Alison Bryant Quartet
Greg Bird (vocalist), Jamie Nuss (percussion), Mark Nuss (drums), Alison Bryant (keyboard), Dylan Green (bass), Camillo Lanzafame (bass), James Mullis (saxophone)
The Alison Bryant Sextet is a regular performer at the Jazz Club in this format.
Aperitif Jazz Ensemble
Paul Hendon is an electronics engineer who plays jazz clarinet as a hobby. Tutored at high school by one of the forefathers of Australian jazz, Ade Monsborough, Paul’s forte is music from the swing era, along with trad. jazz.
His influences include Benny Goodman, Pete Fountain, Kenny Davern, Eddie Daniels and Andrew Firth. In 1993, he spent a year in Toronto, Canada where he joined the Silver Leaf Jazz Band. More recently he has enjoyed the opportunity to play at local gigs with some of Australia’s premiere musicians including Janet Seidel, Bob Barnard, George Golla, Kevin Hunt, Don Burrows and the late Tom Baker, as well as with visiting international artists like the Milano Jazz Gang (Italy) and Jim Cullum Jr. (USA). He has performed for many years at the prestigious Noosa Jazz Festival, as well as at various Jazz Clubs around South East Queensland. Paul is a life member of the Toowoomba Jazz Society.
Connect The Dots
Pat Harrington (saxophones/clarinet), Michael Stemmler (trumpet/flugel horn), Ian Craig(trombone) with a rhythm section of Frank Earley (banjo/guitar), Bill White (drums) and Mark Chalmers (bass).
With the unique ability to adapt many different vocal styles, Canadian pop/contemporary and jazz vocalist Signy Arnason offers a wide range of musical styles to satisfy the taste of any listener.
Upon graduating from the jazz music program at Grant MacEwan University in Alberta, Canada in 2003, Signy has gone on to perform with some of the top jazz musicians in central Canada including Ron Halldorson, Steve Kirby and Sigmar Martin. Before immigrating to Australia, she fronted the jazz trio ‘The Funky Pickles’ who performed at many jazz venues and events across Manitoba, Canada including ‘Jazz on the Rooftop’ and ‘The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba’.
Jim Miller Big Band
Jim Miller (1926 -2012) joined the RAAF towards the end of the Second World War, a period when big bands were a large part of the popular music scene. He began collecting musical arrangements and mastered various instruments including the saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, trombone and string bass.
The Stephen Henry Quartet
Stephen Henry grew up listening to the music of yesteryear and fell in love with the saxophone. His love of singing and playing sax has taken him all over the globe playing in all kinds of venues.
Onya Bike Jazz Band
Windy City Jazzmen
Windy City is a 5 piece band presenting first class music for your special occasion. The group is versatile, professional and entertaining and plays many styles of music including soft music, mainstream and traditional jazz, Latin, ballads, rock and if required old-time.