Hot Orange Big Band ft. vocalist Chantelle Duncan

Photo of Dave Hammer on Vibes with the Hot Orange Big Band.
Sunday, 8th Dec 2013

Musical director Dave Hammer leads this twenty piece Latin, jazz and swing orchestra as they make a very welcome return to Hideaway.

A very warm welcome back to this 19 piece Big Band who featured in one of Hideaway's earliest shows!


Hot Orange Big BandHot Orange big band was formed in 1995 and has established an enviable reputation for top class performances of modern jazz orchestra repertoire, mixing Jazz, Fusion, Funk, and Latin genres. Hot Orange has performed at The Vortex Jazz Bar, the 606 Club, Camden's The Forge, in Soho’s Jazz on The Streets Festival, in the More London Festival at The Scoop, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Ealing Jazz Festival. Guest Artists performing with Hot Orange include noted vocalists Nina Ferro, and Sarah Ellen Hughes, the award-winning LA-based smooth-jazz guitarist Richard Smith, plus the distinguished pianist, composer, and broadcaster Julian Joseph. They've also had a majestic night of Latin rhythms here at Hideaway from percussion maestro Roberto Pla!

Singer Chantelle DuncanChantelle Duncan

Originally from a small fishing village Pittenweem in Scotland, Chantelle performs in a wide variety of musical genres. After studying jazz & popular music in Newcastle, she went on to sing in Japan, the Middle East and then in New York City. Her credits include radio and television work as well as writing and recording both for herself and other artists. She is the lead singer in original band Berakah, has duetted with Maceo Parker at The Roundhouse and has backed various artists including Ronnie Wood, KT Tunstall, Melanie C, Camilla Kerslake, Nile Rodgers, Nerina Pallot, Bonnie Tyler, Sharon Corr, Brian May, ABC, Alexander O'Neil and Marc Almond.

"Fantastic....what a beautiful voice" - Helen Mirren.