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?