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CHESTER BIG BAND

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.

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Chester Big Band at Chester Bandstand, Aug 2018
Chester Big Band at Chester Bandstand, Aug 2018

About 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.

Chester Big Band at Chester Bandstand, Aug 2018
Chester Big Band at Chester Bandstand, Aug 2018

 

 

Vacancies

We currently have a vacancy for a trombone player. However all players are welcome – please contact us if you have an interest in playing.

Look forward to seeing you soon.

Chester Big Band preparing at Neston Theatre Arts, June 2018
Chester Big Band preparing at Neston Theatre Arts, June 2018

Concerts

UPCOMING CONCERTS IN 2019

Dorin Park School Summer Fair, Sunday 7th July 12:30pm-4:30pm

Kingsley Community Primary School (Frodsham), Friday 12th July 7pm-9pm

Chester (Riverside) Bandstand, Saturday 3rd August 2pm-5pm

Telford’s Warehouse, Chester, Saturday 12th October 9:30pm-late

PREVIOUS CONCERTS

Blue Coat CE Primary School, Chester, Saturday 18th May 7:30pm

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.

View the gallery from previous concerts:

16th December 2018: Chester Storyhouse

5th August 2018: Chester (Riverside) Bandstand

7th July 2018: Llanfihangel Village Hall, near Oswestry

3rd June 2018: Neston Theatre Arts

If you would like to book Chester Big Band for a gig, please contact us to discuss details and costs etc.

Chester Big Band Trombone and Rhythm Section
Chester Big Band Trombone and Rhythm Section

Contact

Email:   chesterbigband@gmail.com
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Chester Big Band Rehearsal Location:

Handbridge, Chester

Chester Big Band Trumpet Section
Chester Big Band Trumpet Section