Tropical Jazz Big Band

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Tropical Jazz Big Band (Japanese : 熱帯JAZZ楽団) (Nettai Jazz Gakudan), incorrectly referred to in the United States as Nettai Tropical Jazz Big Band, is a Japanese latin jazz big band.


Led by Carlos Kanno from Orquesta de la Luz, the Tropical Jazz Big Band started out as a group of friends playing for fun and evolved into an 18-piece ensemble. Boasting four percussionists, a three-piece rhythm section, and powerful horns, the band released their first album Live in Yokohama in 1998. That year the band also played in United States. [1] They have played at various jazz festivals and venues, including Carnegie Hall in New York City, United States. [2]

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