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In 1990 the U.S. Congress, recognizing the importance of jazz in American culture, authorized the establishment of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (SJMO) as the orchestra-in-residence at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

Whether a 17-member big band, quartet, septet, or small group, the SJMO presents concerts featuring transcribed works, new arrangements, commissioned works and programs that illuminate the work of jazz masters who contributed to the development of American jazz and defined the music’s character.


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Album Tribute to a Generation: A Salute to the Big Bands of the WWII Era by Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra

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Smithsonian Jazz
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Dream With Me

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Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra
Bernstein Reimagined

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