The Orchestre National de Jazz is a French big band, the noted French jazz musician (also a musician living in France) to work in
1986 was the Orchestre National de Jazz at the initiative of the musicologist Maurice Fleuret under Jack Lang as Minister of Culture founded. The orchestra is funded by the French Republic. The current artistic director, was raised an ensemble together
Artistic director, were at first for a year, the saxophonist and flutist François Jeanneau, then the saxophonist Antoine Hervé (1987-1989)..