Apollo Big Band

Based in Stockcross, Berkshire, UK

The Apollo Big Band at The Maltings, Farnham
Saturday 29th February 2020 at 7:30pm

An evening of toe-tapping big band music. From Basie to Bublé, the Apollo Big Band swings with the classic and contemporary sounds of the best jazz, swing, funk and soul. Enjoy the vocal talents of jazz-sensation Steph Richardson, alongside the instrumental skills of the Apollo players, all under the musical direction of Les Bruce. This foot-tapping evening is not to be missed.

Based in Stockcross near Newbury, Apollo Big Band’s appearances include BBC Radio 2’s CarFest and Corn Exchange Newbury. They’ve featured guest musicians including renowned saxophonists Pete Long and Simon Currie, and vintage vocalist Kitty Mazinsky.

Jazz vocalist Steph Richardson performs with wit and class, bringing refreshed versions of songs you know and love. Steph’s enjoyed performing alongside the greats including Phil Veacock, Mike Lovett, National Youth Jazz Orchestra and at the Rye International Jazz Festival, as well as featuring as part of Farnham Maltings’ Grills and Guitars season.

What better way to spend a crisp February leap year evening?

Introducing The Apollo Big Band
Apollo Big Band

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.
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