Welcome to the official site of the Harry James Orchestra.
Fred is offering a limited number of
private trumpet lessons via Zoom and Facetime
Fred performed June 26 at the legendary Wolftrap venue in Virginia with the "President's Own" Marine Band.
Watch the replay of the concert here
Fred and Gina were honored by the U.S. Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation for their outstanding contribution
A new Photo Gallery page is available
Please visit and "like" our
new Facebook page
The 2019/2020 Tour Schedule is posted
The Tour Blog has been updated (Apr, 2016) ClassicBands.com interview of Fred Radke (Feb, 2014)
Fred Radke and Gina Imitation Watch Funes have joined the School of Music,
University of Washington,
faculty as lecturers magazzuwatch in jazz studies.
View new video clips of the Harry James Orchestra
Fred Radke Carries on the Harry James Legacy- International Musician Magazine, June, 2010
Thanks to all the great fans www.suitewatches.com who supported the HJO at the
2010 Montreal Jazz Festival
Big Bands Polish Their Horns for Battle
- by Irwin Block, The Montreal Gazette (Jul, 2010)
More Press Coverage
of the HJO
Mr. Fred Radke received his third Telly Award, in 2007,
for Visions of Valor, recognizing Medal of Honor recipients .
His other Telly Awards were in 2005 for music direction, Apollo 13, and in 2004 for the the Seattle Museum of Flight’s Wings of Heroes.
Audio CDs celebrating the works of the Harry James Orchestra are now
Click here for audio information
and sample music clips.
The Harry James Orchestra with Fred Radke - Short Clips (Sep-2015):
The Two O'Clock Jump by the Harry James Orchestra with Fred Radke:
The Harry James Orchestra performes You Make Me Love You:
The Harry James Orchestra with Fred Radke performs Night Life:
The Harry James Orchestra directed by Fred Radke - Various Clips, Long version:
The Harry James Orchestra with Fred Radke at the Montreal Jazz Festival (2010):