Stone Frigate Big Band Making a House Call

The Stone Frigate Big Band is delighted to have been invited to perform at the 2nd Annual Prince Albert Doctors’ Gala in support of the Victoria Hospital Foundation. We’ll kick off our part of the evening with one of the most well known songs related to doctors, the Theme from M*A*S*H, and then stop off into an evening of…


The Stone Frigate Big Band is Jumpin’!

Jumpin’ with Symphony Sid, that is, a classic jump swing chart we’ve just added to the SFBB repertoire. We’ll be debuting Symphony Sid, along with the Tom Jones hit It’s Not Unusual (featuring our fabulous vocalist Robyn Knight), at our upcoming March 25 gig for the Saskatoon Lindy Hop dance group. Jump on over to our…


Saturday Night Swing with the Stone Frigate Big Band

The Stone Frigate Big Band will be hitting the stage for an evening of swing classics on Saturday, March 25, with the Saskatoon Lindy Hop dance club! The joint will be jumping with classics from the swing era and some more recent jump swing hits by bands like Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and the Brian…


Cutting Edge Stone Frigate Big Band

A quick note about some new charts we’ve finished working up for our next performances. Topping the list is a great arrangement of Mack the Knife by Australian big band leader and arranger Ed Wilson. The band has also finished working up Ella Fitzgerald’s version of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea and Glenn Miller’s…


SFBB Mourns the Loss of Bill Busche

Today we mourn the loss of our friend and band mate, Bill Busche. He passed peacefully this morning. The Stone Frigate Big Band was formed in 1995 and Bill was one of the band’s first members.  The band has grown and evolved over the past twenty years, but we have always valued the friendships we have…