The Big Smoke Family is a collective led by drummer Roy Pfeffer. The band draw from the spirit of New Orleans funk & Mardi Gras Indians, infusing their driving horn lines with heavy beats and live scratching.



Their sound is unique and their groove infectious.


With credits that include Dr. John, Maceo Parker, Zigaboo, Courtney Pine and Joss Stone The Big Smoke are some of the UK’s funkiest musicians.


"Great job fellas!" Galactic "Wow! Keep doing what you're doing!" ... Johnny Vidacovich "Always a great night!" Ronnie Scott's Jazz club