Label: Sony BMG Music Entertainment - COL 520211 2,EMI - COL 520211 2 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Sweden • Genre: Jazz • Style: Big Band
About The Band. This Blandford based band was formed in as a ten piece ensemble to perform at corporate functions, tea dances and other social events for Ballroom dancing. After many successful years - and with the Various - Bedankt Willem! shown by other musicians to join the band - it was decided to enlarge the The Wind In The Willows - Phil Coulter - Classic Tranquility to an Eighteen Piece Big Band.
We also play arrangements written for the contemporary Jazz orchestra. We now have a library of over 3, orchestrations from which to choose a varied and interesting programme. All members of the band are either professional, or semi-professional, and include many former H. M Forces musicians. Your browser does not support the audio element.
We have over 3, songs arrangements. Left are just 5 samples from our extensive repertoire. A standard piece instrumentation evolved in the big bands, for which many commercial arrangements are available. This instrumentation consists of five saxophones most often two altos, two tenors, and one baritonefour trumpets, four trombones often including one bass trombone and a four-piece rhythm section composed of drums, acoustic bass or electric bass, piano and guitar.
However, variants to this instrumentation are common. Male and female vocalists have also joined big bands to perform particular arrangements.
Some arrangements call for saxophone players to double on other woodwind instruments, such as flute, clarinet, soprano sax, or bass clarinet. Trumpet and trombone players are sometimes called upon Splanky - Various - Big Band Ballroom use various sound-changing mutes, and trumpet players sometimes need to play flugelhorn. In some rhythm sections, a guitar player is omitted.
Players in the rhythm section may be called upon to play Splanky - Various - Big Band Ballroom or electric instruments. Latin or other auxiliary percussion instruments may be added, such as cowbells, congas, tambourines, or triangles.
Musical Links. Here you can find links to musicians in the band who perform in their own bands and other local music groups. Jazz Set. About The Band This Blandford based band was formed in as a ten piece ensemble to perform at corporate functions, tea dances and other social events for Ballroom dancing.
Splanky - Various - Big Band Ballroom are just 5 samples from our extensive repertoire American Patrol Autumn Leaves Basie Straight Ahead Just a closer walk with thee Splanky We work very closely with every client to ensure every performance is very special.
Talk to us to see how we can make your event even more memorable. The Distinctive Sound of a Big Band A standard piece instrumentation evolved in the big bands, for which many commercial arrangements are available.
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