phil md.jpeg

PHIL ANTHONY

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.

Constellation Big Band in concert Sospan

DAVID ADRIAN JONES 

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.jpeg

ANGHARAD SANDERS

Vocalist

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 RICHARDS

Vocalist

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.

REEDS                        

Mike Davies  | 1st Alto               

Jodie Dennis  | 2nd Alto

Mick Luck / Andy Jackson  | 1st Tenor                

Clare Howard / Jason Davidge  | 2nd Tenor                    

Ellen Morgan / Phil Shingler |  Baritone

 

TRUMPETS

Gethyn Sanders

Steve Price

Allen Gibbs

Bill Davies

Peter Perkins

 

TROMBONES                                                       

David Adrian Jones (‘Sos’ also Band Manager)              

Laurence Gray                                         

Verona Jones                     

Gareth Jones  | Bass   

            

RHYTHM SECTION

John Michael Jones  | Piano

Wynn Phillips / Howard Lloyd  | Rhythm Guitar

Arwyn Hopkins  | Bass Guitar

Ben Richards / Haydn Thomas  |  Drums

Interested in joining us?

We always welcome new faces to the band - if you would like to find out more about joining Constellation Big Band, please contact us by email and tell us a little about your playing, location, and experience.

Constellation Big Band meet at 11:00am most Sundays at the Landore Social Club, Neath Road, Swansea SA1 2LE. (Near the Liberty Stadium).

© 2020 The Constellation Big Band Swansea South Wales. All Rights Reserved.Design by: BigBandStands.com

LIVE BIG BAND MUSIC IN SWANSEA | LLANELLI | CARMARTHEN | CARDIFF | NEWPORT  | PEMBROKE | ABERYSTWTH | LAMPETER | SOUTH WALES
BOOKINGS AND FURTHER INFORMATION
Email Constellation Big Band   |  Tel: 07842 107725
  • Facebook