Apollo Big Band

Established 18 Jan 2001.    Based in Stockcross, Berkshire, UK


Rehearsals have resumed with appropriate social distancing, sanitising and use of face coverings.

for a Trombonist and a Percussionist.
If you are interested please contact the band via our contacts page with details of your experience and MD Les Bruce will get back to you. Please view our VIDEOS page to check out the band.


The Apollo Big Band
with Steph Richardson
more details to follow

It's Lift Off with the Apollo Big Band
out of lockdown at
Newbury Corn Exchange
Saturday 2nd October 2021 @ 7:45pm

The Apollo Big Band will also be joined by outstanding jazz vocalist Steph Richardson, who never fails to delight audiences with her charming and charismatic performances of feel-good big band songs old and new. Steph is a regular and popular performer with the Apollo Big Band  but she has also appeared in many venues around south East England.

Steph has sung alongside many great muscians, artists and bands and has had the pleasure of performing with Phil Veacock, Miles Lovettand the National Jazz Orchesttra.

In addition to singing Steph has produced and performed many sell-out shows for the Hungerford Arts Festival, featured at the Rye International Jazz Festival and also writes her own songs which she performs on ukelele. 

Steph, a very talented young lady,  is originally from Hungerford and has performed in local events and venues  from the age of 12.

Steph's website

This is our socially distanced home recording to celebrate Christmas 2020
Introducing The Apollo Big Band
Apollo Big Band
This audio file does not work on mobile devices at the moment.

The Apollo Big Band is available for
functions and concerts

Basie and Miller to Jools Holland and Michael Bublé and Paloma Faith the Apollo Big Band swings with the sounds of the big band era while taking the best from more modern writers and singers. Based in Stockcross near Newbury the band can be seen regularly performing in public, keeping alive the big band sound with originals as well as more contemporary arrangements.
The Apollo Big Band provides fantastic sounds and singers for concerts, weddings and all public and private functions whether concerts, dances or a mixture of these.. We can organise a show, dance or concert to meet your needs.

If you would like hire the band or would like more information please visit our Contact page.
The Apollo Big Band  VIDEOS click here and CDs  click here

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