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Blues Element Toronto based band performing jazzy, bluesy originals as well as mid 20th century r&b. Music, reviews, info etc.
Bobby Kyle Band, The Breaking new ground in with the blues. A dynamic band fronted by Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist, Bobby Kyle. Bobby is a veteran bandmate of Johnny "Clyde" Copeland, Eddie Kirkland, and many other legends.
4th St. Niteowls Tristate Area swing ensemble. Biographies, audio samples, photos.
ACME Swing Company San Francisco based band. Reviews, audio samples, calendar, booking information.
AJ's Big Band The homepage of AJ's Big Band, the South West UK's leading big band, specialising in the classic music of the swing era.
Ad Lib Swing Quartet Putney, Australia band. Audio clips, contact information.
Addison Groove Project Boston-based modern funk fusion band that features vintage keyboards, horns, guitar, heavy drums and bass, unique vocals, and great songwriting.
Airborne Smooth vocals group from New Haven, Connecticut. Reviews, photo, audio.
Airborne Smooth Jazz / Contemporary Jazz & Vocals. Trademark jazz sound of island passion and urban emotion.
Al-Andalus Performs a mixture of Andalusian and western music. Site contains band information, discography, music samples, news and press quotes.
Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra Swing band, Audio samples, forum, booking form.
Alibis, The Auckland New Zealand based band. Information about the band, their CD, and booking the band.
Alli & the Cats Classic international jazz with a contemporary spin. Allison Adams Tucker and her Cats bring you sophisticated live entertainment, drenched in style that moves you.
Andrew Thielen Big Band Drummer-led 17-piece big band performs throughout the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia including classic swing, rock, disco and shag.
Andy Nowak Trio, The The official website of the Andy Nowak Trio featuring news, giglistings, mp3 downloads
Angel, Johnny and the Swingin' Demons A swing band performing in the New Orleans area. Sound clips, merchandise, pictures, and club dates.
Annapolis Junction Big Band A 17-piece big band based in Annapolis, Maryland. Photos, contact information, public appearances, song list, band history.
Apollo Saxophone Quartet Member biographies, discography, commissioned works, repertoire, performances, projects.
Art Abrams Swing Machine Big Band Portland, Oregon area based band. Contains news, profile, recordings and information on their support of music education.
Art Deco and his Society Orchestra Los Angeles based band with a gallery of photos, a list of past clients and information on the band itself.
Atlanta Blue Notes, The Nineteen-piece band offers history, schedule of engagements, booking information, arrangements for sale, play list, fund-raising ideas, links, and sample songs.
Atlanta Seventeen, The Big band composed largely of Atlanta doctors and other professionals, playing for society events and donating fees to charity, established 1960. Photos, musician biographies, inquiry form.
Audubon Jazz Explosion Seventeen piece swing orchestra from Audubon, Pennsylvania. News, booking information, member information, song clips, show dates, band history, and information on side bands.
Australian Cotton Club Orchestra Group from Melbourne with 12 to 15 piece plays jazz and swing, with photo, biography and sound samples.
Avalon Casino Kings Hamburg, Germany based. Offering band profile, contact information, pictures, audio samples and links. Also in German.
B3 Bombers Off the hook jazz funk--official site of The B3 Bombers featuring Clyde Stubblefield, "The Original Funky Drummer."
BYE-YA! Quintet based in Nederlands: history, biography, discography, and audio samples.
Banjo Buddies Dixieland Band Chicago based band. Includes profile and sound samples.
Banks, Monty and the High Rollers Las Vegas casino entertainer; Seattle wedding musician; New York City piano jazz singer: swing dance music, cocktail party, wedding reception band. Contains press clippings, band biography, calendar of events, photographs, repertoire and audio and video clips.
Barbary Coast Dixieland Band Band's history, photo album, CD information and articles.
Barber and Associates: The Glenn Miller Orchestra Artist page from booking agency handling the UK group in the US and internationally. History of the band.
Barr, Rico and The Jump 'n' Jive Review News, biographies, sound files, and calendar for the six piece swing and jump blues band.
Bat Mitzvah The Gilev Show Band | Wedding band, bar mitzvah band, and live band. The party band performs at: weddings, bat mitzvahs, live parties, and corporate events such as charity events and Christmas parties in the UK and internationally.
Baton Rouge Jazz Ensemble Twenty-piece orchestra made up of volunteer musicians from all walks of life.
Beats Walkin' Western Swing from Philadelphia. Offers band history, calendar, debut CD, biographies, and reviews.
Bedford Big Band 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.
Beehive Singers, The Information on the Canadian four part vocal group.
