The Ember Big Band in Concert, in aid of Shooting Star Chase.
  • The Hammond Theatre, Hampton School, Hanworth Road, Hampton
    TW12 3HD
  • Saturday 29th September 7:00pm until 10:00pm
Come to the Ember Big Band Concert to help raise funds for the Shooting Star Chase local hospice for children.

The Ember Big Band originated as a community band in Elmbridge. It performs regularly, sometimes promoting its own concerts, often supporting other organisations. It also holds `open rehearsals` where everyone is welcome to come along and listen over a pint or two. The line-up, 23 musicians plus three talented singers, performs in styles and tempos ranging from the Great American Songbook to swing, Latin, funk and rock. The band`s musical director is Bill Geldard, one of the UK`s best known trombonists and arrangers. Since turning pro at the age of fifteen, he has played with some of Britain`s most famous orchestras including Ted Heath`s and John Dankworth`s, toured with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Liza Minnelli and Sammy Davis Jnr. – and also played on the sound track of the first Bond film, “Dr. No”. Also appearing – dancers from the Chadsworth Stage School. Claygate.

Tickets £25, available  from www.thehammondtheatre.co.uk or 020 8783 4418. If you would like more information, please contact Ellie Bennett on 01932 823116.

With thanks to the Ember Big Band and Hampton School for their generosity.

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