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Sage Gateshead

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Swing Band

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Summer term pre-sale Friday 17 March, 12noon.
General sale Friday 24 March, 12 noon

Sage Gateshead

£55 for 10 week term

Performing the best of big band, swing, jump blues, and jazz music from the legendary bands of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Quincy Jones, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Thad Jones, Harry James and many others. The Swing Band at Sage Gateshead is an ensemble dedicated to bringing the fantastic sounds of the big bands and swing bands to the North East and honouring these amazing musical traditions. Playing primarily in the swing groove and focusing on quintessential repertoire that is the building blocks of modern contemporary music, this ensemble is looking for saxophonists, trombonists, trumpeters, rhythm section players (drums, bass, piano, and guitar).

Ability to read music required.

Music Tutor: Jason Holcomb

You will be able to book your choice of instrument on the booking page.

If your choice of instrument isn’t available and you would like to be added to the waiting list please contact us by emailing with your instrument details.

In Building Classes
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📅 Dates & Times

Music Education Centre, C19

Spring Term:
Fridays 20 & 27 January; 3, 10, 17 & 24 February; 3, 10, 17 & 24 March | 4pm – 5.30pm

Summer Term:
Pre-sale 17 March, general sale 24 March
Friday 5, 12, 19 & 26 May; 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 June; 7 July | 4pm – 5.30pm
Half Term: Monday 29 May – Saturday 3 June


Book Tickets

On sale Friday 24 March