Welcome to the RL Big Band page
"Rémy can really make a large ensemble sound unique by mixing tradition and his concept!" 9/2015, Michel Paré, Jazz Station Big Band Musical Director (Bruxelles, Belgium).
About the Big Band
Rémy Labbé Big Band started during Summer 2015 with RL Jazz Composition Senior Recital at Cafe 939 (Berklee - Boston). For his debut with large ensemble writing Rémy has worked under the guidance of mentors such as Ayn Inserto, Dick Lowell, and Franck Amsallem.
RL Big Band made it to the Top 2 in the Big Band Category of the 2016 "Made In NY Jazz" International Competition.
The first show at Cafe 939 on August 12th 2015 featuring guest singer Joanna Teters was a success! Here are two RL arrangements: a Ray Henderson composition called "It All Depends On You", and a ballad from Richard Whiting called "My Ideal". Band was composed of some of the finest young talents of the Boston and NYC scene: vocals: Joanna Teters. Reeds: Eitan Gofman, Michael Tomasiak, Andrew Denicola, Ben Nichols, Luis Garcia. Trombones: Dorsey Minns, Suzuko Hiro, Tim Shneier, Joe Ricard. Trumpets: Kai Sandoval, Noah Conrad, Cosimo Boni, Jonah Francese. Piano: Jimin Park. Upright Bass: Alexander Tóth. Drums: Anthony Tóth.