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The CC Big Band

Whether you require a sophisticated & intimate dinner set or a vibrant energetic set; The CC Big band bring the sounds of a large big band in a compact 2-9 piece package! With over 150 arrangements including Sinatra, Glen Miller & Michael Buble; The CC Big Band brings professionalism, flexibility and musical excellence to every event!

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  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The CC Big Band Big Band Hove, East Sussex

Set List / Repertoire

Big Band Jazz Female Vocals
Summertime
Let There Be Love
L.O.V.E. U
As Time Goes By
Fever
Fly Me To The Moon
Lady Is A Tramp
It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
Girl From Ipanema
Almost Like Bring In Love
Alright OK You Win
Blue Moon
Chatanooga Choo Choo
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Don’t Know Why
Everytime We Say Goodbye
I’m In The mood For Love
How Insensitive
Orange Coloured Sky
That’s Sabotage
Moon River
Shiny Stockings
Something Stupid
When I Fall In Love

Big Band Jazz Male Vocals
Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Cheek To Cheek
Come Fly With Me
A Foggy Day
Something Stupid
Minnie The Moocher (Plus many of the female vocal songs above)

Big Band Instrumental Classics
In The Mood
Tuxedo Junction
A String Of Pearls
Take The A Train
Caravan
Little Brown Jug
Pink Panther Theme
James Bond Theme
Take Five
Peter Gunn Theme

Soul / Motown
Sweet Home Chicago
Brick house
Do You Love Me?
How Sweet It Is
I Feel Good
Jailhouse Rock
Knock On Wood
Midnight hour
Mustang Sally
My Girl
I Don’t Wanna Go To Re-Hab
Sir Duke
Superstition
Sweet Soul Music
Valerie

Smaller Bands' Repertoire
George Gershwin; Summertime, I’ve Got Rhythm, Nice Work If You Can Get It.
Cole Porter; Anything Goes, Let’s Do It
Nat King Cole; Let There Be Love, L.O.V.E. Unforgettable, Mona Lisa
Ella Fiztgerald; Dream A Little Dream Of Me, Cheek To Cheek, As Time Goes By,
Peggy Lee; Fever, Why Don’t you Do Right
Sarah Vaughan; Misty, Lullaby Of Birdland
Nina Simone; My Baby Just Cares For Me, Georgia On My Mind,
Diana Krall; Peel Me A Grape, Besame Mucho, the Look Of Love.
Norah Jones; Don’t Know Why, Come Away With Me,
Frank Sinatra; Fly Me To The Moon, Lady Is A Tramp
Duke Ellington; It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing), Take The A Train, Caravan
Dean Martin; Sway, Amor, Everybody Loves Somebody
Louise Armstrong; What A Wonderful World, Mack The Knife
Chet Baker; My Funny Valentine, But Not For Me, Let’s Get Lost
Michael Buble; Feeling Good, For Once In My Life, Cry Me A River
Dave Brubeck; Take Five, Out of Nowhere
Antonio Carlos Jobim; Girl From Ipanema, Wave, Triste
Herbie Hancock; Watermelon Man, Cantaloupe Island

2 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
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Really enjoyed their playing and would recommend to anyone

5 stars - The CC Big Band are Highly Recommended booked The CC Big Band for their event

“Chris came with his big band and played some quiet stuff over dinner and then dancing tunes later on it the evening. Started with jazz and did some R&B to finish. Really enjoyed their playing and would recommend to anyone else who is thinking about hiring them”


Always to a sell out crowd and what a knock out they are too!

5 stars - The CC Big Band are Highly Recommended booked The CC Big Band for their event

“The CC Band come every year to play at our community hall. Always to a sell out crowd and what a knock out they are too! These guys are swinging from start to finish.”

Prices

Price from £1,539 + travel from East Sussex

Based on 9 members performing 3 x 50 minute sets

  • South East From £1,539
  • East of England From £2,180
  • South West From £2,501

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Performance Times

3 x 50 minutes sets


From £1539 + travel

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Lineup

Default lineup: 9 members

9 Piece: 2 x Trumpets, Saxophone, Trombone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums & Male/Female Vocals.

*Smaller line-ups available (please see booking options). 

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* Bring the sounds of a large big band in a smaller, more affordable package!
* Previous clients include Richard Branson, Bill Clinton, prince Charles & more!
* Smaller line-ups available to suit individual needs (please see booking options).

This clever 'mini' big band suavely arranges the sounds of a large scale big band into a compact 9 piece Jazz ensemble. With a repertoire including recognizable hits from Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Glen Miller and more recent big band sounds of the likes of Michael Buble, Tony Bennett and even Lady Gaga’s acclaimed foray into the world of jazz; The CC Big Band have over 150 arrangements to their repertoire with something to suit everyone!

With Chris at the forefront, leading and directing the band; the importance of professionalism, timeliness, dress codes and flexibility are as important to him as being musically adept. Having toured all over the world at events as far afield as Qatar, Dubai, Kuwait, Thailand; The CC Big Band can just as easily enthrall and excite, as it can blend into the backdrop of any high society function.

Previous clients include: Richard Branson, Bill Clinton, Prince Charles, Lord Mandleson & Crowne Prince Haakon to name just a few!

Whether it's an evening of dancing or a soft laid back dinner set, the band is available at its full size or with various smaller combinations depending on the client needs. As a group they pride themselves on punctuality, presentation and of course musical excellence at every step of the way.

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