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  1. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-08-20
    362 views
    Trumpet Story

    Bill Warfield Big Band

    Trumpet Story
  2. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-08-15
    888 views
    Tuesday Night

    Gordon Lee with the Mel Brown Septet

    Tuesday Night
  3. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-08-14
    925 views
    My Shining Hour

    Bobby Broom

    My Shining Hour
  4. 4 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-08-05
    1,281 views
    Sketches of Spain Revisited

    Chicago Jazz Philharmonic

    Sketches of Spain Revisited
  5. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-08-05
    1,418 views
    Tony Kadleck Big Band: Around the Horn

    Tony Kadleck Big Band

    Tony Kadleck Big Band: Around the Horn
  6. 5 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-07-29
    1,554 views
    Morgan Rewind: A Tribute to Lee Morgan, Vol. 2

    Roberto Magris Septet

    Morgan Rewind: A Tribute to Lee Morgan, Vol. 2
  7. 5 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-07-29
    2,242 views
    Henry Mancini: Music for Peter Gunn

    Harmonie Ensemble

    Henry Mancini: Music for Peter Gunn
  8. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-07-28
    1,225 views
    I Love Music

    Mike LeDonne

    I Love Music
  9. 5 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-07-01
    1,490 views
    Fast Friends

    Wayne Coniglio / Scott Whitfield

    Fast Friends
  10. 93 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-07-01
    2,334 views
    Shrimp Tale

    Alan Chan

    Shrimp Tale
  11. 41 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-06-22
    2,935 views
    Mehmet Sanlikol: What's Next?

    Mehmet Sanlikol

    Mehmet Sanlikol: What's Next?
  12. 4 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-06-19
    1,337 views
    Recollections

    First Take Trio

    Recollections
  13. 8 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-06-19
    1,848 views
    Free Range Music

    Hazel Leach

    Free Range Music
  14. 3 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-06-10
    1,643 views
    The Chase

    David White Jazz Orchestra

    The Chase
  15. 3 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-06-05
    1,753 views
    Code Blue!

    Doc Stewart Big Band Resuscitation

    Code Blue!
  16. 4 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-06-05
    1,742 views
    Travel Notes

    Western Michigan University Jazz Orchestra

    Travel Notes
  17. 4 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-06-04
    3,086 views
    No Pews Required: Chris McDonald Jazz Orchestra

    Chris McDonald Jazz Orchestra

    No Pews Required: Chris McDonald Jazz Orchestra
  18. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-06-01
    2,207 views
    A Tribute to Donald Byrd

    Howard University Jazz Ensemble 2013

    A Tribute to Donald Byrd
  19. 5 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-05-31
    1,710 views
    Bicoastal Colletive: Chapter 4

    Paul Tynan & Aaron Lington

    Bicoastal Colletive: Chapter 4
  20. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-05-31
    1,497 views
    Hits!*, Vol. 1

    Ed Partyka Jazz Orchestra

    Hits!*, Vol. 1
  21. 5 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-05-30
    1,670 views
    King William Jazz Collective

    King William Jazz Collective

    King William Jazz Collective
  22. 6 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-05-29
    1,370 views
    Continuation

    Peter Lerner

    Continuation
  23. 4 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-05-23
    1,279 views
    Views from the Inside

    J.C. Sanford Orchestra

    Views from the Inside
  24. 3 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-05-02
    2,134 views
    Chicago Fire

    Eric Alexander

    Chicago Fire
  25. 3 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-05-01
    4,047 views
    Mother's Touch

    Orrin Evans' Captain Black Big Band

    Mother's Touch
  26. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-04-22
    2,572 views
    Get Me Joe Beck

    Joe Beck Trio

    Get Me Joe Beck
  27. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-04-21
    3,624 views
    Acme Jazz Company

    Acme Jazz Company

    Acme Jazz Company
  28. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-04-15
    2,417 views
    The L.A. Treasures Project:Live at Alvas Showroom

    The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

    The L.A. Treasures Project:Live at Alvas Showroom
  29. 5 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-04-15
    2,274 views
    Young Guns

    Gene Ludwig / Pat Martino Trio

    Young Guns
  30. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-04-14
    2,288 views
    Strength in Numbers

    The Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra

    Strength in Numbers
  31. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-04-13
    1,711 views
    Unlimitation

    Hajime Yoshida

    Unlimitation
  32. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-04-10
    1,902 views
    Habitat

    Christine Jensen Jazz Orchestra

    Habitat
  33. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-04-10
    1,496 views
    Reasons to Be Thankful

    Art Lillard's Heavenly Band

    Reasons to Be Thankful
  34. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-04-06
    1,566 views
    Watters / Felts Project

