The MOBB -The Missouri Big Band is a swinging, screaming, and roaring band that celebrates the best Swing & Jazz big band music all around Missouri and the Midwest
That sound! The irresistible sound of soaring trumpets, robust trombones, wailing saxophones and that swinging rhythm section…the sound of The MOBB. The Missouri Big Band is a swinging, screaming and roaring 17-piece St. Louis Big Band that celebrates the best Swing and Jazz big band music of all time.
Founded in the fall of 2013, The MOBB features well-known music from such iconic big bands as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Woody Herman, and original compositions by band members.
Led by lifetime music educator and musician Joe Pappas, this St. Louis area big band plays a variety of Jazz, Swing and Jazz-Standard music that appeals to all ages. From the classic “In the Mood” to contemporary Jazz Greats.
The Mobb is perfect choice for:
Concerts and Festivals
Night Club Entertainment
Music Education - School Concerts and Clinics
This night of Jazz benefits the Herculaneum Band program and features the Herculaneum High School Jazz Band and The MOBB. Admission is $5.00 and includes Snacks, Desserts, Soft Drinks and Coffee. Doors open at 6:30 PM and music begins at 7:00 PM. Performance will be held in the Dunklin R5 Theater located at Herculaneum High School. Updates will be made on the Facebook Page for this event.