Winners! International Big Band Competition 2017

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, the West Coast Big Band took part in the International Big Band Competition (IBBC) in Hoofddorp. This year the band participated in the highest category, the Top Class. The competition in this class consisted of only top big bands from, amongst others, Berlin, Prague and Krakow. And we are very proud that […]

Swingin’ With The West Coast Big Band

De beroemde woorden van Duke Ellington, It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing), gelden ook voor ons. Met de West Coast Big Band kunt u swingende avond verwachten.

New Promotional Video released!

You can view it on the videos page. Please let us know what you think 🙂 It’s a live recording from a concert at Societeit Engels in The Hague back in June 2016. Featuring our guest vocalist Constantijn Schaap.

New season starts

The band were back to business on Monday after the summer break. We’re currently preparing for an upcoming concert with the wonderful Greetje Kauffeld at the Bussum Cultuureel (more details on the Events page). We’ve also started work on some brand new pieces for the new season as well as brushing up on some of […]

Winners @ The IBBC

We are very proud to announce that The West Coast Big Band came away from the International Big Band Competition 2016 in Hoofddorp with the first prize in the 1st Class category. On top of this, the best soloist prize for the event went to the fantastic trumpeter Gary Kavanagh!