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Born: May 5, 1946    Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Band was originally formed in 1983 and played mostly classic swing tunes.Since has evolved through various stages including pop, R&B and Big Band Jazz. Have accumulated a large library of tunes, (many custom arranged) and can cope with almost any type of engagement.Strong vocals both male and female including styles of Norah Jones, Joe Williams, Blues Brothers, Louis Prima, James Brown, Sinatra, Natalie Cole, Etta James and many others. Currently working on new CD of original tunes by George Rose plus a bonus feature of Rhapsody In Blue which closely emulates the original as played by Gershwin with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra.Concert pianist Deborah Wellbanks is the featured soloist.Band plays throuhout southern Ontario,with its main concentration on the London,Kitchener, Hamilton and Toronto areas.

Brant News “Nice to hear real music again”

Expositor “Big band music is alive and well in the guise of the George Rose Big Band”

Peter Appleyard “This has got to be one of the best bands that I have ever heard”

Nostalgia (1987), Swinging With The George Rose Big Band(1997), Changing Times (1997), 2007 And Still Counting (2007)

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George Rose's Trumpet; Calicchio 2S2 , Cornet and Flugal are both Bach.

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2007
Self Produced (2007)

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