Established:

1975 in Haßloch, Germany

Members:

Ca. 30 Musicans living in Hassloch, Bad Dürkheim, Freinsheim,  Ludwigshafen, Mannheim, Speyer, Dudenhofen, Römerberg, Schwegenheim, Worms, Frankenthal

Instruments/Musicians on Stage:

4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 5 Saxophones, Piano,Bass, Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Singer;
All band members are also solo players

Conductor and Bandleader:

Mr. Paul Schütt formerly Trombone-Player in the SDR-Big Band with Erwin Lehn.

Co-Conductor:

 

Singer:

Angelika Rothert, Gerd Wolff

Organization and Management:

Mr. Gerd Wolff, Mr. Hans-Otto Haas and Mr. Thomas Stang

Music Style:

Swing and Jazz. Pieces which were known worldwide by the legendary bandleaders like Count Basie, Duke Ellington,
Benny Goodman, Harry James, Sammy Nestico,
Glenn Miller etc.

Examples:

Sentimental Journey, Moonlight Serenade, When the Saints Go Marching In, Hay Burner, Stranger on the Shore, Children of Sanchez, Creole Love Call, In the Mood, St. Louis Blues March, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Little brown Jug, String of Pearls, etc.
In total our program includes more than 400 pieces.

Partners out of our reference list:

Companies like Schmalbach-Lubeca today Ball
Packaging, BASF, Daimler, Mercedes–Benz, Brewery Mayer, Clubs and Associations like Lions Club, Yachtclubs,
Banks, Town Councils, Wineries, Cultural Authorities,
Hotels, SWR 4-Radio.

Concerts abroad:

Paris; Poland-Olesno, Wolzcyn; London

CD´s

Swing, Swing, Swing (1995); Sometimes dreams come true (2002); In the Mood (2008);
Our CD`s are played in Europe, North- and Southamerica, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Egypt, Russia. Since 2006 they are firmly included in the board-radio of two German cruising liners, the Mona Lisa and the Lili Marleen.

Misc:

Required place is ideally 5 by 8 meters (approx. 16x25 ft.). Our services include: amplifiers, a special stage. Moderation can be done in English.

We perform 15 to 20 concerts per year between May and November. TC Big Band is a well
tuned orchestra, playing mostly the original arrangements of the great American musicians
on a high level. The sound is similar to the famous Glenn Miller Band. We play the natural
sound of the instruments; no chips or electronical tricks.
The local News Paper „Die Rheinpfalz“ wrote „TC Big Band is one of the most beloved
orchestras of the region“.
We love to entertain and this is enjoyed during our concerts by the audience.
Please contact us for more information.

 

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