Pasadena Roof Orchestra
Bild mit Bläsern Pasadena Roof Orchestra
"Rhythm Is Our Business"
Philharmonie, Munich, February 2007<br />
(© BR/Wilschewski)
Philharmonie, Munich, February 2007
(© BR/Wilschewski)


When it comes to authentic swing music the orchestra has no equal. The orchestra performs year-round with a line up of eleven excellent jazz musicians who have perfected their craft and studied jazz at the top conservatories. Many years of working together with top class arrangements, result in the ensemble sound for which the orchestra is renowned. The show is presented in a way that not only showcases this talent, but adds some wit and humour.

Duncan Galloway is the band-leader and vocalist and is also responsible for the musical direction. With a background in theatre and music, Duncan has been part of the orchestra for over ten years.

The repertoire currently comprises over 200 titles of jazz, early swing and dance music from the era.

The orchestra was founded in 1969 by the master baker John Arthy...

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