"There are plenty of bands around offering doses of Miller, Dorsey and Basie material . . . Horn Factory specialise in up-to-date, modern numbers."

- Alan Crumpton

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"Suffolk big band Horn Factory are going from strength to strength. There was standing room only for their impressive performance." - East Anglian Daily Times

Sunday, June 12th, 2022

Horn Factory

(Rescheduled from Sunday, April 11th, 2021)

Tickets for the original date are valid for the new one. Ticket holders requiring refunds should contact the Box Office via ticketing@colchesterartscentre.com

A welcome return for this fantastic outfit who, since 1998, have been bringing together some of the area's top musicians to create their own distinct brand of fast-moving, hard-hitting, foot-tapping contemporary big band jazz.


Horn Factory perform an impressive and extensive range of contemporary big band jazz by composers such as Buddy Rich, Bob Mintzer, Quincy Jones, Oliver NelsonMaynard FergusonJames Morrison, Bobby Shew, Sammy Nestico and Gordon Goodwin, plus arrangements of music normally associated with smaller groups, including Thelonius MonkJoe HendersonChuck Mangione, Chick Corea and Horace Silver.


Most of the charts have been composed in the last 15 years, bringing the big band genre right up to date with music that absolutely crackles with energy!

All proceeds from the evening are being donated to the jazz club.

Tickets: £16 / £14 Concessions. Students £6 (+ Booking Fees)

Doors: 7.00pm. 1st Set: 7.30pm