PLAY! With Darcy James Argue and the Frankfurt Radio Big Band

Darcy James Argue steht vor einer rot-blau gemusterten Wand, auf der ein weißer Pfeil abgebildet ist, der auf ihn zeigt.
(Foto: Lindsay Beyerstein)

The next phase of MA Bigband's work with the hr-Bigband will take place from October 30 to November 10, 2023, and will be led by one of the most innovative big band composers of recent years: Darcy James Argue. The New York-based Canadian has formed a groundbreaking jazz orchestra of the current scene with his "Secret Society". Argue knows the past of jazz and combines it with contemporary influences. At the end of the working period there will be two concerts again.


Blick in das Aufnahmestudio der hr-Bigband.
(Foto: Laura Brichta)


What is it like to study in the MA Bigband – for players, writers and conductors? Prospective students can find out for themselves on November 3, 2023, in an open rehearsal with the hr-Bigband under the direction of Darcy James Argue.

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