Chicago Jazz Band the Bill Porter Orchestra make it easy to hire the finest musicians for your next event.
Orchestras for weddings, corporate events, celebrations, jazz trios, jazz quartets,
big band horns, that create an exciting and elegant atmosphere for any occasion large or small.

Bill PorterOrchestra
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     When it comes to Chicago wedding and big event bands, this is a treat. If you want great wedding music, this is top shelf all the way.
   Sinatra, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Show Tunes, TV Theme songs, this band can play anything!

After attending high school in Chicago, where he excelled in both music and sports, Bill joined the Air Force Band. Followed by tours with Stan Kenton, Harry James, Buddy Rich and Woody Herman, he soon became the number one trombonist in America.

Returning home to raise a family, Bill joined the staff of WGN TV. As an educator, he taught in area colleges, was featured at jazz festivals, played on hundreds of albums and commercials, and toured as jazz clinician. Bill organized his own orchestra and soon became one of Chicago�s top bandleaders including his stint at the Moulin Rouge Supper Club in the Fairmont Hotel.

Bill has also been the musical director at the Holiday Star Theater in Merrilville, Indiana since it opened.





Call today to arrange for an incredible musical experience at your wedding, social event, corporate party or dinner meeting.
Call 847-679-0090 today!

In 1990, he joined Frank Sinatra�s orchestra and toured with �Ole Blue Eyes� until his retirement. It was Sinatra who encouraged Bill to sing and expand his talents. It was great advice.

Have Class...Will Travel


Available NOW Bill Porter Orchestra's CD

"Live at The Green Dolphin"
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1. Bugle Call Rag

$15.99 + $3.00 Shipping



Also available is the 2 DVD set with band interviews
and of course that great Bill Porter Orchestra

$16.99 + $3.00 Shipping


Call 847-679-0090 to hire one of the finest bands in the entire world...The Bill Porter Band