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Apollo Big Band

17 piece Swing & Jazz orchestra.         Established 18 Jan 2001.          Based in Stockcross, Berkshire, UK


* Apollo is looking for a Percussionist.

If you are interested please contact the band via our contacts page with details of your experience and MD Les Bruce will get back to you.

This is our socially distanced home recording to celebrate Christmas 2020

The Apollo Big Band: Pre- Covid Times

Introducing The Apollo Big Band

Apollo Big Band

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The Apollo Big Band is available for

functions and concerts

Basie and Miller to Jools Holland and Michael Bublé and Paloma Faith the Apollo Big Band swings with the sounds of the big band era while taking the best from more modern writers and singers. Based in Stockcross near Newbury the band can be seen regularly performing in public, keeping alive the big band sound with originals as well as more contemporary arrangements.

The Apollo Big Band provides fantastic sounds and singers for concerts, weddings and all public and private functions whether concerts, dances or a mixture of these.. We can organise a show, dance or concert to meet your needs.

If you would like hire the band or would like more information please visit our Contact page.

The Apollo Big Band VIDEOS click here and CDs click here

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Forthcoming Gigs

with the Apollo Big Band

These popular shows will continue on the following dates with vocalists or special guests.: 

Unless otherwise mentioned the shows are at

The Sutton Hall Stockcross

  • 9th  December with singer Jayne Deer
  • Watch this space for DATES in 2023

The Sutton Hall, Church Rd Stockcross, Nr Newbury. Click for map

or use what3words in your satnav app.

(W3W = garlic.tune.still)

Special thanks to

Bill Gregory

for his continuing support of the

Apollo Big Band

Bill is a great and knowlageable supporter of live jazz and

big band music.

Other shows are in planning so check back often for the latest information.

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