Pasadena Roof Orchestra
Bild mit Bläsern Pasadena Roof Orchestra
"Rhythm Is Our Business"
1976 the orchestra has already released three vinyl LPs
1976 the orchestra has already released three vinyl LPs


In the year 1974, The Pasadena Roof Orchestra has long become a sought after entertainment and dance orchestra in Britain. A jazz fan in the advertisement industry is listening to a concert of the band. David Curtis is a friend of John Arthy’s brother. He is so enthusiastic that he immediately starts making plans with John regarding the international marketing of the orchestra. A worldwide musical career begins.

From the outset John Arthy and his musicians had become renowned as an excellent live orchestra. In 1974 the first of many albums is released, and the reputation of the British band becomes such that it can expand its concert radius. The following year the entertainers honour Germany with a visit for the first time, and set the foundation for a close friendship between the Pasadena Roof Orchestra and the Germans, lasting up to this day.

As a footnote, as the musical success story of the Pasadena Roof Orchestra begins a certain Mr, Bill Gates forms a new company called Microsoft...

One productive year later, and the orchestra has already released three vinyl LP’s, and played over 400 titles on various radio and TV shows.

Over the years the Pasadena Roof Orchestra has seen some changes of musicians in its ranks...

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