Orchestral jazz is a jazz genre developed in the United States in the 1920s, although it has proceeded to be performed to this day, often in the form of string accompaniments to big bands.
Among the most significant composers of Orchestral jazz was Duke Ellington, developing his mode at Harlem's Cotton Club in the late 1920s and early 1930s.
As early as the 1910s there had been dance orchestras playing the popular songs of the day along with a smattering of jazz. But the first to truly perform and record orchestral jazz was Fletcher Henderson, starting in about 1923, who gathered from smaller quintets and sextets a number of notable New York based players and formed the ...
Sweet Mid Tempo Jazz. Tasty sax solo.. Great for a sophisticated scene as well as travel, leisure, entertainment, restaurants, cafe scenes and lounge. A perfect piece for cruising down the freeway or kicking back on the yacht. The sax track is sexy and ROMANTIC. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
A supremely tasty, classy, lush and delicate classic jazz track. Smooth as velvet, featuring all live instruments and orchestra, and a female vocal towards the end of the track. Classic big band jazz ensemble with orchestra. Stick around to hear the short vocal part around the 3 minute mark. Female Vocals, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
A sophisticated and classy orchestral jazz track exuding high class and evoking a smoky jazz bar. Put on your tuxedo grab a Martini and you'll feel right at home. Great as either a background or as a main theme, a more sentimental jazz waltz in the middle builds up to a dramatic finale. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Original uptempo positive and kitschy 40-50's style pop orchestra and big band swing suitable for nostalgic night club dance floor movie scenes, retro tv commercials, product presentations, introduction videos, reality tv moments or old world pictures. Instrumental, Jazz, Swing Big Band
A lush, sophisticated, Ellingtonish, instrumental ballad featuring a full brass section. piano, bass, and drums playing a beautiful romantic melody. Great for a period piece or when needing background ballad for party/anniversary/wedding scene, romance. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Modern sounds serve up a contemporary arrangement of a Rat Pack style number with a flair of kitsch reflecting American Cocktail Culture of the 50’s and 60’s. Cool, smooth and jazzy sounds for swingers only! Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
A bouncy Big Band orchestrated track straight from the roaring 20's and 30's. Starts with an enchanting trombones line, continuing to cool and elegant saxophones ensemble and culminating in an frantic explosion of melody and harmony. Great for periodic films, funny commercials and detective stories. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
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