Chester Big Band is an amateur group of people from Chester and the surrounding areas who rehearse on Wednesday evenings, 8pm – 10pm, in Handbridge, close to the centre of Chester.
The band consists of approximately 25 players, playing the following instruments: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, trumpets, trombones, drums, bass guitar, piano/keyboard and vocals.
COME ALONG AND JOIN US
Chester Big Band are a group of like minded people who get together on a Wednesday evening to play music. We have over 300 songs and play a large repertoire of music from the big band era and beyond.
Rehearsals are held in Handbridge, near to the centre of Chester.
We currently have vacancies for a trombone player and a pianist. Please contact us for more details if you have an interest in playing.
Look forward to seeing you soon.
UPCOMING CONCERTS IN 2019
Telford’s Warehouse, Chester, Saturday 12th October 9:30pm-late
Chester (Riverside) Bandstand, Saturday 3rd August
Kingsley Community Primary School (Frodsham), Friday 12th July
Blue Coat CE Primary School, Chester, Saturday 18th May
St Anselm’s College Charity Event, 23rd Jan 2019:
This was a Charity Gig in support of St Anselm’s College, raising money for Sierra Leone and the school’s immersion trip there in February. We played alongside another 5 piece jazz band, a solo piano/vocal feature and a duet.