ROSS MITCHELL IN PROFILE

Leaving school at 15 and joining The Nat Allan Band at The Palais in Ilford, London as a drummer Ross played at many of the Mecca dance halls all over the UK doing many TV and Radio broadcasts.  Leaving Nat Allan after a year he joined The Sid Phillips Band (famous for their Dixieland Style) and remained there for two years, again doing many broadcast and UK tours,

ROSS MITCHELL formed his own trio at the age of eighteen and during the next twenty five years worked in many British dance halls with the band steadily increasing in size.  Ross recorded for EMI and Vogue recording Companies with three of his groups namely 'The Nocturnes' , 'The Track'. and 'Crème Caramel'.

Ross Mitchell, His Band And Singers developed thirty years ago when the band started to get involved with the Ballroom dancing Industry.  They made three records for the Dansan recording company, many of these tracks are still available on a re-recording called 'Rainbow Collection' issued in 1989 on the Dance and Listen label.


Ross and his band play for the majority of Major Championships in the U.K. and travel world wide to Australia, America, China, Canada, Hong Kong, Russia  and Europe providing their brand of music for Dance Competitions, Shows and Grand Gala Balls.
He has been presented with many awards connected with ballroom dancing including two Carl-Alan Awards, two Classique de Danse Awards and at the occasion of the Star Ball in January 1998 the Ballroom Dancers  Federation presented him with the highly acclaimed B.D.F. Music Award.
When not involved with the dance world the band performs for many private parties, weddings and corporate functions.

Ross Mitchell with his wife Cindy also manage and control Dance And Listen Limited supplying Ballroom Dance music on Compact Disc to dancers in over fifty five countries.

MORE ABOUT TRAVEL etc

Ross Mitchell, His Band and Singers for over 35 years have travelled World wide during this time playing for Dance Competitions and Grand Balls in Russia, Canada, China, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, France, Italy, Denmark, America. The Ross Mitchell Band and Ross Mitchell's Dance and Listen Orchestra play annually for the two foremost Dance Competitions in the UK namely The International Championships at the Royal Albert Hall in October and the United Kingdom Open Championships at The Bournemouth International Centre UK (3 day event) in January

Ross Mitchell His Band And Singers
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