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…


Swing in the New Year with the Stone Frigate Big Band

The Stone Frigate Big Band is delighted to be swinging in the New Year from the main ballroom at the Saskatoon Inn! We’ll hit the stage with four hours of great dance music from our extensive repertoire of classics from the Swing Era and the Great American Songbook, along with some Latin, contemporary and other dance favourites to add to the…


Something Sweet for the Stone Frigate Big Band

The Stone Frigate Big Band has just put the finishing touches on two sweet new tunes arranged by Australian big band leader Ed Wilson. We’ll be debuting How Sweet It Is and Sweet Home Chicago at a private function on December 14, but you’ll be able to hear us play them at our New Year’s Eve dance…


Stone Frigate Big Band Remembers

The Stone Frigate Big Band returns to Legion 63 in Saskatoon on Remembrance Day 2016 as part of the day’s events commemorating the valour and sacrifices of Canadian soldiers in conflicts around the world. We invite everyone to join us from 4:15 to 6:00 pm at Legion 63 on Spadina Crescent on November 11 for a tour…