From the swinging sounds of Michael Bublé and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to the hip,
contemporary R&B groove of The Blues Brothers, James Brown, Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye; this 14 piece
band has taken the classic big band sound into a new direction, entertaining audiences of all ages from
around the globe.
Bandleader and saxophonist Chris Millington has arranged many of the charts,
creating a sound that
transcends the great contemporary music of this century into a spectacular showcase performance!
You'll want to dance the night away when you hear this outstanding group play hit after hit. The impact of
the brass section over the solid groove of the rhythm section is rivalled only by the power of two awesome
west coast vocalists! Everyone will be begging for more at the end of the evening!
Vocalists Duncan Meiklejohn and April Gislason have recorded over 1000 commercial jingles each,
including McDonalds, Chrysler Canada, Ford, and Nissan ads. They've sung on the Disney feature film
"Two of Hearts" and have worked with David Foster, Bryan Adams and Valdy among others.
Come dance to the house Big Band of the Butchart Gardens!