The World's Greatest Jazz Band was an all-star jazz ensemble active from 1968 to 1978. Dick Gibson founded the group at his sixth Jazz Party, an annual event. The group performed mostly Dixieland jazz and recorded extensively. It was co-led by Yank Lawson and Bob Haggart, and did early jazz standards alongside contemporaneous pop songs done in a Dixieland style. Though the group disbanded in 1978, the name was revived several times by Lawson and Haggart for limited engagements.
World's Greatest Jazz Band. Biography by Scott Yanow. This all-star group was founded in 1968 by Dick Gibson at his sixth annual Jazz Party. Despite the impossibility of living up to its outrageous name, the band was indeed the finest in Dixieland/classi. ead Full Biography. full condensed blue highlight denotes album pick. Plays Eddie Barefield.
The World's Greatest Jazz Band was an all-star jazz ensemble active from 1968 to 1978. At Massey Hall (1972). Plays Duke Ellington (1973). Plays Eddie Barefield (1974). Plays Cole Porter (1974). On Tour, Vol. 1 (1975). 2 (1975). Plays Rogers and Hart (1975). Plays George Gershwin (1977).
Album · 1997 · 18 Songs. Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band: Plays King Oliver's Jazz. In Concert at Carnegie Hall. The World's Greatest Jazz Band.
Jazz has had the broadest perspective of all genre's in music since it's first note to the present day. It is for that reason that this list is presented in the same manner, with respect to all the myriad forms & interpretations of Jazz that exist today. Last Updated: 2005-03-07
Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie. Songs in album The World's Greatest Jazz Collection - Bebop Story Vol. 013 (2008).
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