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a large dance or jazz band usually featuring improvised solos by lead musicians

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George, who played with both Kirklees Youth Jazz Orchestra and Shelley Music Centre Big Band at the festival, is a Greenhead College student.
The Jazz House Big Band is an audition-based group of 27 high school students that rehearses weekly and makes a year-long commitment to the ensemble.
This mid-December gig is turning into a bit of an annual tradition, and Jonathan is promising some big band versions of festive favourites.
But I'm not singing every song, don't worry, there will be lots of big band stuffed interspersed between.
JAZZ up your week from tomorrow with a visit to a Sunderland music festival which features 22 big bands.
The central focus of the nostalgic show will be the big band itself, a 26-piece orchestra comprising some of the finest musicians.
Thompson and nine other jazz enthusiasts founded ADBB in late 2007 because they wanted to introduce Big Band music to the capital.
BIRMINGHAM-born soul diva Jaki Graham joins the BBC Big Band at her home city's Town Hall tonight for Duke Ellington's Sounds of Harlem.
Stardust" is a must for fans of big band music everywhere, highly recommended.
He is well-known to jazz lovers as lead trombonist with the Wigan Jazz Club Big Band, the Dave O'Higgins Big Un, the Richard IIes/ Andy Schofield Big Band and the Georgina Bromilow Big Band.
The videotapes - which include Tom Mix and Roy Rogers vintage westerns - and audio cassette tapes - of big band music, jazz and other genres - are to be sold at a benefit sale March 10 and 11 at the Palmdale Red Cross office.
This time, Holland's entourage has expanded, from his Grammy-nominated quintet to his Grammy-winning big band.
Since its on-air debut in May 1995, WMKV has been met with open arms by Maple Knoll residents, as well as Big Band lovers around the globe.
He is an expert on big band names from Ted Heath and Chris Barber to Victor Silvester and Billy Cotton.
Fletcher Henderson's pioneering big band, featuring trumpeter Louis Armstrong, was broadcast periodically from the Club Alabam and then the Roseland Ballroom between 1924 and 1928.