Guest Artists

featured soloists and vocalists

As well as featuring the many talented members of the band as soloists, guests musicians are often invited to perform with the Crescendo band at our concerts.


Crescendo Big Band 



Text Box: Gupshill Manor Tewkesbury
Sunday May 12th 2019

Past Guest Artists


2012  ~ 2018

Vocalists :

Rick Welch  ,Jess Blatchley,  Katy Gaskin, Kas Levett .Nicole Warfield, John Holmes, Catherine Sykes, Emily Mew, Dave West, Simon Cromey , . Roberto Paolo


Paul Arthurs, Ian Evans (Drums) Joe Smith (Trombone)  John Ruddick (Trumpet) Bill Lynne (Bass) Patsy Gamble (sax) Lee Thornton (Kybds) Nick Jukes (bass)  Andy Brotherton (Drums) James Agg (Bass) Dutch Lewis (Tenor Sax) Mark Jackson (Trumpet) Saffron Young (Bass) Sam Gerrard (Drums) Matt Davis (Bass Trombone) Dominic Franks (Tenor Sax) ,  Dave Wilkes (Drums), Simon Day (Alto Sax) Alex Stewart (Bass Trombone), John Gibson (drums), Justin Pavey (Bass trombone),  Pete Beck (Trumpet),  Tom Hill (bass

Trevor Emeny  (Tenor Sax)  Phil Mercer (Tenor Sax)  Dave Todd (Bass Trombone)  ‘Caz’ Chandler (Trombone)



Vocalists :

Becky Carter , Dave West , Nicole Warfield. Catherine Sykes


Laura Morris  (French Horn),    Terry Kelly (Trombone),  Paul Buck (Keyboards), Tom Hill (Bass),

Dave Todd (Bass Trombone)  Matthew Hadden (Tpt),  Saffron Young (Bass), Phil Mercer (sax)  Elliot Roffe (Bass)



Catherine Sykes , Dave West , Gary Lewis ,


Paul  Buck (Keys)   James Agg (Bass)  Ben Waghorn (Sax)  James Fry (Keys)  Mike Holcombe (Drums)  Richie Brookes (Keys)  Terry Kelly (Trombone)  Omar Kokher (trombone)  Ben Hands (bass)  Joe Starr (A/Sax) Keith Morgan (T/Sax)

Bill Castle (Drums)  Steven Harcourt (Tpt)  Lyndley Horton  (Tpt)



Catherine Sykes , Rob Cooke , Dave West , Ricardo

Instrumentalists :

Paul Buck (Keys).   John Ruddick (Trumpet),  Saffron Young (Bass)



Vocalists. :   

Jane Christie, Dee Daly, Jeanne Marlow

Instrumentalists :

Tom Hill (Bass)  Martin Yates (Trombone)  Dave Todd (Trombone)  Steve Legge (trombone)  Austin Rose (Drums)