Paradox Jazz Orchestra

So Here You Are! (PJO Records)

The Skymasters, founded in 1945 on behalf of the AVRO, became extremely popular due to their two or three weekly radio broadcasts featuring swinging big band music and Dutch vocal repertoire With the radio program Swingtime (from 1978 to 1986) the orchestra established its reputation as one of Europe’s leading big bands This first Paradox Jazz Orchestra’s album is dedicated to that illustrious big band when it was at its peak The Paradox Jazz Orchestra was founded in 2019 by band leader, arranger and saxophone player Jasper Staps and trumpet player Teus Nobel.

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Dutch big band Paradox Jazz Orchestra has started recording famous music from big band The Skymasters. The first Paradox Jazz Orchestra’s single is dedicated to that illustrious big band when it was at its peak. ‘So Here You Are’ is hard swinging blues leading to a groovy Count Basie style climax. This track features famous trumpet player Teus Nobel.

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