Len Phillips Big Band - Concerts, Breaks and Special Events
Matthew Ford


Thanks for dropping by the online home of The Len Phillips Big Band, a 16 piece swing orchestra directed by Joe Pettitt and featuring the vocal talents of Eleanor Keenan and Anton Browne. 

~ Britain’s Most Popular Big Band ~

Giving performances all over the UK as well as overseas,  the band often features guest artists such as Joe Stilgoe, Gary Williams, Matthew Ford and Clare Teal.  Check the Diary page for a complete list of the band’s engagements over the next year. 

“A marvellous orchestra masterfully directed by Joe Pettitt”

- David Jacobs CBE

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Big Band in Sidcup


“The perfect ingredients for a superb afternoon of music”

- The Eastbourne Herald

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Now established as the leaders in big band holidays, the Len Phillips Big Band play for dancers and listeners alike at hotels and resorts around the country.


The Len Phillips Big Band is available to hire for your private function, corporate event or festival.  With over 20 years of experience, you can be sure that we have everything taken care of.  We also have smaller line-ups, perfect for smaller venues.  See the Hire page for more details.

“Do please pass on my thanks to Eleanor, Gary and all the Band. You were terrific!  We have had so many letters and cards of thanks and absolutely every one says how good you all were and with music to match!”

- Bob & Frances Williams (Golden Wedding)

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Our latest CD is out now!  It’s entitled “Our Kind Of Music” and features liner notes from the late, great David Jacobs plus performances from Matthew Ford and Eleanor Keenan. 17 tracks including favourite classics and new arrangements. Order online from the CD SALES page. 


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St Louis Blues Piano

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne feat.

Clare Teal & Matthew Ford