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Ian Bateman (Trombone)

Ian Bateman is currently standing in for John Bennett while John is having ongoing treatment for a minor cancer. Ian came to the attention of the public when he joined N.Y.J.O as a teenager and never looked back.Many fans of the late Acker Bilk's band will know Ian from there where he played for 11 years right up until Ackers passing. prior to that he performed with, among many others, Rod Mason, Terry Lightfoot, Pete Allen and The Pasadena Roof Orchestra. He also has his own band with his brother Alan called The Bateman Brothers Band and plays in the Back to Basie big band. 

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