Information About Our Band

"SWINGMANIA" AKA "THE JEFF McDONALD BAND" is a dedicated group of talented Toledo area musicians whose goal is to entertain the widest possible audience whether they're accustomed to the "Big Band Swing Sound" or not. They achieve this goal by projecting their enthusiasm for this music into the audience. The audience responds to this communication from the band in a very positive manner and a good time is had by all!
From Benny Goodman's "Sing Sing Sing" to Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York", this band has all the tunes that you and your guests will love. Their musical library, which is the largest in this area, consists of over 2000 arrangements. All the big name band leaders are represented here. For example: Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Gene Krupa, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Les Brown, Ray Anthony, Artie Shaw, and many, many more.
The band size ranges from nine pieces to a full seventeen piece orchestra, depending upon your budget and requirements. There is also a small group from within the band that is perfect for your cocktail hour and/or dinner music events, before the dancing begins.
This band has performed at all of the major dining and dancing spots in the Northwestern Ohio area, including the Centennial Terrace and Olander Park, each in Sylvania, Ohio, the Toledo Museum of Art, The Old Navy Bistro in International Park (Downtown Toledo), Meadowbrook Park Ballroom in Bascom, Ohio, Toledo Country Club, Catawba Island Club in Port Clinton, Ohio, and more.
They specialize in and have had much experience and great success in playing wedding receptions.
Whatever the party or event, your audience will thank you for hiring this superb, well-disciplined crew.

Click the below links for our sample song list and photo gallery!
Sample Song List Photo Gallery

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