Here are links to some websites of interest – a collection of Badger friends and people who have a connection with individual Badgers….
Catherine Sykes – Catherine has sung at numerous prestigious Jazz Festivals and has appeared with Big bands such as The Glenn Miller Orchestra UK, The Nick Ross Orchestra, The Manhattan Orchestra, the Duke Ellington Repertory Orchestra and Tony Jacobs’ ten piece ‘Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra’
Giocoso Saxophone Quartet – Ideal for background music at weddings or at a corporate drinks reception, Giocoso quartet or quintet can perform indoors or outdoors and require very little floor space. With their wide ranging repertoire they are a perfect alternative to a traditional string quartet. See Badger Baritone Sax Debs Hutt and Badger Tenor Sax Helen Dean playing with this great ensemble.
Lady Be Good is the all female, 8 piece jazz band delighting audiences around the UK, with new arrangements of jazz and swing classics, right through to modern greats like Adele. Featuring the revered Giocoso Saxophone Quartet, Lady Be Good takes music to another level.
RoundBox Creative Ltd. – Brand and live event management. RoundBox provides Design, Brand Development and Project Management services. Director Simon Powell was recently invited to shake hands with Prince Charles at a black tie dinner event to thank him for the design and delivery of a very large display system in The Royal Gallery at The House of Lords.
Sheila Waterfield is an award winning vocalist who has performed with many of the UK’s top bands – jazz/funk outfit Pazazz, The Paul Metcalfe Band, Nearly Dan, The Tongue and Groove Big Band to name a few. She received raving reviews for her performances at The Festival of Song, Cheltenham, Jazz Live, Grimsby and Big Band Festival, Aberdeenshire.
Steve King Big Band – one of the areas leading exponents of big band music. A young Badger MD/Keyboards Richard Nield played trombone and then keyboard for a number of years in Steve’s band. Steve’s band is enhanced with additional instruments – Tuba, Guitar and full Percussion.