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Musical Director

Having learned clarinet in school, Phil joined the army as a musician and served for 7 years with the Royal Regiment of Wales which sparked an interest in musical arranging and composition which in turn would go on to play a significant part in his life.

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Band Manager

Known in the business as "Sos" - David Adrian has been playing trombone since he was a teenager. As a youngster, a keen ‘Eisteddfodwr’ competitor and an Urdd National Eisteddfod winner in both singing and recitation, he grew up in Pontyberem where his father was Police Sergeant.

Contact 'Sos' for information about the band and booking enquiries.




Angharad’s love and passion for music began at a very young age as a woodwind player in Carmarthen. Since then, she has been privileged to work as a musical director and vocal coach with many professional companies and high level training centres, including: Italia Conti, Sylvia Young, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, ACA (Cork) and Stagedoor Manor (New York).

Constellation Big Band in concert



Chris has loved music all his life and joined his first beat group at the age of 14. Back in the 70’s and 80’s he was drummer and backing singer in a cabaret trio called 'Three Good Reasons' performing in clubs and venues throughout Wales - frequently on the bill with acts such as Max Boyce and The Searchers. Chris has also held many long term club residencies as drummer over the years playing for both dancing and cabaret.


Mike Davies  | 1st Alto               

Jodie Dennis  | 2nd Alto

Mick Luck / Andy Jackson  | 1st Tenor                

James Mansfield / Louise Baylis / Clare Howard  | 2nd Tenor      Ellen Morgan / Phil Shingler |  Baritone Sax



Gethyn Sanders

Steve Price

Allen Gibbs

Peter Perkins



David Adrian Jones (‘Sos’ also Band Manager)              

Laurence Gray                                         

Verona Jones                     

Gareth Jones  | Bass   



John Michael Jones  | Piano

Wynn Phillips | Rhythm Guitar

Arwyn Hopkins  | Bass Guitar

Ben Richards / Haydn Thomas  |  Drums

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Interested in joining us?

If you would like to find out more about Constellation Big Band, please contact us by email and tell us a little about your playing, location, and experience.


As and when a vacancy becomes available for your instrument, we will invite you to a rehearsal audition.​