Thursday, April 3, 2014

A swingin’ Celebration of Ministry

The Unforgettable Big Band of York, Pa., will play some swingin’ music during the Annual Conference Celebration of Ministry service on Friday evening, June 13.
By Matthew Wensel

The music at this year’s Celebration of Ministry service at Annual Conference will be lead by the Unforgettable Big Band, a traditional classic big band from York, Pa. Unforgettable covers many of the great and lasting songs of the swing era including arrangements by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and more. At Annual Conference, they’ll be sharing several outstanding big band arrangements of hymns and gospel favorites. Their outstanding big band vocalists will lead the congregational singing!

Unforgettable is a faith based, community service-oriented group of musicians. Currently in their 13th season, Unforgettable was founded in 2000 by Steve Spangler. The group is lead by Thomas McLaughlin, who is assisted by pianist/arranger Lindy Mack. The band operates as a non-profit organization, dedicated to continuing the American big band tradition.

To find out more about the Unforgettable Big Band, please visit

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