The Rhythm Section Jazz Band
The Rhythm Section Jazz Band (RSJB) is an American jazz band based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The ensemble was formed in June 2002 for the purpose of advocating the performance of American music from ...
Darlings of Rhythm
The Darlings of Rhythm was an originally African American all-female swing band from the 1940s.The Darlings were often compared with International Sweethearts of Rhythm, another African American all-g...
Peg Meyer's Melody Kings
The Peg Meyer’s Melody Kings were a late 1910s through early 1920s Missouri Swing band. The band got its start in 1919 during lunch hour at Cape Central High School gym, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. ...
Charlie and his Orchestra
Charlie and his Orchestra (also referred to as the "Templin band" and "Bruno and His Swinging Tigers") were a Nazi-sponsored German propaganda swing band. Jazz music styles were seen by Nazi authorit...
Tympany Five
Tympany Five was a successful and influential rhythm and blues and jazz dance band founded by Louis Jordan in 1938. The group was composed of a horn section of three to five different pieces and also ...
Charles Remue
Charles Remue (15 October 1903 – 5 February 1971) was a Belgian clarinetist, alto saxophone player and bandleader of early jazz, who, while leading a band called Chas. Remue & His New Stomper...
Pearl Django
Pearl Django is a jazz group established in 1994 in Tacoma, Washington by Neil Andersson, Dudley Hill, and David "Pope" Firman. The group's stated focus is to incorporate the music of Django Reinhardt...
International Sweethearts of Rhythm
The International Sweethearts of Rhythm was the first integrated all women's band in the United States. During the 1940s the band featured some of the best female musicians of the day. They played swi...
Leo Baxter Orchestra
Leo Baxter was born in northern Clay County, Indiana, in 1893. He lost his parents when he a small child and he was raised by an aunt and uncle. His uncle died and he and his aunt moved to Terre Hau...
McKinney's Cotton Pickers
McKinney's Cotton Pickers were an African American jazz band founded in Detroit in 1926 by William McKinney, who expanded his Synco Septet to ten pieces. Cuba Austin took over for McKinney early on dr...
The Charlie Davis Orchestra
The Charlie Davis Orchestra was an early jazz band from Indiana that was active in the late 1920s, had an influence upon the quickly emerging swing jazz movement and is notable for having had Dick Pow...