About the band
Garden City Big Band
The Garden City Big Band was formed in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 1992 with the aim of promoting and performing the old and new styles of Big Band Music. Not only is the band recognised as the finest of its kind in the region, but also for featuring some of the best musicians in its line-up.
Musical Director Stu Buchanan
Mr. Stu Buchanan is well known for his musical abilities. Recognised as one of the foremost saxophone players in New Zealand, his experience as a player, composer, arranger and conductor is second to none. He has worked with many overseas artists including Nat Adderly and Shirley Bassie. Stu brings entertainment with flare to any occasion.
Be sure to check out our CD which contains some of the finest Big Band charts and includes two works by local composers and arrangers Stu Buchanan & Doug Caldwell . Check out our CD section for more details.
Your first choice for weddings & corporate events
The Garden City Big Band is a popular feature at weddings, anniversaries and corporate events in Christchurch and throughout the South Island. Be sure to check out our testimonials section. Use the contact form to contact us or call us on (03) 383 9030
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