Tickets at £8 online. £10 on the door. Concessions £5 (students, unwaged, on income support)
Doors 7.30pm. Start 8pm
The Little Big Horns are a 6 piece funky brass band featuring great local musicians. Infectious riffs, rich tunes and wild solos combine in the bands mix of contemporary New Orleans brass, Ska and Reggae. Up front and danceable, the band runs on the pumping rhythm section of drummer Mike Hurley and tuba player Tom Francombe. The band is inspired by modern New Orleans bands like the Hot 8 brass band and other contemporary brass bands like Lucky Chops and The Hypnotic Brass Band. They also dip into New Orleans jazz history and play tunes by Duke Ellington and Charlie Mingus.
The band features Dan Pogorzelski saxophone star of the big band Def Tone 17 and often heard at the CIC with his own quartet. Brian Pearson and Joe Porter are also in Def Tone and The Big Noise street band. Drummer Mike Hurley is a graduate of Birmingham Conservatory and a highly experienced band leader, pianist and drummer who played in the band The Destroyers and with reggae stars Susan Cadogan and Tippa Irie. Tuba player Tom Francombe was in the National Youth Orchestra and has been a featured soloist with many local orchestras, brass and wind bands. The band is completed by Tim Hill on baritone sax, Tim plays at the CIC in many guises including Night Train with Mike Hurley.
Venue Phone: 01823 337477
Venue Website: http://www.creativeinnovationcentre.co.uk/Address:
Creative Innovation Centre CIC, Memorial Hall, Paul Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 3PF, is conveniently located in Taunton Town Cente with a multi-storey car park just metres away and another single storey car park just 2 minutes away. Marks & Spencer’s car park is next door to us but can get busy. We have our own cafe bar and sell refreshments to help support fund raising for our Community Interest Company.
- Live Music: Little Big Horns
April 21, 2018
7:30 pm - 10:50 pm
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