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BIG BAND AND BEYOND BRILLIANT NEW SHOW FOR 2023 PRESENTED BY PAUL RIGBY

PAUL RIGBY

RADIO PRESENTER AND LEADER OF THE NORTHERN JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Once a month Chilli Jazz have the pleasure to welcome presenter and big band leader Paul Rigby and his show Big Band and Beyond featuring all things Big band old and new.

Big Band and Beyond will feature modern big bands and past bands of distinction.

It will go on air the first Tuesday of the month 8-10 and feature special guests.

It will be repeated repeated Friday 08.00 -10.00 and in our omnibus Sunday 12.00- 2.00

Apart from broadcasting Paul Rigby is a superb musician who leads the Northern Jazz Orchestra which was formed in 1989. He develop his own unique sound, combining the best of big band standards with more contemporary jazz using the top musicians in the north and in 2019 they celebrated a milestone 30 years.

He is one of the alumni from the power house that is the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra who consistently produce some of the top professionals in the land.

He has worked with many stars of the jazz world Bobby Shew, Mark Nightingale, Kenny Baker, Jiggs Whigham, Elaine Delmar, AL wood ,Jeff Hooper.

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