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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) regarding any vacancies available.
Meet the Band
|1st Alto Sax: ||Geraldine Evans||1st Trombone: ||Craig Smitherman|
|2nd Alto Sax: ||James Cameron ||2nd Trombone: ||James Thistlewood|
|1st Tenor Sax: ||Russell Unwin ||3rd Trombone: ||Laura Hancock/Mike Buck|
|2nd Tenor Sax: ||Dave Bilham ||4th Trombone: ||Rick Evans|
|Baritone Sax: ||Lea Wiggins ||Vocalist: ||Sarah Borges|
|1st Trumpet: ||Matt Thompson ||Vocalist: ||Eddie Bushell|
|2nd Trumpet: ||Vacancy - apply now! ||Bass: ||Tania Shingleton|
|3rd Trumpet: ||Peter Moy ||Rhythm Guitar: ||Martin Bishop|
|4th Trumpet: ||Chris Wicks ||Keyboards: ||Julia Buck|
| ||Drums: ||Tony Russell|