Unity Stompers - Isle of Wight Jazz Band

About Us

The Unity Stompers Jazz Band have been entertaining audiences on the Isle of Wight since 1960 and are firm favourites with locals and holidaymakers alike. They have backed many of the top names in British jazz including Humphrey Lyttleton, Digby Fairweather, Roy Williams, John Barnes, Terry Lightfoot, Dave Shepherd, Alan Elsdon and the late Rusty Taylor.

 

Youtube clip of the Unity Stompers 1992 performance on ITVs "Highway" Programme with Sir Harry Secombe.  The band was playing on the platform at Havenstreet Steam Railway on a cold January morning with the snow just starting to fall.  See it here the band starts at 3:50.


The current line-up is

Andy Norman:- Cornet, "Other Brass", Vocals, Leader.

Dave Bryant:- Trombone, Vocals.

John Swaffield:- Clarinet, Soprano, Alto and Tenor Saxes, Train Whistle.

Martin Dover:- Piano   Derek Tigg:- Banjo

Ben Bartram:- Bass     Terry Dickinson:- Drums

If you're thinking of booking the band why not take a look at our Tune list