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Milestones Jazz Club – 4th December 2016

December sees us making a a return visit to the Milestones Jazz Club in Lowestoft. See an 18-piece big band featuring great soloists and ensemble players from around East Anglia exploring the rich history of big band jazz through classic arrangements from Buddy Rich and Woody Herman to contemporary material[…]


Recorda Me

We’ve been working on a fantastic Eric Richards big band arrangement of the tune “Recorda Me”. The original was written and recorded by the great Joe Henderson and his quintet in the 1960s and released on the album Page One. We’ve been doing our research and came across this searing live version[…]


Meet the Band – Gilly Burgoyne

What do Ivy Benson, Billy Ocean and Horn Factory have in common? Well, we’ve all been lucky enough to feature a certain Gilly Burgoyne on Saxophone. What’s been the most unusual gig she’s performed? Well, there’s only one way to find out – watch her interview here!

Otley Village Hall


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