The Missouri Big Band

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.




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The Mobb is perfect choice for:

Corporate Events

Concerts and Festivals

Night Club Entertainment


Music Education - School Concerts and Clinics


09/13/2020   -   Sundays at sunset

The Sunset Park Bandstand in Festus, MO will be the place to be on Sunday September 13th from 6 to 8 p.m. for the first installement of the Sundays at Sunset concert series. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets to spread out and sit on, coolers, and picnic baskets and enjoy the music of The MOBB!!