The Harry James Orchestra
Fred Radke is a masterful trumpeter, big-band conductor, musical clinician and educator, recording artist, composer and arranger, and producer. Along with vocalist Gina Funes, Fred has captivated hordes of veteran big-band music fans as well as novice listeners throughout the Pacific Northwest, Canada, and across North America and the Far East. In 2007 he won his third Telly Award, for Visions of Valor, recognizing Medal of Honor recipients. He also won Tellys in 2004 as music director, for the Museum of Flights' Wings of Heroes, and in 2005 for Apollo 13. More recently, in 2009 and 2010, Fred packed the halls of the Montreal Jazz Festival, delighting fans with his Harry James Orchestra.