The Strictly Come Dancing Band

The Strictly Come Dancing Band

Dave Arch & His Orchestra

Synopsis

Dave Arch formed the band after becoming musical director on the 4th series of Strictly. Made up of top session players, the 14-piece move seamlessly from tango to Take That.

Biography

The Strictly Come Dancing Band, in its current incarnation, was formed by David Arch when he was asked to take over from the great Laurie Holloway, as Musical Director for series 4 of BBC’s hugely successful Strictly Come Dancing.

The current band are made up of some of Britain’s finest session musicians with collective CVs reading like a who’s who of the music business having worked with artists including Take That, Elton John, Joni Mitchell, Paul McCartney, Amy Winehouse, Frank Sinatra Ian Dury, Diana Ross, The Who, and Snow Patrol.

Noted as one of the best swing and ballroom bands around, the SCD Band play arrangements of songs from over fifty years of musical history from jazz to soul to versions of modern popular tracks.

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