    Watters / Felts Project

    Watters / Felts Project
  35. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-04-05
    1,442 views
    Bewitched

    Perry Beekman

    Bewitched
  36. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-04-05
    1,488 views
    It Ain't Necesssarily So

    Nashville Jazz Orchestra

    It Ain't Necesssarily So
  37. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-03-28
    1,847 views
    Intrada

    Dave Slonaker Big Band

    Intrada
  38. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-03-26
    2,043 views
    Caravan

    John La Barbera Big Band

    Caravan
  39. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-03-17
    1,929 views
    After the Rain

    Clare Fischer

    After the Rain
  40. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-03-11
    3,099 views
    Swiss Jazz Orchestra: Sincerely Yours

    Swiss Jazz Orchestra

    Swiss Jazz Orchestra: Sincerely Yours
  41. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-03-08
    2,223 views
    Live at Jazzfestival Bern

    Swiss Jazz Orchestra

    Live at Jazzfestival Bern
  42. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-03-07
    2,386 views
    Magic 201

    Frank Wess

    Magic 201
  43. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-03-06
    2,271 views
    Feathery

    Lena Bloch

    Feathery
  44. 2 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-03-01
    2,243 views
    Music for Strings, Percussion and the Rest

    The Clare Fischer Orchestra

    Music for Strings, Percussion and the Rest
  45. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-02-28
    1,682 views
    We See Stars

    The Jim Olsen Ensemble

    We See Stars
  46. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-02-23
    2,172 views
    Eight Track

    Dave Stryker

    Eight Track
  47. 4 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-02-22
    2,128 views
    Polygon

    Mike Bardash Quintet

    Polygon
  48. 4 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-02-21
    4,304 views
    Icons and Influences

    George Cables

    Icons and Influences
  49. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-02-06
    3,078 views
    Nova Jazz Orchestra: Concerto Nova & the Jazz Music of W.A. Mathieu

    Nova Jazz Orchestra

    Nova Jazz Orchestra: Concerto Nova & the Jazz Music of W.A. Mathieu
  50. 1 Recommend It!
    Published: 2014-02-02
    3,620 views
    Stan Kenton Alumni Band: Road Scholars

    Stan Kenton Alumni Band

    Stan Kenton Alumni Band: Road Scholars
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  1. 2014-06-11 | 3,640 views

    Big Band Report

    Buddy Rich: The Beat Goes On
  2. 2013-08-03 | 2,119 views

    Multiple Reviews

    Leslie Lewis: Midnight Sun / Keeper of the Flame
  3. 2013-06-14 | 11,234 views

    Big Band Report

    Swingin' on a Riff . . . Hangin' by a Thread?
  4. 2013-05-04 | 11,255 views

    Big Band Report

    Pointing Fingers... And Naming Names
  5. 2013-04-02 | 12,863 views

    Big Band Report

    In Tune or Not in Tune... That Is the Question
  6. 2013-03-08 | 9,159 views

    Big Band Report

    "Lone Wolf" Finds Plenty to Chew On
  7. 2013-02-10 | 15,207 views

    Big Band Report

    Buddy Rich: In a Zone of His Own
  8. 2013-01-03 | 13,296 views

    Big Band Report

    Dave Brubeck: Small Groups, Large Stature
  9. 2012-12-11 | 9,354 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Albert–Hobbs Big Band / Jeff Hamilton–DePaul University...
  10. 2012-12-11 | 4,511 views

    Big Band Report

    After 15 Years, a "Caravan" Ends Its Journey
  11. 2012-11-17 | 10,019 views

    Big Band Caravan

    R3: Special Big Band / Gull Lake Jazz Orchestra / Empire Jazz...
  12. 2012-11-16 | 6,436 views

    Big Band Report

    Did Stan Kenton Swing? You Bet Your Walkin' Shoes He Did...
  13. 2012-10-08 | 5,188 views

    Big Band Report

    Stars on the Horizon
  14. 2012-10-07 | 10,911 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Bob Mintzer Big Band / Bob Wilber and the Tuxedo Big Band / Joe...
  15. 2012-09-09 | 12,578 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Kris Berg & the Metroplexity Big Band / Michael Treni Big Band...
  16. 2012-09-04 | 6,117 views

    Big Band Report

    From Charlie Christian to Charlie Parker
  17. 2012-08-07 | 8,257 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Budman-Levy Orchestra / Jens Wendelboe Big Band /...
  18. 2012-08-05 | 4,587 views

