Freddie Mizzi is a renowned clarinettist and one of Malta's leading band leaders. Freddie Mizzi was a member of the World Symphony Orchestra in 1971 at Carniege Hall, New York. He formed The Freddie Mizzi Big Band in 1958 and gave its premier performance in October of the same year on the occasion of the British Forces Grand Ball held at the Vernon Club, Valletta. Since then, the Band performed on special occasions on the Island, including the visit to Malta by H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh. The Band also played on numerous occasions at San Anton Palace, the official residence of the President of Malta. For a number of years The Freddie Mizzi Big Band was also the resident band at the Corinthia Palace Hotel and the Phoenicia Hotel.
The Freddie Mizzi Big Band is made up of seventeen top class musicians and its wide international repertoire includes music of great composers such as Glenn Miller, George Gershwin, F. Chopin, J.S. Bach, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Earle Hagen, Harry James, Jerome Kern, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Freddie Mercury, Barry White and many other famous composers.