Gabel Music

Live Music Matters! Big Bands, small groups, and lectures serving New England and beyond

Gabel Music is the company that represents bandleader, trombonist, arranger, and educator Dan Gabel. Our bands represent the finest ensembles in New England, from a duo up to an authentic 18-piece Big Band. We have had the honor to play for all types of audiences, from Governors to retirement communities, with equal acclaim.

Dan Gabel is an in-demand bandleader and free-lance trombonist. His arrangements have been featured by top-notch ensembles across the country, from the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra to the Torrington Symphony Orchestra, to the Jolly Kopperschmidts German Band.

Gabel has lectured on topics including Jazz History, the Great American Songbook, New England musicians, and the relationship of music and dancing from Elementary Schools to Universities including MIT, New England Conservatory, Clark University, and more.

So come in, take off your top hat and bow tie, and see what Dan Gabel and Gabel Music can do for you!

Whether it's a swing dance, corporate event, wedding, fundraiser, educational concert, dinning experience, or a good old-fashioned party, look no further than Gabel Music bands for all of your entertainment needs in New England and beyond!

We set the stage, literally, with customize-able bands to fit your event!

Band Options:

Dan Gabel and The Abletones (authentic 18-piece Big Band featuring vocalist Elise Roth)

Dan Gabel and The Abletones Dectet (10-piece version of the big band featuring mostly the same repertoire) 

Dan Gabel's High Society Orchestra (10-piece band playing hot jazz of the Roaring 20's)

The Abletones Combo (2-7 piece combo with a versatile repertoire)

Dan and the Seven Gabels (7-8 piece traditional jazz/dixieland ensemble)