Billy May’s Big Fat Brass

Guildhall Wind, Brass & Percussion Big Band

Mike Lovatt playing trumpet

Two of Britain’s most celebrated jazz performers join forces to direct Guildhall’s WBP Big Band in a programme including works by Count Basie and Big Fat Brass by the legendary Billy May. 

Mike Lovatt – Principal Trumpet of the John Wilson Orchestra and Lead Trumpet of the BBC Big Band – features as soloist.

Please note that Matt Skelton, originally advertised as a director, is no longer able to appear in this concert.


Students in possession of a valid Students' Union card, over 60s/OAPs, under 18s, Equity members and blind/visually impaired audience members and their guests.

£5 (subject to availability)

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