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The Phil Dando Big band

Formed in 1992, the Phil Dando Big Band and Singers, is a fifteen piece outfit that plays a range of music including swing, big band, jazz, Rat Pack, Latin and classic pops. The band is equally at home playing Glen Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Stan Kenton as it is Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Tom Jones, Michael Bublé, and more…. Band Playlist

Over the years the band has entertained at many corporate events, supplied wedding music, played in concert in theatres and music festivals, played for ballroom dancing, dinner dances and birthday parties, park concerts, themed nights and recently featured as the Pagford Big Band for the BBC’s production of J.K. Rowling’s Casual Vacancy.

The Big Band has its’ own PA system and a fully independent lighting rig to complement the atmosphere.

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Watch The Phil Dando Big Band performing 'Live' at The Swansea Grand Theatre.
Listen to some Big Band Music in full swing featuring many Big Band favourites in the style of Glen Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ray Noble, Woody Herman and many more.
9:20     9:20 Special
Mack The Knife     Mack The Knife
CC    Carribbean Clipper
O1    Opus 1
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Phil Dando
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The Phil Dando Big Band has played at the following venues, events and/or locations:
Abertillery Leisure Centre
Addington Palace, Croydon
Allt yr ynys Hotel, Abergavenny
American Museum, Bath
Arthur Llewellyn Gorseinon
Arthur Llewellyn Jenkins Furniture, Talbot Green
Assembly Room, City Hall, Cardiff
Assembly Rooms, Bath
Assembly Rooms, Cwmbran
Basingstoke. Marquee Charity Ball
Bath and West Show Ground
Bath Assembly Rooms
BBC Radio Wales
Bear Hotel. Cowbridge
Beaufort Theatre
Beaumont Hotel, Old Windsor
Ben Hall, Rugby
Blackwood Miners Institute
Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
Caerphilly Castle
Cardiff City Hall
Celtic Manor Resort, Newport
Chatsworth House
Cheltenham Pump Rooms
City Hall Cardiff
Clarence House, Portishead
Claridge's Hotel, London
Clearwell Castle
Coed y Mwstr Hotel
Coity Castle, Coity, Bridgend
Copthorne Hotel, Cardiff
Corntown Cricket Club
Corporate Event for Miele, Oxford
Court Bleddyn
Craig Yr Nos Castle, Brecon
Crown Hotel, Blandford Forum
Cwrt Bleddyn Hotel
Cwrt Coleman Hotel
Dinas Powis Music Festival
Ditton Community Centre, Kent
Drig Yr Nos, Llandyfaelog
Dyffryn Gardens
Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea
Earlswood Village Hall
Eltham Palace, Kent
Eton College
Ewenny Priory
Fawsley Hall, Daventry
Feathers Hotel, Aberaeron
Feltham Assembly Hall
Fishponds House, Dunkeswell
Flanesford Priory
Fochriw Community Centre
Folly Farm, Tenby
Fon Mon Castle
Forest Pines Hotel, Brigg, North Lincoln
Frome Theatre
Garw Valley Centre
Glen yr Afon Hotel, Usk
Halston Hall Estate, Oswestry
Hanover International Hotel
Headcorn Villge Hall, Kent
Heath Hospital Social Club, Cardiff
Hi Tide Inn Porthcawl
Hilton Hotel, Birmingham
Holiday Inn Maidenhead
Holland House Hotel, Cardiff
Home Guard Club, Cardiff
Hunt Ball, Withybush
Iford Festival, Calne
John Frost Square, Newport
Kendleshire Golf Club, Bristol
Kingsgate Park, Yate
Lampeter University
Lease Priory, Chelmsford
Llandovery College
Llangoed Hall, Brecon
Llanharan Rugby Club
Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel, Standish, Manchester
Maesteg Town Hall
Margam Castle
Marriott Swansea
Mayfair Hotel, London
Metropolitan Police Club, Hayes, Kent
Miskin Manor Hotel, Talbot Green
Museum of Army Flying, Hamps
Neald Hall, Chippenham
New House Country Hotel, Cardiff
Neyland Marina
Nimbus Concert Hall
Oakwood Hall, Maidstone
Oldwalls Gower Retreat, Swansea
Onllwyn Community Hall
Oystermouth Castle
Pant yr Athro
Park Hotel, Cardiff
Parkwood Hall, Swanley, Kent
Paxhill House, Haywards Heath, Sussex
Peterston Lakes Golf Club
Pontlottyn Community Event
Porthcawl Pavilion
Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot
Resolven Rugby Club
Rhondda Fach Leisure Centre
Rifle Officers’ Club, Mayfair, London
Singleton Park, Swansea
Slebech Park Hotel, Haverfordwest
Somerton Festival
South Wales Big Band Society
St. Davids Hotel Cardiff
St.Donats Arts Centre, Vale of Glamorgan
St.Peter's Hall, Carmarthen
St.Pierre Golf Club
Strady Hotel, Llanelli
Sunderland Flying Boat Trust, Pembroke Dock
Swansea Brangwyn Hall
Swansea Grand Theatre
Swansea Jazz Club
Swansea Liberty Stadium
Taliesin Theatre
The Lawns, Lincoln
The Mond Social Club, Clydach
The Orangery, Margam, Glamorgan
The Point, Cardiff
Theatre Brycheiniog, Brecon
Thornbridge Hall, Derbyshire
Ty Newydd Hotel
Vale of Glamorgan Hotel
Village Hotel, Coryton, Cardiff
Wedding Marquee ,Newport, Pembrokeshire
Wedding Marquee, Caswell Bay, Gower
Wedding Marquee, Pembroke
Westcliff on Sea, Essex
Weston Super Mare
Wick Primary School
Wilton's Music Hall, London
Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd
Ystrad Sports Centre

…and many more!