band

noun
1 group of musicians
ADJECTIVE
big
brass, string, wind
backing

He was accompanied onstage by his backing band.

blues, dance, indie, jazz, pop (esp. BrE), rock, etc.
boy, girl

Boy bands are not usually known for their musical talent.

cover, tribute (esp. BrE)

They hired a Beatles tribute band to play at the reception.

garage

He formed a garage band with his friends.

marching, military, regimental
school
live

the excitement of seeing a live band

one-man (often figurative)

He runs the business as a one-man band.

VERB + BAND
form, start
join, play in, sing in

She plays in a rock band.

quit
conduct, lead
front
BAND + VERB
perform (sth), play (sth)
strike up

We heard a band strike up in the park.

BAND + NOUN
leader
member
practice
PREPOSITION
in a/the band

a singer in a rock band

with a/the band

a drummer with a jazz band

PHRASES
a member of the band
2 group of people
ADJECTIVE
select (esp. BrE), small

He is one of a select band of top class players.

dwindling
growing
merry
ragtag
VERB + BAND
join
PREPOSITION
band of

a band of rebels

3 range
ADJECTIVE
age, price, tax

the 25–35 age band

VERB + BAND
be in, fall into

Which tax band do you fall into?


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