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The Consortium Big Band is a large jazz orchestra based in Coventry in the West Midlands. The band has a full compliment of 19 or 20 players – 5 saxophones, 4/5 trumpets, 5 trombones, a four piece rhythm section of piano, guitar, bass and drums and a female vocalist ‘Susan Starr’. The players themselves are…

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‘Bold and brilliant.’ The Observer ‘Fantastic stuff – sensational!’ Clare Balding, BBC Radio 2 ‘Rousing music and droll Lancashire humour.’ Daily Telegraph Songs about cuckolded mole catchers, a lone English oak tree that grows at Gallipoli, care in the community and medieval pilgrims… The harp ‘n’ banjo driven electro-folk-storytelling trio Martin Purdy, Simon Jones and…