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Big band

A beautiful jazz orchestra gives life to classy nights in the most chic of locales as alcohol flows over a bed of constant music and intrigue. The era of big band music continues to have a timeless hold at the hearts of many. Allow yourself to be enveloped within its vibrant energy and vintage melodies. Let the swells of symphonic sounds soothe your worries away. Revel in its moving grooves with brass and jazzy rhythms that uplift the soul. Take a journey through the ages, as no other music matches its lively enchantment like the old big band sound! Big band is the name of jazz musical ensemble during the Swing era in the 190s and 1940s.

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2023-01-04

Big Band music: let's have a look

When jazz music is performed with the help of musical ensemble at saxophones, Rhythm section, trombones and trumpets, is called big band. In simple words, it is actually the representation of Jazz music through musical ensemble. It originated in 1910 and enjoyed its Golden era in 1940s. At that time Swing was most popular among big band. Stylistically, it is Jazz, American marches and blues drived from swing, Dance music and progressive Jazz. Thematically, it is portrayal of sweet and romantic melodies.

While playing big band the musician focus not only at trombones, saxophones, trumpets and rhythms of bass, guitar, drums and piano but also on the composition of songs, soft vocals and arrangement of the musical ensemble.

The famous big band artists are Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, the brain setzer orchestra, Frank Sinatra, big bad Voodoo daddy, Cab Calloway, Artie Shaw, tummy Dorsey, Harry Connick Jr., Harry, Michael bubble, Buddy Rich, Quincy Jones, Woody Herman, Koius Prema, G.M Orchestra, Cherry Poppin Daddies, Harry James, Maynard Ferguson, Lionel Hampton, Fletcher Henderson, Gene Krupa, Stan kenton, Jimmie Lunceford , Sax $ Morrison, Charlie Barner, the Matthew Herbert big band, Duke Ellington, Carlq Bley, Charlie Parker, The Boswell Sisters, Jools Holland, Dizzy Gillespie, Indigo swing, Dean Martin, new cool collective, Keeley Smith, Charles Mingus, Paul Whiteman, Nat King Cole, Glen Gray, Bunny Berigan, the seat belts, Paul Anka, Royal Crown Revue and many more.

Here is a little bit about famous big band albums:
Swing when you are winning:
The album was released by pop singer Robbie Williams on 19th November 2001. Collection of 15 songs which include Have you met miss Jones?, something stupid, beyond the sea, I will talk and Hollywood will listen and It was a very good year.

Jam Session featuring Maynard Ferguson :
It is an album released by Maynard Ferguson on 23rd February 1954. Its tracks are air-conditioned and Our love is here to stay.

Louis Armstrong Hot Five and Hot Seven Sessions :
Louise Armstrong recorded many songs under the title in 1925. It includes my heart, yes I am in the Barrel, you are next, don't forget to mess around, big butter and egg man, sunset Cafe Storm, he likes it slow, the king of the Zulus, you made me love you, Irish black bottom, sweet little papa, wild man blues, that's when I will come back to you, I am not rough, once in a while, don't give me, sugar foot strut, knee drops and a Monday date.

This time:
This time is an album released by Anthony Braxton in 1970 as music related to Jazz. Tracking list of album include composition number 1, solo, composition number 2, small composition, composition number 3, composition number 4, composition number 5, in the street and this time.

You are everything:
It is a Jazz album released by Marc Secara and Jiggs Whigham on 1st March 2008. The list of the songs is The nearness of you, She is the one, alone together, open the box, Waltz for Debbie, Save Your Love For Me, but beautiful, out of the hush, The Masquerade is Over and Pennies from heaven.
Tag: big band, jazz music, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong

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