Contemporary Big Band Jazz - Horn Factory

Horn Factory

  • Fast Moving, Hard Hitting,
    Fast Moving, Hard Hitting,
  • Toe Tapping Contemporary Jazz
    Toe Tapping Contemporary Jazz
  • From East Anglia’s Premier Big Band
    From East Anglia’s Premier Big Band

LATEST NEWS

10 Things you Didn’t Know About Buddy Rich

Anyone who has seen Horn Factory perform will know we’re great fans of Buddy Rich, a jazz drummer known for his virtuoso technique, power and speed. But here are 10 facts you might not know about the man billed as “the world’s greatest drummer”. Buddy Rich, Arcadia Ballroom, New York[…]

Meet the Band – Andy Shipp

In the latest in our series of Meet the Band interviews, we talk to Andy Shipp as he reveals his history as a trombone player, talks about his musical education with the likes of Don Lusher and Lindsay Shilling, and shares with us some of his strongest musical influences. Andy[…]

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[…]

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Hello, and welcome to the Horn Factory web site. Since 1998, we’ve been bringing together 18 of the top musicians in the area to create our own brand of fast moving, hard hitting, toe tapping contemporary jazz.