Mitch Latting has performed with The Temptations, Red Skelton, The Four Freshmen, Marvin Hamlish, Bobby Shew, Matt Catingub, The Smithsonian Jazz Orchestra and the Manhattan Transfer. Mitch is a charter member of the Royal Garden Swing Orchestra. Mitch is the co-founder of The Starlight Dreamband and The Friendly Neighborhood Big Band. He's been on seven tours to the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland with Dr. Warren Balfour and the Cuesta College music groups. Some of the greatest musical influences in his life were his "parents, Frank Sinatra and the amazing Maynard Ferguson".