Festival Bands

The Festival Line up –

Andy Firth Quartet with Rebecca Mendoza vocal- includes Goodman/Holiday Session.
Adam Miller- Master jazz guitarist
Adam Miller/Jacob Neale Duo- Guitar/piano.
Al Davey Jazz Band.
Bella Voce Quartet – acapella jazz and blues.
Brett Iggulden’s Emotional Baggage Handlers-Red hot jazz
Bridge City Quartet – Traditional Jazz
Bob Henderson, Jazz Icon and his Trad Jazz Band.
Chasing the Moon – Gypsy Jazz- Django Reinhardt/Stephane Grappelli style. Kathy Bluff, vocal.
Djangologists – Music inspired by Django Reinhardt with their own twist
Eric Gibbons- New Orleans Jazz Band and Trio
Fine, Sweet, Tasty – Melbourne  small group swing band – Sandra Talty, vocal.
Fish Fry -Jump, Jive jazz with Justin Collins vocal.
Flying High – Mainstream piano/bass/vocal trio. Sheriden Nelson, vocal.
Frenchman Street Jazz Band- Old Style New Orleans jazz
Geoff Power Jazz Band – New Orleans jazz, blues and gospel.
George Washingmachine Quintet – Kate Wadey vocal.
Half Nelson – 1920s jazz and blues. Sheriden Nelson, vocal.
Jack Wiard Trio- trad style clarinet, bass, piano
Jason Downes –  Great Melbourne reeds muso and his Trio
Joe Ruberto/Andy Firth Duo- jazz piano/clarinet.
Jugalug String Band – pre-western swing- in the style of string and jug bands of the 20s/30s.
Jules Boult and the Redeemers – boogie woogie, gospel, stride and blues.
Lee Gunness- One of Australia’s best – Gospel jazz and blues vocalists.
Licorice Allsorts – 3 Clarinet front line trad jazz
Leo Larratt Quintet – a mix of soulful standards and bebop inspired tunes
Maryville Jazz Band – Traditional New Orleans
New Orleans French Quarter Festival 2018 Oz Jazz Band
New Wobbly Boot Jazz and Blues Band- eclectic mix of trad to contemporary.
Nova Swing- Andy Firth acclaimed clarinettist. Julie Wilson Vocal.
Olde Golde Trio-  a bit of everything to make you smile
Paul Furniss Trio-  jazz clarinet, piano, string bass.
Peter Buckland Quartet:  clarinet, keyboard, bass, banjo
Queen Porter Stomp – Swamp jazz and Blues.
Rehab Brass Band-New Orleans 2nd line jazz to funk.
Sancha and the Blue Gypsies – gypsy swing quartet. Sancha Prowse vocal.
Steph Russell Quintet- a ‘Stephified’ brew of future soul, funk and contemporary jazz.
Steve Jewell – Jazz Piano
Swing Company- Swinging jazz for dancing. Renee de Ville, vocal.
Tailgate Jam – New Orleans style jazz
Terence Koo Trio – Swing and mainstream
Terence Koo Piano with Anna Rys, vocal
‘Tramp Steamer Tramp’ Jazz Cabaret – Smokin’ Chops Quintet with Su Morley
Zulu Kings and Queens- unique trad jazz septet.

Orchestras and Big Bands

Andrew Nolte Orchestra- Melbourne’s premier Jazz- Age dance orchestra
Lady be Good- Dungeon Big Band Plays Gershwin – Heather Price, vocal.
Hunter School of Performing Arts Stage Band
Newcastle Conservatorium Jazz Orchestra
Geoff Power’s Great Gatsby Jazz orchestra