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Stardust Big Band/Stardust Sextet

Rank #13 US Chicago, IL Jazz / Big Band / Swing

50% of sales go to the charity Oxfam America.

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  • Dan Sniderman Horns
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  • Jon McGahan Arranger
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Sounds Like: Maynard Ferguson, Buddy Rich, The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Woody Herman, Neal Hefti

Bio: One of the most popular big bands in Chicago during the 1980's and 90's was the Deja Vu Big Band. Now, several veterans of that group have come together once again to form the Stardust Big Band.

Led by award-winning composer-arranger Jon McGahan, the Stardust Big Band is dedicated to promoting a... See Full Bio

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I recommend checking out The Ron Smolen Big Band / Orchestra featuring Vocalist Sally Kokos http://www.reverbnation.com/q/584d13


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The other side of Jon McGahan
Apr 28, 2010
I have had a few requests for a link to where I have my non-jazz compositions...... [more]
Summertime in the Northern ...
Mar 12, 2010
Stardust Big Band will be back at Bannockburn Green on July 23, as part of their... [more]
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  • SereJazz (Artist) SereJazz
    Thanks so much for becoming a fan! Love your music! So great to hear awesome big band! Revenge of the Hawk is my fave! Best, ~Sere
  • David P. Reinen (Artist) David P. Reinen
    Absolutely ageless music that you play with passion and style - great stuff.
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    Ok great! Please keep me in mind if you guys are in need of a crooner!
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    May this New Year bring even more inspiration and creativity to you !!! peace & love...oz
  • The Judes (Artist) The Judes
    Wow! Everything about this is cool!! Love it!!
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Q: Do you have vocalist(s) too?
A: Depends on the gig... more often than not, we will use a singer.

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Thu Jun 26 2014


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