Using iPads to prepare a marching band show http://youtu.be/nGNaZCuxDkM Two OSU Marching Band students had an idea to reduce waste and improve efficiency in the logistics of the band's day to day operations and performances. Their plan has resulted in iPads allowing the band to become paperless and so much more...
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A big band is a type of musical ensemble associated with playing jazz music and which became popular during the Swing Era from the early 1930s until the late 1940s.
Big bands evolved with the times and continue to today.
A big band typically consists of approximately 12 to 25 musicians and contains saxophones, trumpets, trombones, singers, and a rhythm section.
The terms jazz band, jazz ensemble, stage band, jazz orchestra, society band and dance band may be used to describe a specific type of big band.