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Bay Area Big Band

DSC_2908Enjoy Our Sample Music:
“Lost In The Schuffle” “More Bounce Per Once”

babb_logoBringing to life an era of big bands and ballroom dancing, the Bay Area Big Band generates an electricity and excitement guaranteed to bring you out of your seat. The swinging sounds of jazz one of America’s purist art forms is the foundation of this group. Building on a proud tradition of such historical bands as; Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, and more the Bay Area Big Band creates a musical experience not to be missed. The bands commitment to excellence and passion to carry on this rich musical heritage will turn any event in to a memory not soon forgotten.

The Bay Area Big Band was founded and directed by Chris Bickley. Chris is a recognized artist, leader, and educator that has performed extensively for over 30 years. The band’s 16 musicians feature world class local talent that includes such recognizable artists as: Rick Culver, Pete Asch, Steve Stargardt, Mike Hunter, Jack Dryden, John Lindenau, and more.

  • From swing to contemporary, rich ballads to latin, the bands music reaches across generations, cultures, and all musical tastes. The arrangements and rich orchestrations highlight both the ensemble and individual talents.
  • From corporate events to concert halls the Bay Area Big Band’s commitment to musical excellence and determination to create a musical memory offers the perfect balance. We look forward to sharing our music with you!

Click here to view a sample presentation from the Bay Area Big Band

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