Depending on availability at the time of engagement the line up will be:- Clarinet/Saxes/Vocals - PETE ALLEN Trumpet - ANDY DICKENS Trombone - BOBBY FOX Banjo/Guitar - DAVE MOORWOOD Piano - JAMES CLEMAS Drums - RICHIE BRYANT Bass - DAVE HANRATTY
(For Pete's Reeds 'n' Rhythm there is no trumpet or trombone)
PETE ALLENS TRADITIONAL JAZZ SIX or SEVEN
Performing a varied exciting repertoire of 'Hot' Traditional Jazz suitable for any occasion, especially Music Festivals, Concerts, Jazz Clubs, Weddings and Social Functions.
If for any reason a named musician above cannot appear Pete reserves the right to engage a suitable replacement to carry out the engagement.
Pete Allen first formed his band in October 1978, and during the early years made thirty appearances for "Pebble Mill At One" - BBC Television. In addition, the band have appeared on many regional television shows including a six week series for HTV. They regularly have featured on Radio and over the years recorded many L.P's, Cassettes and CD's.
The Pete Allen Jazz Band appears at prestigious Jazz Festivals, Theatres and Clubs throughout the UK and abroad, with tours in Germany, Holland, Denmark, France, U.S.A, Majorca and the Canary Islands. It also finds time to play at private parties and weddings, including social functions for many well known personalities.
Pete's band play an exciting and entertaining musical selection of happy traditional jazz. It's a sound that everyone can enjoy and understand being a combination of well played music with professional presentation perfect for any kind of event. The Pete Allen Jazz Band provide a slick and fast moving programme for the theatre or festival audience. Since the band's formation in 1978 it has excelled at hundreds of major theatre venues, concert halls and festival stages throughout the U.K. and abroad. During the summer months the band is very popular performing at a number of outside jazz picnic events for the National Trust and English Heritage. The band can easily adapt their show to provide the right happy jazzy sounds for any special occasion such as a wedding reception, birthday celebration or corporate event where they guarantee the musical content will be the right blend of instrumentals and well known songs for listening or dancing. Among the countless wedding receptions and birthday parties at which the band has performed over the years added to the list are a number of functions for Sir Ian Bothamand it was Petes band that played the music for dancing at his son's wedding reception. The band is regularly featured at numerous prestigious functions for Rotary, Lions International and many other charitable organisations such as Macmillan Cancer Relief, Cancer UK and Leukaemia research.
The Pete Allen Traditional Jazz Band will travel any distance to perform and they can be engaged by contacting Pete on Tel 078 999 25194 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org