    Big Band Report

    Ladder Is High, Women Keep Climbing
  19. 2012-07-12 | 4,542 views

    Big Band Report

    June Means Jazz as Festivals Flourish
  20. 2012-07-12 | 9,482 views

    Big Band Caravan

    James Morrison / Tall & Small / Millennium Jazz Orchestra
  21. 2012-06-06 | 9,016 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Darmstadter Big Band / Alon Yavnai–NDR Big Band / Red Bank...
  22. 2012-06-04 | 3,977 views

    Big Band Report

    Caution: Brief Column Ahead...
  23. 2012-05-08 | 9,504 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Bob Lark Alumni Band / Bob Curnow / JazzMN Big Band
  24. 2012-05-07 | 5,068 views

    Big Band Report

    The "Desert Island" Revisited
  25. 2012-04-05 | 7,346 views

    Big Band Report

    Marching to a Jazz Tempo
  26. 2012-04-05 | 12,597 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Stan Kenton-UW Eau Claire / Kirk MacDonald Orchestra / Kansas...
  27. 2012-03-05 | 10,989 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Nova Jazz Orchestra / Christian McBride Big Band / NYJO
  28. 2012-03-04 | 3,043 views

    Big Band Report

    The AJO: Alive and Swinging at Thirty
  29. 2012-02-10 | 10,726 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Skelton Skinner All Stars / Clare Fischer Big Band / Ron...
  30. 2012-02-05 | 7,590 views

    Big Band Report

    Bob Brookmeyer: Jack of All Trades, Master of Valves
  31. 2012-01-13 | 5,296 views

    Big Band Report

    SuperSax Me
  32. 2012-01-10 | 14,020 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Stan Kenton-NOVA Jazz Orchestra / Baker's Dozen Big Band /...
  33. 2011-12-08 | 5,738 views

    Big Band Report

    Catching Up
  34. 2011-12-01 | 9,626 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Cecilia Coleman Big Band / Phil Norman Tentet / UNT One O'Clock...
  35. 2011-11-13 | 5,493 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Westchester Jazz Orchestra / Sandvika Storband / Band of Bones
  36. 2011-11-08 | 13,784 views

    Big Band Report

    "Modern Sounds," or: Running a Marathon in Full Body Armor
  37. 2011-10-11 | 10,550 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Rodger Fox's Wellington Jazz Orchestra / Sammy Nestico-SWR Big...
  38. 2011-10-09 | 5,227 views

    Big Band Report

    Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, It's Off To Jazz We Go . . .
  39. 2011-09-04 | 8,609 views

    Big Band Report

    BuJazzO: That's German for Swinging Big Band Jazz
  40. 2011-09-03 | 10,405 views

    Big Band Caravan

    John MacLeod & His Rex Hotel Orchestra / Tim Davies Big Band /...
  41. 2011-08-11 | 12,841 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band / Gerald Wilson Orchestra /...
  42. 2011-08-04 | 10,509 views

    Big Band Report

    Big Band Jazz: It's Not Just for Guys Anymore
  43. 2011-07-08 | 4,634 views

    Big Band Report

    Jack's Gone! No He Isn't; Yes He Is; No He Isn't...!
  44. 2011-07-07 | 6,877 views

    Big Band Caravan

    H2 Big Band / Tempest Little Big Band / Deutsch Oper Berlin Big...
  45. 2011-06-15 | 10,550 views

    Big Band Report

    Gold Medalists Abound at Big Band Olympics
  46. 2011-05-27 | 5,946 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Stan Kenton Orchestra - DePaul University Jazz Ensemble /...
  47. 2011-05-08 | 8,917 views

    Big Band Caravan

    George Stone / Fred Hess Big Band / Jamie Begian Big Band
  48. 2011-05-06 | 5,795 views

    Big Band Report

    Confessions of a Mad Journalist
  49. 2011-04-06 | 9,635 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Ed Puddick Big Band / Frank Macchia / Rick Wald NY 16
  50. 2011-04-05 | 4,374 views

    Big Band Report

    Are You Sure, Bobby?
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  1. 2006-09-05 | 31,526 views

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  2. 2009-07-10 | 25,781 views

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  3. 2010-12-03 | 25,383 views

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  4. 2004-04-01 | 24,354 views

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  5. 2010-06-03 | 23,321 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Phil Woods / Stan Kenton / The Les Hooper Band
  6. 2009-06-08 | 20,920 views

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  7. 2006-04-15 | 20,460 views

    Big Band Report

    Granddad Does Dallas
  8. 2009-08-03 | 20,428 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Bob Florence Limited Edition / Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band / Dana Legg Stage Band / John Burnett Swing Orchestra
  9. 2008-05-07 | 19,777 views

