The BBC Big Band
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1964
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The BBC Big Band

The BBC Big Band Biography (Wikipedia)

The BBC Big Band, originally known as the BBC Radio Big Band is a British big band, previously run under the auspices of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The band broadcasts exclusively on BBC Radio, particularly on BBC Radio 2's long-running series Big Band Special. It consists of professional musicians and is directed by a number of conductors. These include arranger and composer Barry Forgie, who has been the band's Musical Director since 1977, American jazz trombonist Jiggs Whigham, and guest musical directors.

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Past BBC Events

Friday Night is Music Night: 'Jump, Jive and Swing'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ec6j5v
Lyric Hammersmith
2016-07-25T08:39:28
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25
Jul
2016
Friday Night is Music Night: 'Jump, Jive and Swing'

Friday Night is Music Night: 'Jump, Jive and Swing'

Lyric Hammersmith
Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night is Music Night: Nelson Riddle
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ejq8gw
Hackney Empire
2015-10-13T08:39:28
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13
Oct
2015
Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night is Music Night: Nelson Riddle

Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night is Music Night: Nelson Riddle

19:30
Hackney Empire
The BBC Big Band presents A Swinging Christmas
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eggbj5
Town Hall, Birmingham
2014-12-16T08:39:28
16
Dec
2014

The BBC Big Band presents A Swinging Christmas

Town Hall, Birmingham
Proms 2007: Prom 35 - From Bards to Blues - A celebration of the Eightieth Birthdays of John Dankworth and Cleo Laine
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eb9c8g
Royal Albert Hall
2007-08-08T08:39:28
8
Aug
2007

Proms 2007: Prom 35 - From Bards to Blues - A celebration of the Eightieth Birthdays of John Dankworth and Cleo Laine

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2001: Prom 45
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/epc9rz
Royal Albert Hall
2001-08-23T08:39:28
23
Aug
2001

Proms 2001: Prom 45

Royal Albert Hall

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