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: Michael Bublé

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Saturday 13 June 2015
Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit
Paal Nilssen-LoveConcert
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
Paal Nilssen-LoveConcert
Windup Space
Baltimore, United States
39.311266 -76.617043
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Monday 15 June 2015
Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit
Tashi DorjiConcert
Kings Barcade
Raleigh NC, United States
35.774813 -78.642407

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Tuesday 16 June 2015
Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit
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701 Center for Contemporary Art
Columbia, United States
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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
Paal Nilssen-LoveConcert
Burchfield Penney Art Center
Buffalo, United States
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