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Midnight Blue Jazz Society

[Canada] Alberta Calgary

Midnight Blue Jazz Society is a traditional big band with 17 musicians and a director. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada; our repertoire spans a wide variety of styles- swing, jazz, blues, Latin, funk, classic rock - whatever fits the situation; which includes business, community, public/private, charity events and music festivals. Midnight Blue Jazz Society is a registered not for profit organization; and its growth/success depends on member support and participation. The band actively strives to provide a learning and teaching process, top quality music education to maintain a standard of excellence, peer encouragement in a supportive environment and the opportunity to perform in public. In 2021, Midnight Blue Jazz Society celebrated its 20th anniversary, however due to the COVID pandemic, celebrations have been delayed until further notice. However during the pandemic, Midnight Blue worked on a band drumline and has incorporated it into future performances.


EvR Bigband Spiez

[Switzerland] Bern Spiez

Die EvR-Big Band Spiez ist ein Unterhaltungsorchester mit einer klassischen Big Band Besetzung. Mit klassischem Swing, Latin Melodien sowie populärer Rock- und Popsongs sprechen wir ein breites Publikum an. Sei es an Matinées oder an Abendunterhaltungen, wir bieten den Zuhörern eine ausserordentlich grosse musikalische Palette. Zögern Sie also nicht, uns zu kontaktieren. Wir bereichern auch gerne Ihr Fest.


Moonlight Swing

[United States (USA)] Northern California Sacramento

The Moonlight Swing Living History Big Band was established in 1996 as a non-profit historical organization whose chartered mission is to keep the memory and music of Glenn Miller and the Great Big Band Era alive for all to enjoy. The majority of our charts have been arranged from either original 78s and V-discs from World War II, charts that have been donated from original artists or from our in house arrangers. The band is based in the Sacramento, California area. We have played a wide variety of venues since 1996, as intimate as a backyard wedding anniversary to as large as playing for the late Bob Hope at the Stockton Air Show in front of thousands of people. The band appears in World War II Army Air Corps uniforms or in 1940s style formal attire (white dinner jackets).


Andrew Linham Jazz Orchestra

[United Kingdom] London London

The Andrew Linham Jazz Orchestra is a contemporary big band playing the original music of leader and composer Andrew Linham. They premiered their first album 'Weapons of Mass Distraction' in 2017 having formed in 2014 for the performance of two suites of music 'The Linferno Suite' (2013) and 'Theme Music of Anarchic Animals' (2015). They annually perform a 'Christ-Mess Extravaganza' at The Vortex and are a hidden gem in the London Jazz scene. Featuring a wealth of young talent, this millenial big band enjoys pastiche and wacky humour led with irreverance celebrating the wealth of diversity of style in the history of jazz. Downbeat said of them “The cleverly titled Weapons of Mass Distraction firmly establishes the Andrew Linham Jazz Orchestra has a signification addition to today’s big band scene and a group that deserves wider recognition at the international level.” Ed Enright, Downbeat Review (Editor’s Pick) December 2017


Subway Jazz Orchestra

[Germany] NRW Cologne

The Subway Jazz Orchestra is a collective of musicians and composers from Cologne, performing original music since 2013. Having established itself as one of Europe's leading bigbands at the forefront of contemporary bigband music, latest highlights include the release of the fourth album with original music as well as playing internationally with the great Maria Schneider.

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