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Bandleader facts for kids

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A bandleader is the leader of a group of musicians. Bandleaders often lead large groups that play genres like big band, jazz, blues, rhythm and blues and rock and roll. The bandleader directs the other musicians in the group. Bandleaders often perform in their groups as well. Sometimes bands are named after their bandleaders.

American bandleaders

British bandleaders

Italian bandleaders

Swedish bandleaders

Dutch bandleaders

German bandleaders

French bandleaders

Belgian bandleaders

  • Francis Bay
  • Jack Coenen – trombone, leading the Jack Million Band, specialized in the music of Glenn Miller

Argentine bandleaders

  • Waldo de los Rios

Japanese bandleaders

Australian bandleaders

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Líder de banda para niños

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