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Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

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With 46 years under its belt, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra plays the music of Bob Brookmeyer and Thad Jones at the Village Vanguard.

June 21, 2012 With 46 years under its belt, the orchestra plays the music of Bob Brookmeyer and Thad Jones.

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February 13, 2012 On Monday nights, big bands are king in New York jazz clubs. This one has held court since 1966.

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November 25, 2008 This year's best jazz albums encourage enthusiasm and optimism about the state of music.

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August 1, 2001 Beginning in the Village Vanguard in New York City in the 1960s, the band re-released its classics.

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