There is a power and intensity, an ornateness and intricacy you can only get from a big band setup. Unlike pop and rock bands who generally rely on volume and bombast to land their killer sonic blows, big bands make their mark through teamwork and collaboration, an understanding that the players are small but vital musical cogs in a big, well-oiled machine and the music that results is always more than the sum of its parts.

But where do you go next once you have taken such a format to its logical conclusion?…

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