Joe Sullivan Joe Sullivan Big Band Effendi Records 2004
I'll just go ahead and state the obvious: you'd have to be crazy to form a jazz big band.
It wasn't always so: in the swing era, of course, that was what people wanted to hear. That's what a jazz band was. For many decades, however, no proposition could be more exhausting than assembling and maintaining a big band. It's hard to get gigs. It's ...