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North Columbus
Big Band
with Cherie Mannino

Exciting and versatile, this group gives a new kick to your favorite big band classics and dance hits. The group is lead by Milo Mannino, having 40 years experience as a band leader and lead trumpeter. He is known for his swinging big band sound, breathing new life into the soul-stirring music of the big band era and popular dance hits. Consider this group for your wedding reception to create an elegance that will satisfy all ages!


All Of Me - Cherie Mannino & North Columbus Big Band
The Nearness Of You - Cherie Mannino & North Columbus Big Band

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Song List

Vocal selections for

Cherie Mannino


Our Love Is Here to Stay

When I Fall in Love

Second Time Around

Fly Me to The Moon

Route 66

Paper Moon

Over the Rainbow

All of Me

I’m Beginning to See the Light

The Way You Look Tonight

Nearness of You

Just Squeeze Me

Popular Dance Hits...

We Are Family - Sister Sledge

I Feel Good - James Brown

Play That Funky Music - AWB

Respect - Aretha Franklin

Late in the Evening - Paul Simon

Unforgettable - Natalie Cole (Nat Cole)

Dancing in the Streets - Martha Reeves

Walking on Sunshine - Katrina & Waves

Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder

Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Think - Aretha Franklin (Blues Brothers)

Just the Way You Are - Billy Joel

What A Wonderful World - L. Armstrong

Instrumental  selections for North Columbus Big Band

Moonlight Serenade

The Way You Look Tonight

A String of Pearls

Body and Soul

It Had to Be You

In the Mood

Almost Like Being in Love

New York, New York

On the Sunny Side of the Street

Star Dust


Dancin’ in the Dark - Artie Shaw

Jump Jive & Wail!

Zoot Suit Riot

This Masquerade

Don’t Get Around Much

Mambo No.5

Satin Doll

A Foggy Day

I Heard it Through the Grapevine

When I Fall in Love

Take the “A” Train

Sophisticated Lady

The Rainbow Connection

Fly Me to the Moon

Under the Boardwalk

Smooth (Santana)

About Milo Mannino

Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Milo has been playing his trumpet in The Big Easy and Columbus, Ohio for the past 45 years. Milo and his family relocated to Ohio in November 2006 to manage music stores and develop a musical presence in the Columbus area. Go, Bucks!

Leading his own groups, including the North Columbus Big Band, formally the Crescent River Big Band, Milo has performed and worked with great artists like Smokey Robinson, Four Tops, Anne Murray, Connie Francis, Bobby Vinton, Al Martino, Regis Philbin, Milton Berle, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, Shirley Jones, and Keely Smith (wife & sidekick to Louis Prima). Recent performances include the Columbus Arts Festival, London Ribs Jazz Festival, Upper Arlington Music in the Parks Concert Series, and featured at the Columbus Museum of Art's Jazz Master Series.


Currently, Milo can be heard performing with several groups in the Columbus area including Vaughn Wiester's - Famous Jazz Orchestra every Monday night at the Clintonville Women's Club. Also performing with The High Street Stompers, The Ramblers & Cap City Swing!


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