Bigtime Brass Band

Delivering an explosive fusion of funk, soul and pop, Bigtime Brass Band are fun loving, energetic and guarantee a good time! Performing completely acoustic & in a carnival style (PA available on request), get ready for a full celebratory atmosphere!

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Set List / Repertoire

Roaming New Orleans Funk 

Cissy Strut into ‘feel like funkin it up!’-The Meters/Rebirth Brass Chameleon-Herbie Hancock  
Oh when The Saints VOCALS 
Down By the River Side VOCALS 
It’s all over now (Dirty Dozen Version) VOCALS 
King off the Swingers-Disney VOCALS 
When You Go To New Orleans-Professor Longhair VOCALS Bourbon St Parade VOCALS 
I’m Walking VOCALS 
Go To The Mardi Gras VOCALS 
St Thomas 
The Chicken 
Mercy Mercy Mercy 
Blue Monk 

Soul/Pop Classics (All also roamable!) 

Ain’t Nobody-Chaka Khan 
Beatles Medley-The Beatles 
Crazy In Love-Beyoncé  
Don’t Stop Believing-Journey 
Ein Prosit (Oktoberfest) VOCALS
Fairytale In New York-The Pogues 
Forget You (Oktoberfest)-Ceelo Green 
Get Lucky-Daft Punk 
Ghostbusters-Ray Parker Junior VOCALS 
Happy-Pharrell Williams 
Human Nature-Michael Jackson 
I Feel Good-James Brown VOCALS 
I Wanna Dance With Somebody-Whitney Houston I Will Survive-Gloria Gaynor 
It Wasn’t Me-Shaggy VOCALS 
Jungle Boogie-Kool & the gang/Let Me Clear My Throat-DJ Kool Killing Me Softly-Fugees 
Living On A Prayer-Bon Jovi 
Never Too Much-Luther Vandross 
Oom Pah Pah (Oktoberfest)-Lionel Bart 
Seven Nation Army-The White Stripes 
Sexual Healing-Marvin Gaye VOCALS 
Shake It Off-Taylor Swift VOCALS 
Shake Your Body-The Jacksons 
Sir Duke-Stevie Wonder 
Soul Finger-The Bar-Kays 
Superstition-Stevie Wonder VOCALS 
Sweet Caroline (Oktoberfest)-Neil Diamond VOCALS Sweet Dreams-Eurythmics VOCALS 
Take On Me-A-ha 
Together In Electric Dreams-Philip Oakey 
Toxic-Britney Spears 
Uptown Funk-Bruno Mars 
You Can Call Me Al-Paul Simon/Feeling hot (Roaming)The Merry men VOCALS 
You Can’t Touch This-MC Hammer/Super Freak-Rick James

Christmas Classics 

All I Want For Christmas-Mariah Carey 
Do they Know It’s Christmas-Bob Geldof 
Fairytale In New York-The Pogues 
Last Christmas-Wham 
Merry Christmas Everyone-Shakin’ Stevens 
Rockin Around The Christmas Tree-Brenda Lee 
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town- J.Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie Step Into Christmas-Elton John 

Selection Of Carols  

Full Biography

Bigtime Brass Band are a fun loving and energetic brass band that play an explosive fusion of funk, soul and pop music. Specialists in playing a funky mix of modern classics as well as offering a full jazz set of New Orleans music, the band are fully mobile and perform acoustically in a roaming carnival style! Their extensive musical catalogue includes hits from Motown to Daft Punk, Beatles to Whitney Houston and Dr John to Taylor Swift! They also play an array of Oktoberfest Oompa classics and Christmas pop classics/carols!

Bigtime Brass Band cater for all events types from thier standard 4 piece to a full 6 piece.

What sets Bigtime Brass apart from other brass bands is that the band leader Chris provides fantastic vocals alongside his virtuoso trombone playing. It's an absolute win! 2 performers for the price of 1. Chris is no stranger to stage and screen and has an extensive career in West End musicals and TV shows including Eastenders, he's sure to be the icing on an already impactful performance brought to you by this talented group of players.

Previous corporate client bookings and festivals include IKEA, Bentley, Animal Welfare Charity, Thame Music festival, Begin The Party Music Festival, Silverstone and recently working with the Northampton Saints Rugby team for their on the pitch half time entertainment!

Consisting of world class players, members of Bigtime Brass all trained at the top music conservatoires including: The Guildhall, Trinity and The Royal Academy of Music. Members have worked with world class artists such as Gregory Porter, Paloma Faith, Gary Barlow, Mel C, the Streets and Jools Holland! 


Default lineup: 4 members

4 Piece Band: Trombone/Vocals, Saxophone, Sousaphone & Drums.

*Different lineups available in booking options.

Performance Times

2 x 45 minute sets

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3 x 45 minute sets

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Price from £1,652 + travel from Buckinghamshire

Based on 4 members performing 2 x 45 minute sets

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10 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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They created such a happy, cheerful atmosphere

5 stars - Bigtime Brass Band are Highly Recommended
booked Bigtime Brass Band for their event

“We invited Bigtime Brass Band trio over the Jubilee weekend celebration at Livat Hammersmith. They created such a happy, cheerful atmosphere, our visitors loved their performance. They even made people dance and sing along. Chris is not only a great musician but a lovely and friendly person. I have no hesitation in recommending him and his band to anyone looking for a music band to perform at any venue.”

Instantly people started dancing

5 stars - Bigtime Brass Band are Highly Recommended
booked Bigtime Brass Band for their event

“Bigtime Brass Band were a well needed icebreaker for our event as it was made up of 3 different branches who were rather reticent to socialise! The band got amongst everyone and instantly people started dancing and chanting along!”

Bigtime Brass Band are amazing!

5 stars - Bigtime Brass Band are Highly Recommended
booked Bigtime Brass Band for their Wedding

“Bigtime Brass Band are amazing! They were the icing on the cake to our special day! All of us doing a conga around the marquee will be a lasting memory. Chris was always super chilled on hand to help with arrangements.’”

The whole crowd singing along

5 stars - Bigtime Brass Band are Highly Recommended
booked Bigtime Brass Band for their event

“Bigtime Brass Band was fantastic! His megaphone vocals added another layer to the carnival getting the whole crowd singing along. Thanks guys!”

Super talented and above & beyond

5 stars - Bigtime Brass Band are Highly Recommended
booked Bigtime Brass Band for their event

“Bigtime Brass Band are the only high impact Brass band for events. Super talented and above & beyond in delivering awesome live entertainment.”

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