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Genre: modern big band

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Modern big band music is a genre that combines the traditional elements of big band jazz with contemporary influences. It typically features a large ensemble of musicians playing a variety of brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments, and often incorporates elements of funk, Latin, and rock music. The genre is known for its complex arrangements and improvisational solos, and is often performed in concert halls and jazz clubs around the world. Some notable modern big bands include Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, The SWR Big Band, and Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band.


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Music for New York City
2021
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Radiohead, A Jazz Symphony
2012
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Swingin' For The Fences
2001
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Essentially Ellington 2024
2023
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Nostalgia in Times Square
1993
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Greatest Hits, Vol. 3
2022
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The Music of Bert Joris - Warp 9
2013
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Lounge Exotica
2021
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'A Perfect Match
2003
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Still! Still! Still!
2019
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Dave Grusin Presents GRP All-Star Big Band Live!
1993

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List of modern big band artists

Here is a list of modern big band artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the modern big band genre. You can find out what modern big band genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 32 42225
2 28 5040
3 23 2089
4 21 5632
5 17 4401
6 16 1098
7 32 37402
8 12 3228
9 29 22521
10 11 1914
11 12 9573
12 11 3801
13 9 2330
14 9 2008
15 8 1596
16 26 12995
17 5 850
18 23 17349
19 4 488
20 22 12685
21 21 13565
22 22 3525
23 4 855
24 3 372
25 20 2420
26 1 114
27 16 2737
28 14 6663
29 15 2348
30 13 6896
31 10 887
32 10 2150
33 10 263
34 10 5086
35 10 238
36 9 1021
37 9 943
38 8 2643
39 8 2307
40 8 1626
41 7 533
42 6 1338
43 5 3582
44 5 1198
45 4 1519
46 4 506
47 4 377
48 4 642
49 4 296
50 4 314
51 4 235
52 4 720
53 3 878
54 3 569
55 2 150
56 2 165
57 2 136
58 2 413
59 1 355
60 1 234
61 1 404
62 1 261
63 1 108
64 1 552
65 1 72
66 1 511
67 1 47

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