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The Glenn Crytzer Orchestra is the world's foremost professional big band specializing in the music of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. 


Praised for the unparalleled authenticity of their sound, the band is an elite aggregation of some of the world’s most prominent vintage-jazz specialists. Their superlative musicianship and unbridled swing is fueled by each musician's genuine love for playing pre-war jazz, making every performance one to remember.

Journalists have lauded the GCO as sounding like "refugees from the 1940s" and dubbed Glenn "New York's New King of Swing." The band was honored by Hot House Jazz Magazine with the Award for Best Group in their 2017 'fans decide' poll.

The GCO's repertoire includes the music of Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Jean Goldkette, Cole Porter, Bing Crosby, Harry James, Fletcher Henderson, Ella Fitzgerald, Fats Waller, George Gershwin, Billie Holiday, and many more. The band's recordings have been licensed by Disney, ABC, WGN, Facebook,, the CBC, Blumhouse, and countless others for TV, Film, and advertising.

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