Danish Radio Big Band

TheDR Big Band offers musical experiences ranging over classic, swinging big band jazz, soft ballads, new compositions and wild jazz experiments – delivered with the energy, professionalism and precision of 19 top-tuned musicians.

The DR Big Band has been a shining light on the Danish jazz scene since 1964, and the band was at the forefront in the years when Copenhagen was home to an array of legen­­dary American jazzmen, With bandleaders like Thad Jones, Bob Brookmeyer, Jim McNeely and Palle Mikkelborg, the Danish Radio Big Band has also had a prominent position on the international jazz scene.