Ensembles

Soul Calibre

 

Soul Calibre is a function band who prides itself on providing the most professional and dynamic entertainment for any event. Guaranteeing to keep the dance floor filled throughout the evening with a non-stop collection of soul, funk, Motown and pop hits.  Complete with a roaring three-piece horn section the repertoire includes a classic selection of artists from the 60s to the present day.  Soul Calibre’s top priority is your event and making it a truly unforgettable occasion.  PA and lighting are provided, tailoring sets according to the requirements of the event.  I am the alto and baritone saxophone player.

The Paul Sykes Big Band

 

The Paul Sykes Big Band is a seventeen-piece swing ensemble performing both concerts and dances recreating the wonderful sounds and atmosphere of the big band era. Renowned for its exciting blend of high octane Big Band Swing and Classic Dance Music, the band's repertoire ranges from the wartime million sellers of the legendary Glenn Miller through the era of the great Duke Ellington and Count Basie Orchestras, to the hit songs of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Doris Day. Big Band Swing at its best! The band can be seen on the first Sunday of every month at the Mytchett Centre, Mytchett at 7.30pm.  I am the second alto player doubling on flute and clarinet.

Groove Company

 

The Groove Company is the premier live self-contained 4-piece corporate, entertainment, party, covers, function, wedding band available to hire in the South East of England. Formed in 1992, they have become a highly respected corporate, masonic, wedding function band whose talents & professionalism always precedes them. Their work has taken them all over the world & previous clients range from the small & friendly to the large & extravagant.