Big Band


Gig Alert: Maria Schneider

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The jazz composer Maria Schneider performs at Jazz Standard Wednesday. Stream "Aires de Lando."


Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

Tommy Dorsey and Leopold Stokowski Bring Brass and Rhythm to Young Audiences

Monday, September 10, 2012


Tommy Dorsey's 1945 teaming up with Leopold Stokowski drives the young audience into a frenzy even before the first note is played. Stokowski comes across as a bit schoolmasterish, admonishing the audience to be quiet or "the concert ends now."

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'Fess Up: What Do You Collect? And Why?

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Our series on unusual music collections continues. We’ll open the phones to find out what YOU collect – and why. And local big-band maestro Vince Giordano tells us about his massive collection of sheet music and band arrangements – which he stores in a house conveniently located next to his Brooklyn home.

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