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Mike Vax

The Mike Vax Jazz Orchestra & The Mike Vax Big Band

Is there anyone crazy enough to lead one big band, let alone two? The answer is yes, he’s Mike Vax! Mike is the Director of The Mike Vax Jazz Orchestra (MVJO), and The Mike Vax Big Band (MVBB).

The Mike Vax Jazz Orchestra The current MVJO (formerly the New Oakland Jazz Orchestra) is made up of musicians from many of the most famous big bands, such as: Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Duke Ellington, Clark Terry, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Cab Calloway, Ray McKinley, and Tex Beneke. These musicians are some of the finest to reside in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Jul30Sat Mike Vax
The Nash
Phoenix, AZ
7:30 PM

Albums

Stan Kenton Alumni Band: Road Scholars
Stan Kenton Alumni...
Summit Records
2014
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Stan Kenton Alumni Band: Have Band, Will Travel (Live)
Stan Kenton Alumni...
Summit Records
2010
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Stan Kenton Alumni Band: Have Band Will Travel
Stan Kenton Alumni...
Summit Records
2010
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Sounds from the Road
Sounds from the Road
Summit Records
2009
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Vaxuosity
Vaxuosity
Summit Records
2008
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The Mike Vax Big Band: Next Stop: Live... On the Road
The Mike Vax Big...
Summit Records
2005
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Videos

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