Big band

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A big band is a type of musical group [1]that plays jazz music. They were very popular in the 1930s and 1940s.[2] A big band usually has between 12 and 25 musicians. They include a singer and people who play instruments like saxophones, trumpets, trombones, drums. Some famous big band leaders were Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Cab Calloway and Count Basie.

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  1. "Miami Wedding Musicians". Miami, Aspen & Tuscany Wedding and Event Musicians | Kiral Artists. Retrieved 2021-04-02.
  2. Gilliland, John (1994). Pop Chronicles the 40s: The Lively Story of Pop Music in the 40s (audiobook). ISBN 978-1-55935-147-8. OCLC 31611854. Cassette 2.