Bel Airs, The Munich, Germany based band. Provides CD information including audio samples and lyrics, as well as contact information. Also in German.
Belcher, Jon and Savoy Swing Seattle based band. Contains reviews, recordings, schedule, and booking information.
Bellevue Cadillac Taking elements from big band swing, 1960's Memphis rhythm and blues and soul. Band information, CDs and other merchandise, a photo album, tour dates and a list of links.
Bennington Jazz- Jimmy Bennington Based in Chicago, drummer/bandleader/ Jimmy Bennington performs internationally as a sideman or as a leader with his group, Colour and Sound. American Jazz and Improvised Music.
Bensen-Scott Big Band Trumpeters Regent Scott and Gene Bensen lead band playing charts from Basie, Ellington, Ferguson, and Nestico. Photos, gig schedule, MP3 audio samples.
Berger, David and the Sultans of Swing Provides CD information, reviews, biographies, mailing list, links, and contact and booking information. Also information about the musical The Harlem Nutcracker.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Official site with news, band biographies, audio samples, lyrics, CDs and other merchandise, photos, mailing list, message board, schedule, tour journal.
Big Band East Authentic Swing Band for hire, based in the Hamptons, Long Island, United States. Includes press releases, photos, schedule and contact details.
Big Band Express San Diego based big band. Band information, event calendar and information on their CD.
Big Band Jazz Machine, The Los Angeles big band. Band member biographies, picture gallery, song list, discography and booking information.
Big Band Sound, The 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.
Big Band Theory 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."
Big Band Trio, The Contains a calendar, discography, biography, photos, and booking information.
Big Chief Portland, Maine based swing, jazz and rhythm and blues band. Offers a calendar, song list, audio samples, biographies, and a list of links.
Big Daddy Cool and The Swing Cats Nine member Tennessee band. Includes a biography, show information, news, calendar, a talent contest, links, and contact information.
Big Daddy Orchestra San Diego, California based big band. Contains biography, song list, and calendar.
Big Kahuna Band, The Tour, news and biographical information for Hawaiian swing style band.
Big Smoke Jazz Orchestra Twenty-piece big band formed at Oxford University, now based in London and available for clubs and corporate events. E-letter signup, password-protected members area.
Big Swing Face Philadelphia seven piece band. Supplies a profile of the band, MP3 samples, biographies, recordings, merchandise, and contact information
Big Tubba Mista' Seven piece band. News, upcoming shows, member biographies, contact information and a link to their songs on mp3.com.
Big-T and the Bada-Bings This 12 or 18 piece big band based in Dallas Texas blending blues, swing and Sinatra. Contains a mailing list, a profile, a biography of band leader Craig Thompson, photographs, and Real Audio samples.
Bijlsma, Masha Reviews and tour dates for this Dutch jazz singer and her band.
Bill Allred's Classic Jazz Band Intricately arranged band and associated record company run by father and son trombonists based in Orlando, Florida. Concert and recording reviews, history, photos, sales of CDs by label artists such as the Bee Line Horns and the Wild Bill Davis Legacy.
Bill Dayton Big Band 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.
Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra Los Angeles' swing band. Contains news, a calendar of upcoming shows, audio samples, a discography, a list of links, and information on joining their mailing list and booking the band.
Bill Porter Orchestra Chicago based. Photo gallery, audio and video clips, guest book, a list of past engagements, and information on booking the band.
Bill Sargent Bands Wisconsin based band and drumming service. Provides service information, reviews, photos, Real Audio samples, CDs, biography, and links.
Bill Travis Swing Orchestra San Francisco-based swing and jump blues band. Site offers biographies, event calendar, song list, sample songs and contact information.
Bindi Brothers, The Homepage of a trance/dance fusion sextet located in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Black Band Large swing band based at Jaroslav Kocianin Art School at Usti nad Orlici, near Prague, Czechoslovakia, conducted by Zdenek Cerny ("black" in Czech). Photo, history, machine-translated English pages from Czech.
Black Chantilly Official site for the band that includes: band history and information, references, technical information, and concert schedule.
Black Magic Big Band Pianist-led 18-piece group featuring Sinatra-style vocalist. News, history, song list, audio, personnel, recordings.
Blue Amadeus Clarinet and strings provide background music from Mozart to swing. Arrangements of Benny Goodman and Woody Herman music. Samples, price list and contact information.
Blue Body and Red Soul Five musicians located in Linz, Upper Austria. Offers show dates, demo CD, photos, guest book, contact information and downloadable music samples.
Blue Lunch Jump, blues and swing band from northeastern Ohio. Check their online calendar, listen to streaming audio from their two CDs.
