Horn Factory


Fleece Jazz

18 fine musicians on the extended Fleece Jazz stage gave us a mighty gig. I love the sound of a horn chorus, but to have 14 of them in chorus was really something else: loved it.

Colchester Arts Centre Jazz Club

The horns had it, they definitely had it – in abundance – last night at Colchester Arts Centre Jazz Club. Some great tunes and first-rate arrangements from Horn Factory, plus a large, appreciative audience to boot. Well done all!

Jazz at the Jubilee – Great Feedback!

Please excuse us while we bask in this recent round of applause, received from the Jubilee Hall following our recent performance there! It follows on from many nice comments received from the audience on the night – a very successful and enjoyable evening we think! We hope that this will[…]

Horn Factory at Fleece Jazz January 2016 – Dave’s Notes

The Horn Factory blew us away. I will start with a bit of an apology. I didn’t take proper notes for this gig, for two reason. I was on the sound desk, and with 9 soloists in a body of 18 musicians, I was a busy boy. For a sound guy[…]

Ipswich Jazz Club, Review by Stephen Foster

Suffolk big band Horn Factory are going from strength to strength. They played at the Ipswich Jazz Club last weekend and there was standing room only for their impressive performance. The band treated us to a couple of sets of modern-day big band tunes and it made a refreshing change[…]

Ipswich Jazz Club, Review by Alan Crumpton

This fourth visit to Ipswich Jazz Club was, arguably, the band’s best and the concert was certainly well received by the audience. It was a menu of modern big band jazz at its best and included some firm favourites like the late Joe Zawinul’s “Birdland” and the traditional Irish air,[…]