Simply Jazz: 19th July 2016
Written by Ryan Jones on 19th July 2016
Join Tom Stevens every Tuesday from 12pm until 1pm for Siren Simply Jazz only on Siren FM and online.
This week Tom featured music by Andy Williams, Chris Dean, Royal Air Force swing wing, Matt Ford and his swinging big band, and the Empress Dance orchestra.
Gary has performed as a Royal Air Force principal trombonist and soloist in many countries throughout the world backing well-known artists and playing on many high profile ceremonial events including Royal and State Occasions, Queens Golden / Diamond Jubilees, Queen mother 90th/ 100th Birthday celebrations and funeral, Presidential visits, Guard Mounts at Buckingham Palace /Windsor Castle.
Leading RAF Swing Wing gave him great pride in the musicians he led and allowed him to introduce fine artists to work with the band. On retirement Gary is now proud to present The Gary Stevens House Band featuring eight outstanding jazz and big band players from across the country who will be backing some of the finest artists in the UK today.