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Beats & Pieces Big Band

Beats & Pieces Big Band
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England
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Beats & Pieces Big Band is an ensemble led by composer / conductor Ben Cottrell, who started the group in Manchester in 2008. As of 2018, the members are Anthony Brown, Oliver Dover, and Tom Ward (saxophones); Owen Bryce, Graham South, and Nick Walters (trumpets); Richard Foote, Simon Lodge, and Rich Mcveigh (trombones); and a rhythm section of Anton Hunter (guitar), Richard Jones (keyboards), Stewart Wilson (bass), and Finlay Panter (drums).
Website
http://beatsnpieces.net
Related articles (2)
Releases on file (3)
Beats & Pieces Big Band — Ten Beats & Pieces Big Band — Ten
(Efpi FP029, 2018, CD+DVD)
Beats & Pieces Big Band — All In Beats & Pieces Big Band — All In
(Efpi FP022, 2015, CD)
Beats & Pieces Big Band — Big Ideas Beats & Pieces Big Band — Big Ideas
(Efpi FP008, 2012, CD / DL)

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