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The Tony Farrell Big Band

The Tony Farrell Big Band plays music from the big band era for dancing and they bring the magnificent Swing Era into the present. The band plays music to suit all the dance styles as featured on the BBC hit show Strictly Come Dancing, including Quicksteps, Waltzes, Foxtrots, Jives, Rumbas and Cha-cha-chas. Dance nights also feature old time classics and sequence dances such as Barn Dances, Veletas and Square Tangos. The Band also perform concerts with music from the likes of Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé and more stars of the Big Band world from the past and present.

Creative Genre

  • Dance: Ballroom and swing jive
  • Music and sound art: Jazz, Other

Work Undertaken

  • Performances



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