A History of Big Band: 1930s – Velocity
Guildhall Big Band
Guildhall Jazz Singers
Pete Long saxophone
Matt Skelton & Scott Stroman directors
For the second concert of the History of Big Band series, and the final broadcast of Guildhall’s digital autumn season, the Guildhall Big Band are joined by guest Pete Long for an exploration of early swing. The evening features the music of the Fletcher Henderson and Duke Ellington Orchestras and a specially arranged vocal ensemble set from the Guildhall Jazz Singers directed by Scott Stroman.