Gene Dykes has been a major force on the Columbia Music Jazz Scene for over 60 years. While serving in the Armed Forces, he served as a musician (saxophonist) and conductor in Air Force Bands worldwide, gaining expertise and performance perfection with the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Lena Horne, Billy Holiday, and other Jazz greats of the Big Band Era. The Gene Dykes Big Band Jazz Orchestra has performed for the Columbia Museum of Art, Main Street Jazz, the South Carolina Arts Commission, and the S.C. Governor's Celebration on Blues and Jazz.
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