The Paul Keller Orchestra
Back in Ann Arbor!
It is customary to write about a successful large jazz ensemble by asking the rhetorical question "Who says the big bands are dead?" But the sad truth is that the steadily touring big bands are indeed gone forever. When Thad Jones and Mel Lewis began working with a 16-man band on Monday nights at New York's Village Vanguard Club in 1966, they established a new