll Be Some Changes Made
68) Sentimental Over You
69) Unforgettable
70) For Once in My Life (V)
71) The Best is Yet to Come (V)
72) Love For Sale
73) Sway (PCD) (V)
74) Stardust
75) I’ve Heard that Song Before (V)
76) Feeling Good (V)
77) Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me (V)
78) Embraceable You (V)
79) How Long Has This Been Going On? (V)
80) The Lady is A Tramp (V)
82) The Man I Love (V)
83) Moonlight In Vermont (V)
84) Nice Work If You Can Get It (V)
85) Summertime (V)
86) You Do Something to Me (V)
87) Almost Like Being in Love (V)
88) Autumn Leaves (V)
89) Our Love Is Here to Stay (V)
90) ‘Swonderful (V)
92) The Way You Look Tonight
93) I’ve Got You Under My Skin (V)
94) I’ll Be Seeing You (V)
95) My Way (V)
96) Strangers in the Night (V)
97) Moondance
98) G.I. JIve (V)
99) Birth of the Blues (V) 

100) Misty
101) Girl From Ipanima
102) Mood Indigo
103) Stella By Starlight
104) Pennsylvania 6-5000
105) Sing Sing Sing
106) Go Daddy O’
107 A Foggy Day (V)
108) Summer Wind (V)
109) Luck Be A Lady (V)
110) In A Mellow Tone
111) Jump, Jive & Wail (V)
112) Sway with Me (Buble) (V)
113) Where or When (V)
114) Come Fly with Me (V)
115) Fly Me To the Moon (V)
116) What A Wonderful World (V)
117) Zoot Suit Riot (V)
118) You & Me & Bottle 3 (V)
119) New York, New York (V)
120) I’ve Got the World on A String (V)
121) Mack the Knife (V)
122) Old Black Magic (Duet)
123) Straighten Up & Fly Right (V)
124) Route 66 (V)
125) Mr. Pinstripe Suit (V)
126) Mambo Swing (V)
127) Jumpin’ Jack (V)
128) So Long, Farewell, Goodbye (V)
129) Big Spender (V)
130) Why Don’t You Do Right? (V)
132) Them There Eyes – (V)
133) Soul Man (V)
134) The Way You Look Tonight (V)
135) My Heart Belongs to Daddy (V)
136) Bei Mir Bist Du Shoen (V)
137) Crazy Little Thing Called Love (V)
138) Johnny Be Good/Balls of Fire (V)
139) Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (V)
140) The Sweetest Sounds (V)
141) Mood for Love (V)
142) Mornin’ Noon & Night (V)


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