The 8-Bit Big Band is proud to finally debut their first ever live performance at Sub Culture! Come enjoy your favorite Video Game Music fully orchestrated and performed live by a full sized big band and string section. Featuring special musical guests and accompanying video, it will be an evening filled with the magic of your favorite video game themes fully musically realized in this beautiful space.
Originally known for their YouTube videos, The 8-Bit Big Band is a 25 member Jazz/Pop orchestra that formed to celebrate the best musical themes written from video games from all consoles! The members of the 8-Bit Big Band come from all around the world, but most reside primarily in New York City, and are some of the most highly sought after musicians and performers, all gamers at heart!
The 8-Bit Big Band is conducted and arranged for by Charlie Rosen — a multi-instrumentalist composer, performer, arranger, music director, and producer from New York City whose music is represented on both TV and on Broadway stages. Some recent credits include — TV/Film: The Marvelous Ms. Maizel — Amazon (Track Production), The Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks — NBC (Arranger), The Presidents Show — Comedy Central (Composer) Maya and Marty – NBC (MD/Composer/ Arranger), Best Time Ever w/NPH — NBC (Orchestrations and Track Production), High Maintenance — HBO (Addl Music). Broadway: Be More Chill (Music Supervision/ Orchestrations), Prince of Broadway (Orchestrations), American Psycho (Assoc MD/Keys), The Visit (Guitar/Zither), Honeymoon in Vegas (Orchestrations), Cyrano de Bergerac (Composer), One Man Two Guvnors (Music Director, Bass), 13 The Musical (Guitars, Bass, Keys), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Assoc. MD, Bass). @CRosenMusic