August 14 - 16

University of New Hampshire

Recording session: The music of Wayne Shorter's SPEAK NO EVIL as arranged by

 Mike Annicchiarico

October 2017

Monk Centennial Celebration Mini-Tour

The music of Frank Carlberg in tribute to Thelonious Monk

"Monk Dreams, Hallucinations, and Nightmares"

@ Bates College ,Bowdoin College, Portland Maine, Portsmouth NH

details TBA

April 27 2018 7PM

Ourbigband featuring Ben Allison

A concert of Ben's music, arranged for both small group and large group, featuring members of Ourbigband

3S Artspace Portsmouth NH

April 28 2018 1PM

Ben Allison Clinic

Free and Open to the Public

University of Southern Maine Gorham

Corthell Hall RM 212 

April 28 2018 8PM

Ourbigband featuring Ben Allison

A concert of Ben's music, arranged for both small group and large group, featuring members of Ourbigband

SPACE Gallery Portland ME

September 14 2018 8PM

Ourbigband featuring Saxophonist Greg Abate

Kittery Dance Hall

UPCOMING:

The release of our first record: The Music of Wayne Shorter, arranged by Mike Annicchiarico

April 2019 collaboration with Drummer Matt Wilson

Recording #2 Spring / Summer 2019

PERFORMANCES

Available year round for all performances public and private, OURBIGBAND commands an extremely diverse and well-rounded repertoire. From classic big band fare, to contemprary works by today's jazz luinaries, to original compositions by OURBIGBAND members/friends and family of the band.

CLINICS/WORKSHOPS

OURBIGBAND is dedicated to passing on knowledge of the jazz tradition, the craft of composition, improvistation, and the art of working together. Comprised largely of music educators, OURBIGBAND respresents the faculty of:
 

Portsmouth Music and Arts Center

Plymouth State University

University of Southern Maine

Berklee College of Music

Shaker Road School (Concord, NH)

St. Paul's (Concord, NH)

Timberlane Regional High

Epping Elementary - High

Sanborn (Kingston, NH)

Seacoast Academy of Music

Hampstead Middle School

Concord Community Music School