Brighton & Hove Youth Big Band

We are delighted to confirm the return of our Big Band, joining forces with Jazz Band members for the summer term from Tuesday 8 June.  Please visit our google calendar for details of upcoming rehearsals.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

If you would like to continue with a Virtual Music Centre Activity, please see a suitable one below.

Jazz & Funk 2

Venue: Varndean School
Day/Time: Tuesdays 6 - 7.30pm  
Leaders: Richard Baker and Peter Chivers

The Brighton & Hove Youth Big Band has an exciting annual programme which includes performance opportunities, projects and international tours. The band performs some of the most exciting repertoire written for this medium. Recent charts include numbers by Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Thad Jones and Stevie Wonder.


Throughout the year the band perform a range of exciting gigs which have recently included, Pitch Perfect and Your Place as part of the Brighton Festival programme as well as the Brighton Centre and Brighton Bandstand. The band has also recorded with local band such as The Go! Team and also tours on a regular basis most recently to Tuscany, Italy.

This term applications are invited from musicians who have reached grade 5 or above on drum kit, percussion, bass and rhythm guitar, piano, saxophone, trombone and trumpet.