Chief Conductor and Orchestra

Chief Conductor : Jim McNeely

In August 2011 Jim McNeely became chief conductor of the Frankfurt Radio Big Band. After three years of being the orchestra's "artist in residence" Jim McNeely since then conceives and conducts even more new projects for the Big Band.

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.