THE ALAN NORRIS BIG BAND
(Formed in 1993)
The Alan Norris Big Band is an exciting band based in March, Cambridgeshire.
The band has a traditional line up of: 5 Saxophones,4 Trumpets,4 Trombones,4 Rhythm,and 2 vocalists (Claire Colton and Tom Melvin). We carry our own sound equipment and have our own sound engineer.
The band can play the traditional big band repertoire including Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Buddy Rich, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman,etc or, befitting the occasion they can also play a selection of pop and rock and roll numbers. The vocal arrangements include songs recorded by Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald and Peggy Lee to name but a few.
We also cover charts by such modern composers/arrangers as Gordon Goodwin, Frank Mantooth, John LaBabera etc.
The Band is available for Dances,Weddings,Concerts, Fund Raising Events, Corporate Functions, Parties, Festivals,or any other event you may be planning. Please phone and talk to us about your event. Although based in Cambridgeshire, the band is willing to travel.
For enquiries please contact:
Musical Director - Alan Norris
Tel: 01354 461914
Band Secretary: Scott Chapman
Tel: 01553 765860
Mobile: 07775 608460
Audio RecordingsGroovin' Hard
Saturday 9th May 2020
Wisbech St Mary's Church. Big Band Concert.
Start at 19:00
Tickets £10.00 on the door. Doors open at 1800.
Raffle & refreshments available.
Saturday 16th May 2020
Ramsey Church. Big Band Concert.
Start at 19:30
Tickets £10.00 on the door.
Doors open at 1830 Refreshments available.
As from September 2019 the band requires a lead Trumpet player also a Trombonist to cover 3rd parts for more information please contact Alan Norris (MD) or Scott Chapman (Sec)
In the first instance please contact either Scott Chapman, Secretary on 01553 765 860 or Alan Norris, Musical Director on 01354 461 914.