The Band

Eight seasoned musicians hailing from Barbados, England, Romania via Israel, the USA and Canada who have an abiding love for traditional Blues and Jazz- Blues Fusion, leavened with touches of Reggae and Latin and who have been professional part-time players from their youth. The Phoenix Big Band performs all original music.Their infectious tunes and full sound have proven popular with fans in local clubs and out of town.

Louis Weatherhead

Band Leader, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Vocals

Steve Ballou

Bass Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals

Mark Fryars

Keyboard & Vocals

Dan Sharon

Saxophone & Bass Guitar

James Brender


Zeek Gross

Alto Sax

Megan Venables


Ian Venables

Bass Trombone