The Little Big Band has been one of the most popular Jazz bands in the Santa Cruz area for many years, and performs regularly at clubs, restaurants, private parties, and benefits. Our repertoire includes jazz band arrangements and classic tunes by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Sammy Nestico, Dave Wolpe and more. Our performances always feature a mix of vocal and instrumental tunes selected for their suitability for the occasion — be at dance party or dinner party or city council meeting.

Although we frequently invite leading local musicians to sit in with us, the core group consists of:

  • Marcos Warshaw — vocals
  • Richard Robinson — alto saxophone
  • Steve Gray — tenor saxophone
  • Tim Welch — trumpet
  • Mark Rosenberg — trombone
  • Sue Marvin — keyboards
  • Patrick North — bass
  • Ron Crocker — drum set

Upcoming Gigs

Back at Bocci's in March and May. See gigs page!

Mailing List

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Summer is here. The band will be playing outside at Abbott's Square the last Saturday in each month. We are also in the Friday night swing band rotation at Bocci's and will be playing there monthly as well.