About the Band
The band plays at a variety of events across Norfolk - from private parties, weddings and anniversaries to corporate events. The musicians in the band cover a wide age range and are mix of professional and ex-forces musicians and other keen players from across the region. Please see our gigs page for details of our next public engagements and please do make contact to discuss a booking enquiry. The band rehearses on a Thursday between 7.45 and 9.45pm at Cringleford Sports Pavilion, Norwich NR4 6XF and its founder member, Chris Wicks is still playing trumpet with the band 20 years on! Our regular featured vocalist is Miss Sarah Borges who brings to life the classics of Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee and Rosemary Clooney through to the artistes of recent years. Male vocals are provided by Mr Eddie Bushell for the Sinatra and Rat Pack classic tunes. We will confirm the vocalist(s) available at the time of your booking. The band consists of 5 saxophones, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones plus rhythm, bass and keyboard and also has male and female vocalists. New members are always welcome - please contact the Band Manager (bandmanager@pavilionbigband.co.uk) regarding any vacancies available.

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