The Gainesville Big Band began as the Gainesville Community Jazz Band. Since 2007, the band has brought big band jazz to Gainesville and the surrounding areas. The GBB is a 18 piece jazz band that plays a wide range of big band styles such as traditional swing, dance, latin, and contemporary jazz. The musicians have a deep passion for jazz and a commitment to presenting quality performances to all audiences in Gainesville or wherever the GBB may travel.



Sunday, October 28, 2012

Thank you

Thank you to all of you that were able to come to our concert today. We were able to collect canned food items for Gainesville Community Ministries. Hope to see you at our next performance.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Set List for October 28

Here is the set list for next week's concert:

Basically Blues
Jive Samba
Orilla Del Mar
That’s All
Hello Friend
Cantaloupe Island
You’ve Changed
Till You Come Back
Orange Colored Sky
Cry Me a River

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Fall Concert Announcement

I would like to announce that we are having a fall concert on Sunday October 28 at 3:00pm. We are performing at Grace United Methodist Church on Newberry Rd. Admission is one canned food item. Proceeds benefit the Gainesville Community Ministries Food Pantry. find us on facebook or email us at

Set list coming soon.

Concert Today

We are performing today at the Bo Diddley Plaza in Downtown Gainesville. We are part of the Downtown Arts Festival. Our set begins at 4:00pm. Hope to see you there.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Upcoming gigs

We have a private gig for one of the doctor's offices at North Florida Regional office complex on September 7. Our next public gig will be October 13 at the Downtown Arts Festival. We will play at 4:00pm.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

YouTube Channel

We now have our own YouTube channel. Take a look at some of our most recent performances. The link will be permanently placed on this page.

Piano Player Needed

Still looking for a piano player for the Gainesville Community Jazz Band. Must be able to make Monday night rehearsals and gigs when they are arranged. Please click the contact button to email or for the phone number if you are interested. Also, please take a look at the calendar down below to see if any of the dates and times work for you before you call. Thank you.