Some of the finest big band musicians from Gloucestershire, The Midlands and The South West !

Live music at its best !

Matthew Morris

Simon Day

Dom Franks

Matt. Budrey

Diane Atkinson


Musical Director 

Tony Sheppard




Rhythm Section

Chris O’Riordan

Lindley Horton

James Wycherley

Ben Gaskin


Vince Ford

Nick Attwood

Caz Chandler

Tony Sheppard


Paul Newman  (Guitar)

Nick Jukes (Bass)

James Fry (Keyboards)

Drums ~ Andy Brotherton

Tenor Saxophone PictureTrumpet playing picture
Trombonist playingKeyboard Player

Vocals by 

Diane Atkinson,

Tony Sheppard

And Guest Artists


Bob Lee

Crescendo Big Band 



Text Box: Diane Atkinson 
Baritone Sax and vocals 
Catherine Sykes Vocals

Catherine Sykes,  Guest Vocalist

The Crescendo Band Trombone Section

CAZ  Chandler

Jim Wycherly

Matthew Morris

Paul Buck Keyboards and Piano

Paul Buck . Keyboards

Jim Wycherly Trumpet

Martin Emeny

Trombone Section Crescendo Big BandDiane Atkinson VocalsCaz Chandler TromboneMatthew Morris Saxophone


Omar Kohker TromboneTony Sheppard Musical Director Bob Lee Presenter Crescendom Big BandSaxophones Crescendo Big BandTrumpet Section Crescendo

Nick Attwood  and Vince Ford

We are extremely sad to say that Martin passed away at the end of August.2017

Martin was our drummer for over 30 years. A true professional ~ the reliable heart of the rhythm section  He was highly regarded by musicians all across the Midlands.

He will be greatly missed !

Omar Khohker