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Mitch Cuss

Mitch is a highly experienced trumpet player in studio, live broadcast and TV show work with experience both on stage and in the orchestra pit. Over the past 30 years as a professional player he has worked with various TV, radio and live West End productions including Starlight Express and South Pacific as well as recording for films. He has played alongside many personalities such as Lulu, Freddie Starr, The Three Degrees, Joe Dolan, Sharon Shannon, The Corrs and Brendan Bowyer.

Having travelled extensively, he has performed at most major venues throughout the world from The Royal Albert Hall to the Sydney Opera House. He has performed with the London Concert Chorus and the London Concert Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic and BBC Concert Orchestras, and even the US Navy 7th Fleet Big Band and 'The President's Own' US Marine Corps Big Band and the Staff Band of HM Royal Marines & CinC Fleet.

He has built his reputation as a big band player has toured the UK, USA, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan & Korea as well as the Persian Gulf. He loves playing all types of jazz but prefers to play big band, a genre in which he enjoys the challenge of high register playing. Influences include Maynard Ferguson, James Morrison, Chet Baker, Clark Terry and Clifford Brown, Tower of Power and Blood Sweat & Tears.

Mitch is an aspiring radio presenter and recently completed a course in broadcasting with a view to presenting a radio show (jazz of course) in order to inspire others to get the bug.