Formed under the youthful direction of Alex Mendham, this 11-piece orchestra authentically performs period dance band music from the Art Deco era but with a modern energy that only comes from younger musicians.
The passion Alex Mendham & His Orchestra have for this music is what keeps them together. No corner is cut when it comes to authenticity and preserving the music of the time: from their vintage instruments to the pomade that slicks their hair, no detail is overlooked. Add to that their youthful enthusiasm and you have a unique combination that is wowing their growing band of fans and followers.
From its formation, the Orchestra has maintained an active working schedule: from entertaining patrons of The Dover Street Arts Club and audiences at the Royal Festival Hall, from London's St Pancras Station to the world famous Tower Ballroom in Blackpool; coupled with regular live broadcasts on BBC Radio.
Following a highly successful engagement for a New Year's Eve Ball at the Savoy Hotel in London, they have taken a residency spot at this prestigious venue, following in the footsteps of such hallowed 1920s and 30s dance band names as Carroll Gibbons and his Savoy Orpheans and the Savoy Havana Band.
You can dance to them, you can party, you can just sit back and listen. The Orchestra play for many audience types and have a rapidly growing fan base, especially of young followers.
Period dance band playing the music of the Art Deco era. Fans of 1920s and 30s music will delight in the authenticity of their performance.