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The Glasshouse

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Make Music Programme

Swing Band

In building class

Swing Band

Make Music Programme

Swing Band

In building class

Make Music Centre

£60 for 10 classes

Performing the best of big band, swing, jump blues, and jazz music from the legendary bands of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Quincy Jones, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Thad Jones, Harry James and many others.

The Swing Band at The Glasshouse International Centre for Music is an ensemble dedicated to bringing the fantastic sounds of the big bands and swing bands to the North East and honouring these amazing musical traditions.

Playing primarily in the swing groove and focusing on quintessential repertoire that is the building blocks of modern contemporary music, this ensemble is looking for saxophonists, trombonists, trumpeters, rhythm section players (drums, bass, piano, and guitar).

Ability to read music required.

Tutor: Jason Holcomb

First time? Read our guide on what to expect when you visit.

Need to know

Price: £60 for 10 classes

Day & Time: Fridays 3pm-4.30pm

Location: In the building

Ready to join the band?

Swing Band
Book a block of 10 classes

Summer Dates: Friday 26 April – Friday 5 July 2024

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