The story of Johnny Mercer’s life and the stories of his songs as performed by NYC's Swingadelic... the little big band. Johnny Mercer was not only an iconic figure as a lyricist and composer for the American Songbook, but he was a celebrity and entertainer throughout the 40's and 50's, with a popular radio show during the war years, he had gigs with the big bands of the era, hit records of his own and winner of four Academy Awards for Best Song as well as two Grammys for Song of the Year.
Swingadelic has maintained a residency for six years at Swing 46 in NYC where it performs every other Monday as a ten piece "little big band."
Swingadelic has seven CDs and has been recording for the ZOHO Music label since 2011. Swingadelic CDs have been in the JazzWeek Radio charts top thirty and garnered many critically acclaimed reviews in jazz publications such as Jazz Times and All About Jazz.
The newest ZOHO release (April 2017) is called "Mercerville" a collection of songs written by the legendary Johnny Mercer.