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Chris Valentine

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About Chris

Chris is a freelance trombonist, versatile across all genres. Fluent sight reading and improv
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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 require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
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Event types:
Theatre / Show, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, 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, Music therapy, Community music worker
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Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£120
Up to 1 hour£180
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£250


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Ace R, 1 year ago

Chris was lovely to meet and work with.

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Jon M, 4 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, 5 years ago

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

From other customers:

Vincent G, 5 years ago

Great Trombonist - What a sound!

Miles O, 6 years ago

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

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