The Thomists, since 1965
The Thomists - keeping live music alive since 1965

experience the big band sound of the thomists

Fredericton's Social Dance Band
the thomists - since 1965

Specializing in social and swing dance music.

From Glenn Miller's 'In The Mood' to Johnny Cash's 'Folsom Prison Blues' to Gloria Gaynor's 'I Will Survive', we cover a wide variety of music that can provide something for everyone.  For decades, the band has provided high quality entertainment for a wide variety of events.  We have huge repertoire!  Are you looking for non-obtrusive dinner or cocktail music, a specific style, theme or ambiance?  Yes, we do that too.  And yes, we travel.

To inquire use the 'contact us' link above.

Musicians wanted

The Thomists Big Band wants to get a little bigger!


Do you play saxophone, trombone, keyboard or drums?  Do you like to play swing, jazz, latin and vintage popular music?  Are you looking to improve, gain experience, or just play music?  We have a great rehearsal facility and we play for private and public events.

we welcome anyone

Are you a student, a comeback player, an experienced player or someone from the community who wants to play great music?  Its all good.  You don't need to be a pro!  You should also know we have always embraced diversity.  For more info, inquire using the link below.