The Nelson Riddle Tribute Orchestra was formed specifically to accompany the Kings of Swing and Bobby darin Songbook shows.

However, it has also found it's own place as a superb orchestra able to offer itself as an accompaniment to any high quality singer. It has recently performed on 2 occasions with British singer JOE LONGTHORNE, and is scheduled to perform a series of nationwide tour dates with Joe during 2006.

The band carries it's own library of musical arrangements covering over 500 titles of music in the Rat Pack style. Many of these arrangements were also used for the 50 date tour of 'STEPHEN TRIFFITT celebrates SINATRA' during 2003 which was promoted by Flying Music.

Directed by ex BBC guest conductor/arranger GREG FRANCIS (links the Robert Franon website and the film composers website) the orchestra also performs a number of original scores and transcriptions of Nelson Riddle's instrumental music.

If you wish to consider hiring the orchestra plus the arrangements, you may contact us with your requirements. Many of the arrangements are also available in a scaled down version, for 2 trumpets, 2 saxophones/woodwind, 1 trombone and 3/4 rhythm section, where budget requires a smaller backing band.

For further info, list of titles etc, you can contact Musical Director Greg Francis direct at

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