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"The Mellvids" Big Band

”The Mellvids” are a 20 piece big band from Gent, Belgium. The composition of the orchestra is that of the swing big bands and jazz orchestras of the thirties & fourties and has 4 sections : trombones, trumpets, saxophones and rhythm. The band is conducted by Florence Belliere, who is also a professinal trumpet player. Solo vocalists are Chantal Himbrecht and Andre Dheere. The big band not only plays the inevitable traditional swing repertoire, but also latin, ballads, and even rock and funk. In general the music played invites to dance.


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