Trombonist

Chris Valentine

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About Chris

Trombonist
London
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Chris is a freelance trombonist, versatile across all genres. Fluent sight reading and improv

Chris is a working freelance trombonist both nationally and internationally and over the years has worked with many well known artists including Jamie Cullum, Tom Fletcher (McFly), Wizkid Adayo, Tinchy Strider, Tinie Tempah, Gregory Porter, Kwabs, ESPA, Shane Hampsheir. Chris has played in many top Big Bands and session bands including the BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Jazz Orchestra, The Morgan Brothers Big Band, The Len Phillips Big Band, Bill Ashton's NYJO Graduates band, Shane Hampsheir's Big Band, Jamie Cullum's Big Band

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Instruments:
Trombone, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Alto Trombone, Voice (Baritone), Tuba, Sousaphone, Percussion
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Event types:
Recording session, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Audio engineer, Composer, Orchestrator, Producer, Songwriter, Sound technician, Drum technician, Transcription, Lyricist, Actor, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, MC, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Examiner
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Reviews

Booked 6 times through Encore!

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Laura G, 1 year ago

They were absolutely fabulous. Organisation was faultless. Chris communicated very well with me and on the day their performances were brilliant. 5*. Many thanks.

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Jon M, 2 years ago

Chris is a great guy and played with buckets of enthusiasm and fantastic sound - we look forward to welcoming him back to NDS in the future.

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Andrew S, 2 years ago

The band were fantastic. Friendly, professional and fundamentally changed the evening from good to spectacular.

From other customers:

Vincent G, 3 years ago

Great Trombonist - What a sound!

Miles O, 4 years ago

King of the Swingers made our wedding, we couldn't be happier with them

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