Nash Hernandez Orchestra

The Nash Hernandez Orchestra is the longest running big band in the Austin area. A twelve-piece band, the group was established in 1949 by trumpeter Nash Hernandez, and has had many musicians come through the ranks, but the music of the big band swings as well as ever under the direction of Nash’s son Ruben Hernandez who began playing with the group at age 11.

    Standards & Sump Swing

  • Almost Like Being in Love
  • New York New York
  • Ain’t That a Kick in the Head
  • Route 66
  • At Last
  • Stardust
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Summer Wind
  • Come Fly With Me
  • The Lady is The Tramp
  • Fly Me To the Moon
  • They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  • I Left My Heart in San Francisco
  • Unforgettable
  • In the Mood
  • What a Wonderful World
  • I’ve Got You Under My Skin
  • Witchcraft
  • Jump, Jive, & Wail
  • Zoot Suit Riot
  • Just the Way You Are
  • Beyond the Sea
  • L-O-V-E
  • Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
  • Mack the Knife
  • Come Rain or Come Shine


  • Amor
  • Beautiful Maria
  • El Reloj
  • Girl From Impanema
  • Green Eyes
  • Mambo # 5
  • Sabor a Mi
  • Spanish Eyes

    R&B / Rock

  • Blue Suede Shoes
  • It’s Not Unusual
  • Delilah
  • Knock on Wood
  • I Got You
  • Let’s Stay Together
  • In the Midnight Hour
  • Mustang Sally