A return by the ensemble that began our involvement with Big Band Music, The Urban Big Band is a meaty, swinging band that provides a varied programme of music from the classic big band era mixed with some more recent compositions and styles. Always lively, this is a band that obviously enjoys itself and communicates this to its audience, which in turn creates a marvellous afternoon’s musical entertainment. In addition to all of that, you are highly likely to get the bonus of a vocal or two from the marvellous bassist and vocalist Charlie Pyne. The Urban is a perennially popular band at Googlies and early booking is recommended.
Entrance £8 members, £11 non-members. There is a 50% reduction for students at all events.
Big Band Sundays are usually on the second Sunday of each month at Googlies Jazz Club during the period October / April. Bands appearing include The Urban Big Band, The Jazz Knights Orchestra – Woody Herman tribute band, The Phoenix Big Band and the Ed Puddick Big Band.
Performances run between 3.00pm and 5.30pm.The bar is open from lunchtime and there are freshly made, filled baguettes available.