Gabel Music

Bands, Lectures, Lessons, vintage-style swing and hot jazz groups - Entertainment for all occasions serving New England and beyond.

Gabel Music is the company that represents bandleader, trombonist, arranger, and educator Dan Gabel. Our bands represent the finest ensembles in New England, from a duo up to an authentic 18-piece Big Band. We have had the honor to play for all types of audiences, from Governors to retirement communities, with equal acclaim.

Dan Gabel is an in-demand bandleader and free-lance trombonist. His arrangements have been featured by top-notch ensembles across the country, from the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Cab Calloway Orchestra, to the Torrington Symphony Orchestra, to the Jolly Kopperschmidts German Band.

Gabel has lectured on topics including Jazz History, the Great American Songbook, New England musicians, and the relationship of music and dancing from Elementary Schools to Universities including MIT, New England Conservatory, Clark University, and more.

So come in, take off your top hat and bow tie, and see what Dan Gabel and Gabel Music can do for you!

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A Tribute to "The Voice that won the War"!

VM Show DVD released June 2019

VM Show DVD released June 2019

News: The Vaughn Monroe Show DVD Release set for June, 2019!

After filming, recording, editing, designing, and authoring, our DVD is finally ready!

Online sales expected to begin June, 2019.

Watch the Vaughn Monroe Show promo video to find out more!

The Vaughn Monroe Show transports audiences back in time to 1949. Featuring the original music of famed bandleader and singer Vaughn Monroe, the show features the big band, the Moon Maids vocal group, comedy sketches and commercials, and dancers.

 
Photo courtesy of Candace Imming at our Worcester MA show, part of the fall 2017 tour

Photo courtesy of Candace Imming at our Worcester MA show, part of the fall 2017 tour

.... where we’ve been (2017-2018)

April 15 - Worcester MA (private)

April 17 - The Overlook, 88 Masonic Home Road, Charlton MA - 7pm

April 18 - Fuller Village, 1372 Brush Hill Road,   Milton MA - 7pm

September 29th - Preview on WICN Radio, 90.5FM

September 30th - Neighborhood Club of Quincy, MA

October 4th - Southgate in Shrewsbury

October 5th - Willows in Westborough

October 6th - Boston Swing Central (Dance)

October 7th - Newbridge on the Charles, Dedham

October 8th - Springfield Armory, Springfield MA

October 15th - Burke Performing Arts Center, Worcester, MA

November 10th - Somerville Theatre (w/filming!)

November 11th - Ahavath Torah Ballroom, Stoughton