• Biggles Big Band
    Taking you to the swing era
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    Swinging since 1985
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    On tour in Thailand
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    Every monday night in Cafe Casablanca
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Our story

The Biggles Big Band is a 25-piece jazz orchestra from Amsterdam conducted by Mr Adrie Braat. The orchestra consists of 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 5 saxophones, guitar, piano, acoustic bass, drums and vocalist Marcel Fokker. An extra string quartet consisting of 2 violins, viola and cello adds a sensational musical experience. Let the Biggles take you to the swing era with magical sounds of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and jazz singers like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.



Upcoming concerts

Friday 7 June

Red Light Jazz Festival @ Cafe Casablanca

Red Light Jazz Festival, Amsterdam
  18:00

Sunday 16 June

Biggles Bigband Germany Tour

Kaiser-Otto-Platz, Essen Steele
  14:00

Friday 21 June

Biggles Bigband Germany Tour

Hauptbühne Kröpcke, Hannover
  22:00

Saturday 22 June

Biggles Bigband Germany Tour

Brauckmanns Kerkstieg, Winsen a/d Aller
  18:30

Sunday 23 June

Biggles Bigband Germany Tour

Badeinsel, Steinhude
  14:00

Thailand Tour

The Biggles Big Band has been on tour to Thailand for six times. It has played throughout Thailand at Jazz festivals, luxury hotels and the Dutch Embassy. By playing a combination of swing era music and composition from His Late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the Biggles has become a national phenomenon.

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