Melvin Beddow Big Band

The MBBB is a traditional big band line up with two vocalists. We play a wide range of authentic big band music including swing, jive, rock & roll, pop and jazz.

We have been playing dance music at people’s celebrations for over 25 years in and around Essex.

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Upcoming Gigs...

Writtle Jazz Festival

Sunday, 29th July 2018 4:00 pm

4pm, Writtle Village Hall
Festival 12noon – 9pm, tickets £10-£15 in advance, £17.50 (cash) on the day

Southend Bandstand Concert

Sunday, 12th August 2018 3:00 pm

3 – 5pm, Free outdoor concert in Priory Park

In Concert at The Brentwood Theatre

Sunday, 4th November 2018 2:30 pm

Doors at 1:30pm, music 2:30pm – 4:30pm, Tickets £12 (£10 concessions), call 01277 200305 or visit

Christmas Dance

Sunday, 16th December 2018 6:30 pm

Evening dance, The Mill Arts & Events Centre, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, SS6 7ED. Doors at 6pm, music & dancing from 6:30pm, call 08452 242861 or email for tickets or more information

The band were just what we wanted, just right, excellent, tight playing, beyond expectation!