dance band

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Noun1.dance band - a group of musicians playing popular music for dancingdance band - a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
big band - a large dance or jazz band usually featuring improvised solos by lead musicians
combo, jazz band, jazz group - a small band of jazz musicians
rock band, rock group - a band of musicians who play rock'n'roll music
steel band - a band that plays instruments made from the heads of oil drums (Caribbean Islands)
Translations
Tanzorchester

dance band

norchestra da ballo
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His tunes continue to feature in the repertoire of most traditional accordionists and dance bands.
Now 83, Sylvia can produce a fascinating collection of photograph albums, newspaper clippings and postcards from the days when she played her trumpet with orchestras and dance bands.
XI HIGH FEST brought together 25 theatrical companies and dance bands from 18 countries of the world.
AMMAN (Star)Au The Embassy of the Republic of Korea hosted a welcoming dinner on Friday to introduce the Korean traditional music and dance bands in addition to Korean cuisine chefs.
Born in the tiny coastal town of East Wemyss in 1908 as the sixth child of an accomplished melodeon player, Sir Jimmy had a natural talent for music, and in his early 20s played in small dance bands during his time off-duty from his role in the fire service.
Hot British dance bands from 1925 to 1935 is the subject of David Lakin's talk on November 15.
It' s because the dance bands were only being showcased in clubs"But club culture has movedon.
IN the 1920s American dance bands were actually banned from touring Britain.
The latest volume in the "Music in American Life" series, That Toddlin' Town: Chicago's White Dance Bands and Orchestras, 1900-1950 is an economic history the band business of Chicago prior to World War II.
Brown also mentions Stagolee musical recordings, some of which sound truly appealing (here a selective discography would help)--but why in the world would Stagolee attract genteel white dance bands like those of Fred Waring and Frank Westphal who made the first Stagolee recordings in the 1920s?
I grew up with a father" who was in dance bands and we had a radio on in every room.