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Bruce Stevens

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Brighton/London - Professional Tuba, Sousaphone, Helicon. Swing, dixieland, blues, balkan, funk, jazz, world music. Producer/Vocalist
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Over 25 years of musical experience, a natural front-man, Bruce Stevens is a jazz / swing / balkan / klezmer / funk / studio tuba, sousaphone and helicon player. A lead and BV vocalist who performs across Europe - mainly between Brighton / South East / London (UK) and Milan / Turin (Italy). He plays classical TUBA (Yamaha 822 F), swing /jazz / dixieland sousaphone and eastern european balkan & klezmer helicon / tuba. He also plays funk sousaphone, and has previously played sousaphone bass with rock / prog groups. Studio recording sessions - both in-studio or remotely home-recording.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, World music, Balkan, Bavarian oompah, Bollywood, Flamenco, German music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Polish music, Polka, Russian music, Skiffle, Vintage, Classical, Film / TV music, Classical crossover, Gospel, French music, Fanfare
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Songwriter, Producer, Orchestrator, Transcription, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

Sheik Araby
Ain't Misbehavin
All Of Me
I've Got Rhythm
My Blue Heaven
Lady Be Good
Down By The Riverside
Just a Closer walk with thee
Saints
I've Got Rhythm
Pennies from Heaven
Limehouse blues
Charleston
A Train
King of the Swingers
When You’re Smiling
Sweet Georgia Brown
Five Feet Two
Exactly like you
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
Minor Swing
Nagasaki
Trust In Me
Nature Boy
Sweet Sue
Russian Lullaby
Besame Mucho
It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing
Blue Drag
Caravan
Billie’s Bounce
Jada
After You’ve Gone
I’ve Found A New Baby
Les Yeux Noir
St. James’ Infirmary
Tiger Rag
Cement Mixer
Sugar
Hungaria
Dunkin’ Bagels
Putting On The Ritz
Lester Leaps In
Rosetta
Cherokee
Walking Stick
Buona Sera
Them There Eyes
Mack the Knife
Hit That Jive Jack
Flat Foot Floogie
I feel like funkin it up
Happy
When the Saints Go Marching In
Down By The Riverside
I'll Fly Away
Christmas Time in new Orleans
Jingle Bells
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Winter Wonderland
Jingle Bell Rock
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Silent Night
Most other popular Christmas tunes

Reviews

From customers:

Jeff (, 1 year ago

Bruce is far too good-looking to play the Sousaphone

Sue (, 2 years ago

Professional, reliable and talented - Bruce is a a pleasure to work with