Big Band – 20 of 23 Genres

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Big band music is a type of musical ensemble of jazz music that usually consists of ten or more musicians with four sections: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section. Big bands originated during the early 1910s and dominated jazz in the early 1940s when swing was most popular.

There are 8 Big Bands within this blog:

Ellington, Duke Satin Doll 56 (https://youtu.be/wQ-n7jhs_K8) (RQ 10).

Gershwin, George Rhapsody in Blue 56 (https://youtu.be/ynEOo28lsbc) (RQ 10).

Hammerstein, Oscar A Tribute 56 (https://youtu.be/3SxEhF16cCQ) (RQ 9).

Kaempfert, Bert Golden Hits (Wonderland by Night) 56 (https://youtu.be/K_WwLYjwd78) (RQ 10+).

Mancini, Henry Greatest Hits 56 (https://youtu.be/fAfE6S-bVus) (RQ 10+).

Porter, Cole What is this Thing Called Love 56 (https://youtu.be/qS1Qj9rzxXs) (RQ 9).

Schwartz, Arthur Dancing in the Dark 56 (https://youtu.be/4vPm8Ztp06Y) (RQ 9).

Steiner, Max Casablanca 56 (https://youtu.be/JsjPVNJlk_I) (RQ 10).