Regional North America Canada Arts and Entertainment Music Styles Jazz Big Band Bands and Artists
Groups with at least ten horns, often but not always playing 1940s-style swing and ballads.
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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.
Commodores Big Band
A 17-piece band from Victoria, British Columbia playing swing music of the 30's and 40's as well as contemporary rock and Latin. History, audio samples and booking information.
The Hamilton All Star Jazz Band, Inc.
Ontario, Canada based community group presenting three young bands divided by age of musicians.
Fan page for Canadian big band leader (1913-2006) with biography, awards and recordings.
Lighthouse Swing Band
[Ontario, Canada] Eighteen member big band based in Kincardine, ON. Profile, audio sample, calendar, booking information.
Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble
Eighteen-piece band from Ontario, Canada, playing a variety of styles for concerts, weddings and parties, and offering CDs for sale.
Stardust Big Band
Nineteen-piece band from Ontario, Canada hosts an annual festival each September. Photo, public performance schedule.
The Swing Shift Big Band
Based in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, this 17-piece band plays jazz charts from Ellington/Basie to the present.
Toronto All-Star Big Band
[Toronto, Canada] Youthful band playing swing hits of the 1930s and 40s. Song list, history, photos, guest stars, tours and venues, audio.
The Toronto Jazz Orchestra
Formed in 1998, The Toronto Jazz Orchestra is an 18-piece big band which provides an environment for some of Toronto’s best young jazz musicians to rehearse and perform exciting and challenging big band music.
Toronto Sounds Big Band
[Toronto, Canada] Playing jazz, Latin and dance music. Photos, MP3 audio.
Whitney Smith's Big Steam Band
Seventeen piece Basie-style jazz big band from Toronto. Biographies, schedule, contact information, audio and links.
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