The Loretta Hale Big Band began in September 2005 in downtown Hamilton, Ontario. The members of the band consists of students/graduates of the Mohawk & McMaster music programs as well as very talented members of the Hamilton community. Playing swing, blues, jazz, and of course a little Tijuana Brass. Featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Sammy Nestico, George Gershwin, as well as Brian Set-zer, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and songs written by our very own André Bisson.
Members Trumpet Mat Charters Andre Bisson Steve Nacha Trombone Carolyn Piccinin Lillian Rundle Saxophone Wyatt Gibson Craig Baldry Theresa Charters Rhythm Section Jon Acheson Kevin Freer Chris Phaneuf Vocalist Sara Acheson Andre Bisson