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Swing Era Big Band has been entertaining swing music fans and dancers throughout western and central Ohio for most of the past four decades. Created in 1975 by Andrew "Bud" Ledwith of Sidney, Swing Era has specialized in keeping the sounds of the golden age of swing music alive. This 16-piece band features some of the finest musicians in western Ohio. The band performs a variety of big band and jazz arrangements of noted musical composers including Artie Shaw, Woody Herman, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Duke Ellington and Glenn Miller, as well as big band arrangements of popular songs from the 1930's to the 1970's.