Ebook Arranging for Large Jazz Ensemble - Dick Lowell and Ken Pullig

The large jazz ensemble, or big band, has a prominent place in the history of jazz. Some of the most dynamic personalities of jazz—Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, Gil Evans, and Thad Jones—
were leaders of large jazz ensembles. Their bands were instantly recognizable by the unique musical personalities of the arrangers and composers who wrote for them.