Big band

A big band is a type of musical ensemble associated with playing jazz music and which became popular during the Swing Era from the early 1930s until the late 1940s. A big band typically consists of approximately 12 to 25 musicians and contains saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section. The terms jazz band, jazz ensemble, stage band, jazz orchestra, and dance band are also used to refer to this type of ensemble. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Mingus Big Band

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Friday 10 April 2015
Hearts of Darkness
The PhantasticsConcert
Bottleneck
Lawrence KS, United States
38.96985 -95.235059
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Saturday 13 June 2015
Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit
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ISSUE Project Room
Brooklyn, New York, United States
40.690827 -73.989668
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Sunday 14 June 2015
Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit
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Windup Space
Baltimore, United States
39.311266 -76.617043
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Wednesday 17 June 2015
Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit
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Moondance Outdoor Amphitheater
Lexington, United States
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Friday 19 June 2015
Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit
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Burchfield Penney Art Center
Buffalo, United States
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Tuesday 23 June 2015
Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit
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Trinosophes
Detroit, United States
42.344102 -83.037813
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