For musical groups consisting of horns arranged to play in sections together with piano, bass, and drums. Includes the notable bands and leaders of the 1930s, 40s and 50s as well as groups performing today.
United States Air Force jazz ensemble. Contains members' profiles and photo gallery
A 17-piece big band based in Annapolis, Maryland. Includes photos, contact information, public appearances, song list, band history, vocalist link, and directions.
Portland, Oregon area based band. Contains news, profile, recordings and information on their support of music education.
Nineteen-piece band offers history, schedule of engagements, booking information, arrangements for sale, play list, fund-raising ideas, links, and sample songs.
College band founded in 1930 at Auburn University, playing swing tunes past and present. Contains a photo gallery, guest book, band history, performance schedule, alumni and reunion information, newsletter archive, song samples, repertoire, and booking and auditioning information.
Nineteen piece orchestra made up of volunteer musicians. Personnel, photos, schedule.
A non-profit 23-piece big band entertaining Southern New Hampshire with music from the swing era. Member profiles, song list, auditions, rehearsal schedule, scrapbook, guest book, contact information, events schedule, and links.
[Westechester, NY, US] Trumpeters Regent Scott and Gene Bensen lead band playing charts from Basie, Ellington, Ferguson, and Nestico. Photos, gig schedule, MP3 audio samples.
Sixteen-piece orchestra based in the Hamptons, Long Island, US offers photos, press releases, photos, schedule and contact details.
A 20-member big band based in Poughkeepsie, New York. Event calendar, CD information, sound clips, song list, photo gallery, radio guide, and links to big band related sites.
Neither a whimper nor a big bang, this nineteen-piece ensemble is made up of rocket scientists and technicians from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Pasadena, California. Photos and newspaper reviews of tunes like "Fly Me to the Moon."
San Diego, California based big band. Contains biography, song list, and calendar.
Baltimore-based group led by Sandra Dayton on vocals and Steve Richwine on trumpet. Performance schedule, band profile, song list, audio and video samples, testimonials, contact information, pictures, musician credits.
Chicago based. Photo gallery, audio and video clips, guest book, a list of past engagements, and information on booking the band.
Message board and discussion forum for fans of the British dance bands and popular music of the 1920's, 1930's and 1940's.
Volunteer orchestra from the Netherlands with a repertoire including Basie, Sinatra and Mintzer. Photos, audio, CD shopping, in English and Dutch.
Twenty-piece jazz big band based in Fremont, California lists personnel and offers CDs for sale.
Pennsylvania big band available for weddings and parties. Music samples, CDs, video clips, upcoming shows, information on their radio show, biographies, links, reviews, repertoire, photo gallery, contact and booking information.
Eighteen piece band from the Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington area. News, promotional information, CDs, audio clips, a FAQ, guest book, searchable music library, list of members, schedule and booking information.
Eleven-piece band from Los Alamitos, California, re-creating hot jazz, sweet music and novelty tunes of the 1920s and early 30s as transcribed from 78 RPM records. Promotional information, reviews, upcoming shows, recordings, musician biographies, news, mailing list and a list of links.
Ohio big band homepages include history, biographies, driving directions, photo gallery, schedule of events and cd information.
Based in New England, playing swing and big band music. Band information, repertoire list, contact information and a FAQ.
[Washington, DC] 18-piece big band established 1981, playing for dances, corporate events and concerts. Photos, history, MP3 audio, list of songs and arrangers including Wolpe, Nestico and Hefti as well as charts from Glenn Miller, Kenton and Buddy Rich.
1920's to 30's style big band in Washington, D.C. Playing music internationally. Band leader biography, music samples, photo album, booking information, reviews, and upcoming shows.
Richmond, Virginia based 12 piece big band with 2 vocalists. Includes band profile and upcoming events.
Trumpeter-led Boston-area swing and dance orchestra. FAQ, schedule, songlist.
Sixteen-piece orchestra based in Miami, Florida. Photos.
18-piece jazz ensemble; celebrates and personifies the big band tradition with a contemporary and original sound. Biographies, sound clips, schedule, press, and products for sale.
Seventeen-piece orchestra based in Houston, Texas, performing big band and swing music. Offers band biography, audio samples, repertoire list, calendar of upcoming events and photographs.
Milwaukee group playing danceable swing and standards in the 1940s style. Features song list, schedule and links.
[Waukesha, Wisconsin] Twenty-piece group playing original jazz compositions and arrangements as well as charts from Basie, Ellington, Herman, Kenton, Ferguson, and the more traditional swing bands. Photos, performance schedule, bookings.
Official band site featuring itinerary of jazz camps, concerts, festivals and information on CDs.
Saxophonist-led orchestra features vocalist Gay Hobbs at Ohio weddings and dances. Newsletter signup, radio directory, audio samples, bookings.
