Unlike the typical radio big band broadcasts usually defined by an emphasis on the 30's 40's and 50's big band era, the RadioIO Big Band channel is created for the listener who wants to experience the more developed recent big band compositions and performances. Because of their timeless value and fidelity, you will still hear select Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton performances on RadioIO Big Bands. These will always be revered and loved and are the foundation of the art form. Only the best hand-selected! In addition, Dr. Mike, host for RadioIO Big Bands and Jazz Orchestras, blends an abundance of jazz performances featuring the best composers and jazz musicians of today. Within this variety listeners might experience a blazing track from the Bob Mintzer or Sammy Nestico Big Bands followed by the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic or Maria Schneider's Jazz Orchestra. RadioIO Big Bands channel features many of the world's most prolific and talented Jazz soloists. We are proud to keep new releases of Big Band Jazz in the front of our sound. If a release of your favorite artist is out, we will have it for you to enjoy.