Blue Moon Howlers Washington state swing dance band. Contains booking information, a list of links, and a photo gallery.
Blue Moon Special Swing, jump blues and rock and roll band from Amsterdam. Contains a band profile, an audio sample, and contact information.
Blue Room Boys San Francisco band playing tunes from the swing era. Band biographies, music samples, merchandise, a calendar of upcoming shows, and a list of swing links are provided.
Blue Saracens, The Eight piece swing jazz group from the East Coast. Site includes biography, music samples and tour dates.
Blue Sky 5 Swing music band in the Baltimore/Washington region. Member biographies, upcoming shows, booking information, music samples, and a list of links.
Blues Jumpers, The East Coast band with vocalist Heywood George. Contains a band profile, tour dates, CDs for sale, music samples, and information on contacting or booking the band.
Blues Point Jazz Singers Jazz vocal group based in Sydney, Australia, performing original compositions as well as jazz standards. Information about bookings and their cd "Blues Point".
Blur Division, The Three New York-based exploratory musicians getting together to craft their own original compositions which reconcile history with the future, tradition with technology, and jazz with a unique approach that resists categorization.
Bob Crosby Bob Cats Musicians associated with the band until the leader's death in 1993, now led by drummer Ed Metz. Performance schedule, personnel lists then and now.
Bob Ludlam Jazz Band Do you need a band for a wedding, party or corporate event? We cover the entire UK and can make your day go with a swing! From a walkabout jazz band or smooth combo to a full party band. Demos/photos
Bob Martin's Take Note Big Band Atlanta 19 piece big band. Offers a mailing list, upcoming event schedule, band member biographies, news, a song list, Real Audio samples, and a list of other big bands on the web.
Bob Morrison's Wee Big Band Victoria, British Columbia based 9-piece band with female vocalist playing music of the Swing Era. Includes profile, bandleader biography, repertoire and testimonials.
Bombay Jim and the Swinging Sapphires Boston swing band featuring faculty members from Berklee College of Music. Member biographies, appearance schedule, booking information, information on recordings, song list, reviews, photos, audio and video.
Bootsnzoots Swing Band Official Bootsnzoots website featuring all the news on this swing/latin/easy listening jazz sensation
Brant Grieshaber Brant Grieshaber is a New England based guitar player and internationally renowned teacher.“Listeners to my jazz radio show agree that this is a group to watch for.” - Mike Nickerson, host of ‘Come Sunday’ on WERU
Brass Impact Big Band Sixteen-piece orchestra from North Star Academy of Performing Arts in Refrewshire, Scotland, with trumpets, mellophones, baritones, rhythm instruments, and two saxophones. Personnel, schedule.
Brasshoppers, The Eight piece UK based brass band performing Latin, African, Funk and R & B. Includes MP3 samples and performance schedules.
Brian Setzer Orchestra Features news, photos, MP3s, polls, clothes, links, and a discography.
Brisbane All Star Youth Big Band Queensland, Australia Students performing for festivals and concerts. Song list, MP3 audio samples, photos.
Bruce James Orchestra Based in Vancouver, Canada, this 17-piece jazz ensemble is available for functions and plays swing selections from the 40s to the modern day. Schedule, testimonials.
Buddy Blue San Diego singer, song writer, and guitarist. Playing jump blues, swing, rhythm and blues, and rockabilly. Contains a biography, discography, MP3 samples, band member profiles, a calendar of upcoming shows, photo gallery, reviews, guest book, mailing list, booking information and a list of links.
Buffalo Ridge Jazz Band Traditional sextet with tuba and banjo, based in Cincinnati, Ohio and performing at festivals across the US and abroad. Performance schedule, CD ordering.
Bugalee York, England. Includes news, upcoming shows and booking information.
The Belles of Bourbon Street All girl traditional New Orleans jazz band from Southern California
the Brant Grieshaber Jazz Band A small jazz band is the perfect way to add elegance and energy to a reception or other special event. My two Boston based jazz trios deliver everything from smooth elegant jazz to foot stomping swing or sassy blues.
Allegato Bridging sounds of the East & West - wrapped with a ribbon of jazz. San Diego based Allegato fuses traditional favorites of Japan with Tango, Bolero, and Bossa Nova backbeats as well as songs from the Americas and Western Europe.
Ancient Future World Fusion band, Ancient Future. Band history and biography, online CD ordering and concert information for many bands and forums.
Blue Bridge Band All information about the Blue Bridge Band and the band members Detlef Beisiegel (UN), Chema Arraiza (OSCE), Cornellius Nolen (UN), Rodrigo Crespo (OSCE), Haris Kurti (OSCE) and William Ortiz (UN).
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