Tubaist David Ostwald's fabulous early-swing band is about as good as it gets. Because they've also been known for their energetic treatment of Louis Armstrong's repertoire, you know these cats like to entertain as much as they like to swing.
David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band
315 W 44th St
|Cross street:||between Eighth and Ninth Aves|
|Opening hours:||Daily 5pm–1am|
|Transport:||Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St–Port Authority|
|Price:||Cover: $20–$35, plus $10 minimum for table seating; $20–$35 (includes one drink) for bar seating. Average main course: $17|