Seventeen piece swing orchestra from Audubon, Pennsylvania. News, booking information, member information, song clips, show dates, band history, and information on side bands.
Detroit-based 18-piece band with vocalists playing classic swing arrangements. Photos, RealAudio samples including "Satin Doll" and "Blue Moon."
Eighteen piece Cleveland band. Features news and reviews, biography, Real Audio song samples and booking information.
Swing Era big band leader. Site contains a biography, information about his band, his movies, and his songs. Additionally, information on a documentary being made about his career.
Claremont, California based big band led by trombonist Gary Tole. Contains profile, contact information, and related links.
Performs in Branson, Missouri. Schedule, photos, biographies of Les Brown Senior and Junior.
Big band performing at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, with vocalist Bonnie Eisele. Contains history, discography, audio samples, reviews and a calendar.
Fifteen-piece orchestra based in Amston, Connecticut, playing for weddings, dances and concerts, with gig schedule, FAQs, testimonials, and CD sales.
Sixteen-piece orchestra from Denver offers photo, history, composition, playlist and upcoming events, as well as useful music-lover links.
Smooth singing bandleader known for hits such as "Racing With the Moon." Sheet music gallery, publicity photos including shots taken at Fenway Park for the Boston Red Sox, links to band personnel.
Baltimore based. Performance schedule, online booking form, mailing list, band profile, song list, auditions, links, contact information.
[San Diego, CA, US] Swing and dance band. Upcoming events, links, song list, photos.
Sacramento big band. Profile, photos, recordings, links.
Sixteen-piece big band with veteran musicians conducted by Leon Mitchell, playing charts from the 1940s, 50s and 60s, the golden age of Philadelphia jazz. Audio sample.
A fourteen-piece dance orchestra, playing popular music from the 1920's, 30's and 40's.
Washington big band. Sample tracks, CDs, schedule, photos, links, reviews.
[Willow Springs, MO, US] Playing jazz and swing with full horn sections. Schedule including dates West Plains Opera House in southern Missouri, photos, audio clips, online ticket sales.
Detroit big band. Profile, photos, audio samples, schedule, guest book, contact information.
A 17 piece ensemble from Wisconsin plays big band jazz. Their website offers band member information and a cd.
Services, biography, audio samples, and pictures from this Chicago big band.
Adult education swing band with vocalists features classic tunes, original compositions, exhibition dancers, audience participation at concerts and dances in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. Band profile and history, schedule, CDs, member biographies, photos, FAQ, song list, audio samples, contact information, search engine, member area.
Big band with twenty pieces plus two vocalists plays for weddings, corporate events, festivals and hotel gigs in Ireland from a base in Maynooth. Personnel, song list, audio demos, gig schedule.
San Francisco big band. Profile, reviews, biographies, recordings, audio samples, calendar, mailing list, booking information.
Corporate-sponsored swing/funk outfit in Germany led by trumpeter Thomas Siffling and comprised of employees of the financial software company. Song list, audio, history.
[Atlanta, GA, US] Nineteen-member big band. History, member biographies, auditions, links, photos, schedule, stories, booking and contact information, member area.
All-woman band plays contemporary, mainstream jazz. Based in New York City and plays internationally. Sample audio and video.
Based in Gifu, Japan since 1977. Concert schedule, audio clips, photos, and personnel.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina based 13-piece big band led by Spencer Smith includes four saxes, three trumpets, two trombones and tuba. With gig schedule and audio samples.
A 12 piece big band located on Cape Cod. The band travels throughout the New England area. Includes repertoire and music samples.
Minneapolis-St. Paul band. Reviews, member list, schedule, contact information.
An 18-20 piece dance band presenting monthly dances in Melbourne, Florida. The Band plays swing music from the 30's, 40's and 50's as well as some more contemporary numbers. Affiliated with the Melbourne Municipal Band. Band profile, track list and samples from their CD, and booking and contact information.
Large ensemble formed in 1984. Biographies, sound and video samples, merchandise information, history, and schedule.
Playing many original arrangements from the Krupa book, as well as other popular songs from the big band era.
San Francisco Bay area seventeen-piece dance band playing big band swing and ballroom dances. Photos, song list, MP3 audio, scheduled events.
Chicago group, led by baritone saxophonist Ted Hogarth, performs the music of Gerry Mulligan. Performs, educates, digitizes Mulligan's music, and develops new music.
Based in Baltimore. Schedule, audio clips, repertoire, mailing list, merchandise, booking information.
Jazz repertory orchestra in western Pennsylvania. Personnel, video, and performance schedule.
Texas big band. Profile, merchandise, audio samples, guest book, booking information, links.
Performs in the Northern Virginia and Shenandoah Valley regions. Performance schedule, audio clips, and mailing list.
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