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Grand Union Orchestra

About Grand Union Orchestra

Grand Union, the UK's most successful and diverse world/jazz orchestra was established in 1984. The Grand Union Orchestra is the acknowledged pioneer and leading exponent of original, cross-cultural music making. It assembles musicians from virtually every part of the world to create and perform new work drawing on their own experience, culture and musical background.

Grand Union’s priority is live performance and touring. Early shows include The Song of Many Tongues, A Book of Numbers and Songlines, followed by Freedom Calls, The Rhythm of Tides, Now Comes the Dragon’s Hour and If Paradise… ” all of which were recorded by the BBC, broadcast on Radio 3 and subsequently published as CDs. Over the last 20 years, Grand Union has notched up hundreds of performances across virtually the whole of the UK, and has produced projects in Holland, Germany, Paris, Luxembourg, Lisbon & Southern Portugal, Shanghai, Turkey, Bangladesh and Australia.

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William Mentz William Mentz
vocalist
Chris Greco Chris Greco
reeds
Ken Field Ken Field
sax, alto
Suzanne Grzanna Suzanne Grzanna
sax, alto
Tony Adamo Tony Adamo
vocalist
Maureen Choi Maureen Choi
violin
Stu Harrison Stu Harrison
piano
Thomas Steffen Thomas Steffen
arranger
Behn Gillece Behn Gillece
vibraphone
Pat Metheny Pat Metheny
guitar
Jen de Ness Jen de Ness
vocalist
Sal La Rocca Sal La Rocca
bass, acoustic

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