The Big Square Band

The Big Square Band
Date and time
11 Feb 2022 (7:00pm)
Location

Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR

Price

£10 / £8

This 19-piece contemporary big band puts a new slant on music from legends like Phil Collins, Pat Metheny and Maynard Ferguson. This funky, groove-based programme is guaranteed to get your toes tapping.

Featuring guest artist Gareth Howell playing two of Maynard Ferguson’s most iconic charts and the world première of three exciting new commissions for The BSB by Luke Harrison, Elina Sidharta and Jude Radley.

The Big Square Band is led by drummer Tom Bennett with Andrew Tweed and Sophie Hastings.

Guest artist Gareth Howell (trumpet)
Drum kit Tom Bennett
Percussion Andrew Woolcock/Cathryn Lynch
Piano/Keys Juliane Deil
Guitar Luca Gianassi
Bass Jack Insley
Saxophones Alicia Hillman, Nicole Micheli, Claudia Araghrez, Reuben Selby, Paynor Tsate
Trumpets Ben Haslam, Will Bazalgette, Treve Benney, James Aylmer-Hall
Trombones James Druce, Greg Male, Matthew Lockyer, Adam Saville