dance orchestra

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: orchestra - a group of musicians playing popular music for dancingdance orchestra - 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)
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The Northern Dance Orchestra also joined Ken in 1960 and remained regulars for the next six years.
1932: The New BBC Dance Orchestra made its radio debut under the direction of Henry Hall.
The Chicago Big Band, a 14-piece dance orchestra featuring Big Band Hall of Fame inductee Denny Farrell, vocalist Bob Duda, and director Brian Patti, will perform at the "Swing & Dance Night" from 7 to 10 p.m.
After the war he joined the Radio Bremen Dance Orchestra and was voted Germany's best jazz bassist for three years from 1950.
Michael Law's Piccadilly Dance Orchestra are heading to Middlesbrough Theatre with their "V" for Victory concert on Sunday.
Back in Huddersfield, Sylvia and Don, together with Dorothy, became the founders of dance band The Clefs and then in 1986 the couple founded the U3A Dance Band, which later became the Honley Dance Orchestra. Sylvia rejoined a few years ago and still plays with the Honley ensemble on a weekly basis.
Great-grandfather Les worked as a singer with Henry Hall and his BBC Dance Orchestra before signing up to the RAF following the outbreak of war.
Enthusiast Sutton includes the particulars for each pseudonym and recording, which is no small feat in such cases as the Majestic Dance Orchestra or Eddie Gordon's Band, and also supplies the legal names of performers and the label groups, along with selected references and a performer index.
Paul Whiteman (1890-1967) was the most popular dance orchestra leader in America in the 1920s, and surely one of the most controversial figures in American popular music.
1923 The BBC "house dance orchestra", playing more formal music for dancing than the foxtrots beloved of the 2LO dance band, made its first broadcast.