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“I enjoyed it all!” – Stanley Crouch


Swing | Big Band | Jazz

Grammy-nominated bandleader, producer & songwriter JC Hopkins and his Biggish Band create an ambiance — and swing — like no other.

About Jc Hopkins

JC Hopkins’ career includes Grammy nominations, collaborations with legendary musical figures, record production, and captivating original music while inspiring a long-awaited movement in  jazz …

Shows About Town

You don’t have to travel far to indulge yourself with an evening of live music featuring today’s most innovative vocalists and virtuosic instrumentalists. Take a seat and be transported to an era of entertainment and music that transformed American culture forever…

Events & Weddings

Include a fully customized band and enhance your special event, wedding, corporate function, and everything in between to create a memorable experience; from a trio for more intimate happenings or expand piece-by-piece to a full 15-piece ensemble for larger rooms, concerts, and dances …

Book JC Hopkins Biggish Band For Your Next Event

Jazz, Swing, Original Music, and Standards – Perfect for Parties, Corporate Team Building, Weddings & Events

JC Hopkins Critical Acclaim

  • "Hopkins writes swinging material tailor made for a vacuum-tube radio, and it’s delivered with a timeless flair by the lead singer, Queen Esther."

    The New Yorker
    The New Yorker
  • "The JC Hopkins Biggish Band features some of New York’s finest musicians."

    New York Times
    New York Times
  • "The band has evident internal rapport, and sports some fine soloists…a gem of American Jazz."

    Indianapolis Star
    Indianapolis Star
  • “…check them out, so you can say you saw them when they were merely biggish, as opposed to huge!”

    Time Out New York
    Time Out New York
  • “The combination of pianist-bandleader JC Hopkins and vocalist Queen Esther expertly recapture the vitality and energy of Harlem jazz and blues of 70 years ago without slavishly imitating anyone and are thus a perfect fit.” - Will Friedwald, The Wall Street Journal

Contact Us

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