november, 2019

17nov2:00 pm5:30 pmFeaturedThe Ben Beddoes Big Band @Roast the Band

Event Details

The band began in 1998 where most of the musicians in the band replied to an advert that Ben placed in Loot.
Band members vary in background and age, from students to taxi drivers, and 18 to ‘too-polite-to-ask’.

The band’s sound is based around classic big bands of Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson and Count Basie. The repertoire includes swing, latin, jazz rock and vocals typical of the Frank Sinatra era.

The band work regularly with vocalist Shane Hampsheir and have often played with him at the Bob Hope Theatre in Eltham.

Time

(Sunday) 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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