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The BBC Big Band, originally known as the BBC Radio Big Band is a British big band run under the auspices of the BBC. Widely regarded as the UK’s leading and most versatile jazz orchestra, the band broadcasts exclusively on BBC Radio, particularly on BBC Radio 2's long-running series Big Band Special. It consists of professional jazz musicians and is directed by a number of conductors. These include arranger and composer Barry Forgie, who has been the band's Musical Director since 1977; American jazz trombonist Jiggs Whigham; and guest musical directors.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1991 The Big Bands, Volume 2 BBC Big Band Orchestra, Barry Forge, Roland Shaw 1
1991 The Big Bands, Volume 3 BBC Big Band Orchestra, Barry Forge, Roland Shaw 1
1992 The Radio Big Band The BBC Big Band 1
1994 The Best of Yesteryears The BBC Big Band 1
1995 Greatest Big Band Hits of the World CD 1 The BBC Big Band 1
1995 Greatest Big Band Hits of the World CD 2 The BBC Big Band 1
1995 Greatest Big Band Hits of the World CD 3 The BBC Big Band 1
1995 Greatest Big Band Hits of the World CD 4 The BBC Big Band 1
1995 Greatest Big Band Hits of the World CD 5 The BBC Big Band 1
1998 Age of Swing The BBC Big Band 1
1998 The Big Bands, Volume 1 BBC Big Band Orchestra, Barry Forge, Roland Shaw 1
2000 Best of the Big Band Sound The BBC Big Band 1
2004 20 Best of Big Bands The BBC Big Band 1
2006 Music From the War Years: Big Bands The BBC Big Band Orchestra 1
BBC Big Band Plays Tribute to Glenn Miller The BBC Big Band 1
Strict Tempo The BBC Big Band 1
Swing to the Big Bands, Volume 1 The BBC Big Band 1
Swing to the Big Bands, Volume 2 The BBC Big Band 1
Swing to the Big Bands, Volume 3 The BBC Big Band 1
Swing to the Big Bands, Volume 4 The BBC Big Band 1
Swing to the Big Bands, Volume 5 The BBC Big Band 1
Swing to the Big Bands, Volume 6 The BBC Big Band 1
The Age of Swing The BBC Big Band 1
The Golden Big Band Era The BBC Big Band 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1994 Best of the Big Bands Compilation BBC Big Band Orchestra, Barry Forge, Roland Shaw 2
2008 The Age of Swing Compilation The BBC Big Band 1
Big Band Music of the War Years Compilation The BBC Big Band 1
Greatest Big Band Hits of the World Compilation The BBC Big Band 1
Swing Classics Compilation The BBC Big Band 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1999 Swing Jump Jive & Wail The BBC Big Band 1
Big Band Music From the War Years The BBC Big Band 1

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