Echo 42 Big Band In Concert

Echo Four Two Big Band is an 18-piece line up with feature vocalists. Formed  30 years ago in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, the band plays for  a wide variety of engagements.  The band has an age range of 18 to 84, with one the founder members (Derek Usher) still playing in the Sax section for the band's packed engagement schedule.

A highly versatile musical ensemble providing great music and entertainment for public events, strict tempo dances, private parties, jazz concerts & conferences.  The band can break into smaller musical groups to provide music for more intimate events, if required.

With a music library of over 1,000 music charts, the band plays everything from big  band swing standards, relaxed jazz numbers to the very latest Micheal Buble vocal arrangements.

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The band appears in several formations depending on the event.  Most often seen in a classic 18-piece stage line up for concerts and dances.  They can also be seen appearing as a 1940's RAF swing band, where they feature at many of the UK's 1940s & vintage events.

Echo's musical director & star trumpeter, Ross Simpson, is supported by great feature vocalists to suit all events styles.


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Echo 42 Big Band