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rocky 02:49
pop 05:27
rain 07:11
havmann 10:30
hendo 05:40
let's dance 07:04
fairytale 02:53


released June 8, 2015

Ben Cottrell : director
Anthony Brown, Sam Healey, Ben Watte : saxophones
Owen Bryce, Graham South, Nick Walters : trumpet
Ed Horsey, Simon Lodge, Rich McVeigh : trombone
Anton Hunter : guitar
Patrick Hurley : piano/Rhodes
Harrison Wood : bass
Finlay Panter : drums

recorded by Alex Bonney and José Tomaz Gomes at Real World Studios, Wiltshire 13th-16th January 2014
mixed by Alex Bonney
mastered by Peter Beckmann at Technologyworks Mastering
produced by Ben Cottrell
all tracks composed & arranged by Ben Cottrell except track 6 (composed by David Bowie, arranged by Ben Cottrell)
all tracks published by Big Life Music Ltd/In All Seriousness Music Ltd except track 6 (published by Jones Music America)
artwork by Alexander Rennie


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Beats & Pieces Big Band Manchester, UK

Beats & Pieces Big Band are one of the most exciting acts to emerge from the North of England’s fertile jazz scene this century. Under the direction of conductor and composer Ben Cottrell, they are at the forefront of a new generation of large ensembles reinventing big band music for the 21st century. As Cottrell says “Beats & Pieces is not your average big band, rather a band that’s big”. ... more

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