Types of Bands/musical groups associated with trumpets

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  1. SteveRicks

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    I was wondering if someone could help clarify or distinguish among the names of the types of bands related to trumpet. I have a picture of each in my head, but didn't know if a more formal distinction separating them might exist. -I'm thinking in terms of style of music, size of group, typical instrumentation and purpose.

    Early on I played with a "stage band" that later changed its name to "Jazz Band, (playing almost all Kenton charts). Typical names we often hear are (purposely leaving out marching band):

    Jazz Band
    Show Band
    Stage Band
    Pit Band
    Brass Ensemble
    Brass Choir
    Orchestra
    Symphony
    Symphonic Orchestra
    Big Band
    Swing Band
    Ensemble
     
  2. veery715

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    Jazz combo - a handful of players, usually with a keyboard/piano, bass, drum rhythm section (sometime no drums). Sometime called small jazz combo.
     
  3. Vulgano Brother

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    What about rock bands or funk bands or (back in the day) disco bands?
     
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    Like Vulgano said.....

    Blood Sweat & Tears......

    Chicago.....

    Earth Wind & Fire.......

    Tower Of Power........
     
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  7. Solar Bell

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    Manny Laureano toured with Emerson,Lake and Palmer.
     
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    Brass quintet, brass choir, concert band, wind band, wind ensemble, society band...
     

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