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Goodbye and Thank You!!!

The following may be referred to as the Moonlight Jazz Swan song−Or is it Swing song? . . . Either way, it is with heavy hearts and much contemplation that we announce the official retirement of Rockford’s very own big band; the original, often imitated but never duplicated, Moonlight Jazz Orchestra. After 42 years and thousands of performances in the Stateline area, we've decided to end this wild ride on a high note.

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Tony Vecchio

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Tony became a full time member of the Moonlight Jazz Orchestra in 1989. In 2003, musical opportunities drew him to Las Vegas, where he performed at such venues as The Fremont St. Experience, The Fiesta, The Rio and many others throughout Nevada and Arizona . He rejoined MJO shortly after his return to Rockford in 2010 and continues to be an active member of the group.

Year Started: 
1 989
Tenor Saxophone
Additional Bands: 
Can't Touch This, Eddie B. Jazz,The Pig Mind All-Stars