Danish Radio Big Band

Also known as Big Bandet, Danish Radio Big Band, The, Denmark Radio's Big Band, DR Big Band, DR Big Band, The, DRJO
Members of Danish Radio Big Band: Alf Vestergaard, Allan Botschinsky, Anders "Chico" Lindvall, Anders Gårdmand, Anders Gustafsson, Annette Huseby, Axel Windfeld, Benny Rosenfeld, Bob Brookmeyer, Bob Rockwell, Erling Kroner, Ethan Weisgard, Flemming Madsen, Gerard Presencer, Giordano Bellincampi, Henrik Bolberg Pedersen, Jakob Munck (2), Jan Kohlin, Jan zum Vohrde, Jonas Johansen, Kaspar Vadsholt, Kjeld Ipsen, Klaus Löhrer, Lars Møller, Lars Togeby, Lennart Gruvstedt, Mads La Cour, Michael Hove, Michael Molhede, Nicolai Schultz, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Nikolaj Bentzon, Ole Kock Hansen, Palle Bolvig, Pelle Fridell, Per Gade, Peter Fuglsang, Peter Jensen, Ray Pitts, Richard Boone, Rune Olesen, Søren Frost, Soren Frost, Steen Hansen, Thad Jones, Thomas Fryland, Thomas Kjaergaard, Thomas Ovesen, Tomas Franck, Uffe Markussen, Vincent Nilsson
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.dr.dk/bigband, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DR_Big_Band

Discography of Danish Radio Big Band:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Trøllabundin 13 Audio 2005 Cope Records
2 By Jones, I Think We've Got It 6 Audio 1978 Atlantic
3 A Good Time Was Had By All 6 Audio 1979 Metronome
4 By Jones, I Think We've Got It 6 Audio 1978 Metronome
5 Transatlantic 8 Audio 2011 Red Dot Music
6 The Unexpected Symphony 7 Audio 1979 Sonet
7 The Unexpected Symphony 7 Audio 1979 Sonet
8 Crackdown - First U.K. Tour 7 Audio 1988 Hep Records (3)
9 Stan Getz And The Bigbands Of Europe 13 Audio Vantage Records (2)

The jazz big band of The Danish Broadcasting Corporation was established in 1964 and has been renamed several times. Currently the correct Danish name is "DR Big Bandet". The orchestra was build from "Det Nye Radio Danse Orkester", after that changing its name to "Danmarks Radios Big Band" and from 2008 "DR Big Bandet". Various English name variations have been used. Not to be confused with [a=Danish Radio Jazz Group, The] which was formed in 1961.

The first leader was [a=Ib Glindemann]. Other leaders over the years have been [a=Thad Jones], [a=Bob Brookmeyer], [a=Jim McNeely] and [a=Chris Minh Doky].

Comments about Danish Radio Big Band: