The Jonathan Wyatt Big Band plays a wide variety of music, varying from the bluesy swing of Count Basie and his Orchestra, to modern up tempo funk and Latin music, as well as all the classic big band favourites.
Music from many of the great band leaders features in our library which has over 500 numbers in it; Musicians such as Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich...to name just a few.
We come dressed in dinner suits, or by arrangement USAF style uniforms for your 1940s event.
We play at a large variety of events including functions, shows, corporate events, charity balls, private parties and weddings, as well as putting on regular theatre performances. Please check our event calendar to view future public gigs or contact us to discuss a booking.
Vocalists—The band works with a number of different vocalists, Phil Watson and Simon Denny provide our male Vocals in the styles of the classic ratpack, whilst female vocals are provided by Jacqueline Dempsey and Lindsey Ball. Please advise us of any preference of singer when you book the band. Or why not have more than one! If any particular singer is not available we will offer you suitable alternatives.
The Moonglow Sisters - Adding an extra dimension for some of our concerts this year our female vocal group - performing classics by the Andrews Sisters, along with more up to date arrangements.