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Jazz Ensembles

The Jazz ensembles that make of the SHAPE International Band feature some of the best commercial musicians from military bands across the NATO Alliance. All members of these ensembles have years of professional touring and recording experience and are hand selected to perform in their respective ensembles based on their stylistic and improvisatory abilities. Whether it's the NATO Jazz Orchestra, the NATO Jazz Combo, or one of our Instrumental Soloists, the we have a jazz ensemble perfect for any size and style venue and crowd. Click the tabs below to learn more about each of these fantastic ensembles.

NATO Jazz Orchestra

The NATO Jazz Orchestra is the premiere jazz ensemble of the SHAPE International Band. Consisting of 17 musicians, the NJO performs a wide variety of traditional Big Band Jazz from the 1940's to today. More

NATO Jazz Combo

The NATO Jazz Combo is a 4-7 piece instrumental jazz ensemble that performs jazz from the 1910's through today. Experts in Blue Note Era jazz, the NJC regularly performs at music festivals, socials, and other official functions throughout Europe. More

Instrumental Soloists

We have several solo instrumentalists that regularly perform at intimate dinners, receptions, and other official functions where low key, low volume, background style music is required. More

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