Chief Conductor and Orchestra

Artist in Residence : Jim McNeely

Jim McNeely has benn chief conductor of the Frankfurt Radio Big Band since 2011. He now takes the role of "Artist in Residence" and stays an important part of the bands work for many projects in the season 2022/23.

The Orchestra : Top-Class but not Elitist

The Frankfurt Radio Big Band (hr-Bigband) stands for innovation and variety. It unfolds its activities in a broad range of styles from classical big band jazz to avant-garde jazz and from popular to classical music.