    Big Band Report

    The IAJE's Collapse: What Happened?
  10. 1999-11-01 | 19,656 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    The Chris McDonald Orchestra: Big Band Hymns / Big Band Christmas
  11. 2005-04-05 | 19,393 views

    DVD/Video/Film Reviews

    Maynard Ferguson: Live -- At the Top
  12. 2008-12-26 | 19,191 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Gordon Goodwin / DePaul University / Wayne Bergeron / South Florida Jazz Orchestra
  13. 2008-07-07 | 18,434 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Eric Miyashiro / CNY Jazz Orchestra / No Name Horses / Stockholm Jazz Orchestra / Howard University Jazz Ensemble
  14. 2004-03-17 | 18,066 views

    Extended Analysis

    Stan Kenton: Horns of Plenty
  15. 2009-03-01 | 17,738 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Vaughn Wiester / Doncaster Jazz Orchestra / Kluvers Big Band / Mike Holober & the Gotham Jazz Orchestra
  16. 2005-05-09 | 16,935 views

    Extended Analysis

    Sammy Nestico: A Portrait of Sammy
  17. 2010-03-05 | 16,626 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Nova Jazz Orchestra / UNT One O'Clock Lab Band / Frank Macchia / Omar Sosa & NDR Big Band
  18. 2007-10-17 | 16,472 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Knoxville Jazz Orchestra, Thilo Wolf Big Band, and the Westchester Jazz Orchestra
  19. 2005-06-18 | 16,175 views

    Extended Analysis

    The Bill Holman Band Live
  20. 2002-11-01 | 15,836 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    The Tom Kubis Big Band: A Jazz Musician's Christmas
  21. 2009-06-10 | 15,782 views

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  22. 2007-10-29 | 15,438 views

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  23. 2005-03-04 | 15,350 views

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  24. 2013-02-10 | 15,207 views

    Big Band Report

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  25. 2010-04-05 | 15,118 views

    Big Band Caravan

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  26. 2002-05-01 | 14,982 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Sammy Nestico: This Is the Moment
  27. 2009-11-09 | 14,934 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Gerald Wilson Orchestra / Dallas Original Jazz Orchestra / University of North Texas Two O'Clock Lab Band
  28. 2004-12-12 | 14,933 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    The Dan McMillion Jazz Orchestra: Give It One
  29. 2010-08-03 | 14,786 views

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  30. 2009-11-09 | 14,664 views

    Big Band Report

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  31. 2004-10-10 | 14,588 views

    Big Band Report

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  32. 2005-12-09 | 14,577 views

    DVD/Video/Film Reviews

    Buddy Rich: The Lost Tapes
  33. 2005-04-03 | 14,553 views

    DVD/Video/Film Reviews

    Phil Woods: A Life in E-Flat
  34. 2002-12-01 | 14,474 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    The Capitol Bones Big Band: A Stan Kenton Christmas
  35. 2010-09-02 | 14,439 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Dani Felber Big Band / Dan Gailey Jazz Orchestra / Jazz Composer's Workshop Orchestra
  36. 2010-01-06 | 14,386 views

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    Glenn Cashman / UAB SuperJazz / Elliot Deutsch Big Band / Russ Spiegel Jazz Orchestra
  37. 2000-12-01 | 14,367 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Woody Herman: The Complete Capitol Recordings
  38. 2010-07-04 | 14,191 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Fred Hess Big Band / Timucua Jazz Orchestra / Michael Treni
  39. 2012-01-10 | 14,020 views

    Big Band Caravan

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  40. 2002-08-02 | 14,006 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Wayne Bergeron: You Call This a Living?
  41. 2003-04-04 | 13,956 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    The University of Central Oklahoma: Jazz Ensembles I and II, 1991-2000
  42. 2009-05-04 | 13,815 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Mike Vax Big Band / Dave Siebels / Phil Woods / London Horn Sound
  43. 2011-11-08 | 13,784 views

    Big Band Report

    "Modern Sounds," or: Running a Marathon in Full Body Armor
  44. 2011-01-12 | 13,749 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Ray Brown's Great Big Band / NYJO / Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
  45. 2007-08-08 | 13,735 views

    Big Band Report

    Jazz Festival At A Distance
  46. 2003-04-01 | 13,711 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Wynton Marsalis And The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra: Marsalis Plays Bolden: The 'Lost Napkin' Suite
  47. 2007-06-04 | 13,542 views

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    Swingin' Into Spring, Poston-Style
  48. 2009-12-05 | 13,493 views

    Big Band Caravan

    Mike Barone Big Band / North Texas Two O'Clock Lab Band / John Daversa Big Band
  49. 2005-08-06 | 13,307 views

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  50. 2013-01-03 | 13,296 views

    Big Band Report

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