A four/five piece jazz ensemble comprising of alto sax, trombone, trumpet, piano & bass. It’s appeal is both in its versatility as well as the neat interplay between the musicians. It is a regular on the Arts Centre/Jazz Club circuit but also provides the perfect musical backdrop to a dinner/cocktail party, corporate black tie function, Hotel lobby etc. when sophisticated cool sounds are a must. Its repertoire consists of lesser known Bebop tunes, standards and original material which are presented with skill and imagination, a high level of musicianship and warm spontaneity.
THE ANDY MEARS ORCHESTRA
A 16/17 piece Big Band with an extensive library in excess of 200 charts. It was formed in Scotland in 2007 where Andy was living at the time and featured a wealth of Scotland’s finest jazz talent, performing at numerous venues and festivals throughout Scotland
EIGHT PLUS ONE
The Andy Mears Octet + Vocalist – Originally formed to recreate the sounds of a Big Band for venues and budgets not large enough to accommodate the full sized Orchestra.
In addition duos, trios, string groups, solo pianists/guitarists, pipers, function bands and more can be provided. Whatever your needs, we are certain we can provide a tailor made package to suit you.