Metropole Orkest

Metropole Orkest are an award-winning jazz and pop orchestra based in the Netherlands, and the largest full time ensemble of its kind in the world.

A 52-member hybrid orchestra, it is a combination of jazz big band and symphony orchestra, and was founded in 1945.

Albums include their 2006 debut "My Flame Burns Blue" (2006), plus "The Look of Love - Burt Bacharach Songbook" (2006), "Sound Theories" (2007), "Ivan Lins and The Metropole Orkest" (2009), "54" (2010), "Alive Till I'm Dead" (2010), "Black Symphony (live album)" (2011), "Basement Jaxx vs Metropole Orkest" (2011), "Gold Dust" (2012), "Perfect Vision - The Esquivel Sound" (2012), "Sweet Soul Music" (2013), "Amsterdam Meets New Tango" (2013), "Laura Mvula With Metropole Orkest" (2014) and 2015's "Sylva" (with Snarky Puppy).

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