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2024 Newport JAZZ FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA

The BANDS

Adam Rudegeair Trio feat. Julie O'Hara

Jazz Fusion

Adam Rudegeair - Piano
Julie O'Hara - Vocals
Thom Mitchel - Drums
Haydn Murtagh - Bass

Ash Thompson Jazz Combo

Standards

Ashley Thompson - Vocals Malcolm Hornby - Piano
Ivan Sultanoff - Double Bass

Bop till ya drop

contemporary bop

Jeff Harris - Saxaphones
Chris Skepper - Trumpet
Lisette Payet - Piano
Roy Voogd - Guitar
Holly Brick - Bass
Mark Voogd - Drums

Cul De Sac

Standards

Ron Anderson - sax
Todd Sidney - piano
Vince Hopkins - guitar
Dave Taylor - double bass
Graham Morris - drums

Fiona Stewart Quartet

Jazz Standards plus originals

Fiona Stewart : Vocals
Mike Powell : Guitar
Ivan Sultanoff : Bass
Mark Evarts : Drums

Hot Five Jazz

Modern/Fusion Originals and standards

Keith Smith - Guitar
Graham White - Trumpet
Peter Cocklin - Bass
Brandon Appleby - Alto and Baritone Saxophone
Bob Mitchell - Drums

LazyBones Trombone Jazz Septet with Kirsty Cameron

Mainstream

Don Jordan - Trombone
Jonty Smith - Trombone
Brian Kemp - Trombone
Evan Schoo - Trombone
Catherine Connor - Piano
James Lockwood - Bass
Marek Podstawek - Drums
Kirsty Cameron - Vocals

Little Holiday

Jazz swing, Latin & Blues

Jane Little, Vocals & percussion
Roy Voogd, guitar
Doug Scott-Maxwell, piano
Mark Voogd, drums
Mark Dipnall, clarinet & Sax
Simon O’Neil, trumpet
Michael Currie, bass

Melbourne Tramways Big Band

Swing, Jazz Rock, Standards, Latin, Male and Female Vocals.

Mark Dipnall Alto Sax 1
Oscar Blake Alto Sax
Keith Hughes Tenor Sax 1
Sally Haworth Tenor Sax 2
Michael Danne Baritone Sax
Nick Chiselett Trombone
Noel Cogan Trombone 2
David Wheeler Trombone 3
Don Taylor Bass Trombone
Jack Taylor Trumpet 1
Bryan Barrass Trumpet 2
Julia Marchingo Trumpet 3
Riley Daniels Trumpet
Sean O'Sullivan Bass Guitar
Steve Haggar Guitar
Brian Czempinski Drums
Nicholas Gold Vocals
Sonia Markvan Vocals
Peter Garam Keyboards
Nanci Taylor Publicity

Newport Gypsy Djangos

Gypsy Swing

Michael Stewart Steve Martin Neville Broatch Neil Brydges Chris Luxmore Galle Horsley Jean Leibel Greg Leibel 4 guitars bass 2 clarinet vocals violin

Ron Anderson Trio

Modern

Ron Anderson - piano
Eiji Takemoto - double bass
Graham Morris - drums

Sala's Jazz Salad

Standards

Sala Kord : Drums
Stan Malton : Tenor Sax
Jim Swanston : Electric Guitar
Adam Fforde : Bass
Jon Boggy : Piano

Snazz Jazz

Mainstream

Mike Zutenis - Bass Guitar, Tim Nelson - Piano, Maurice Victor - Guitar, David Hardy - Trumpet/Trombone, Larry Kean - Drums, Annie Smith - Vocals, Heather Bloom - Vocals (Annie and Heather would be in different sets)

The Early Birds

Standards from the Bebop and Post Bop period

Mihoko Abe - Tenor Saxophone
Ben Hooper - Piano
Neal Landry - Drums
James Lockwood - Double Bass

Visionary-Steel

Contemporary Jazz

Emma Sydney-Vocals
Peter McNeill-All Things Brass
Basil Rizopoulos-Trombone
Monty Price-Guitar
James Kelana-Bass
Jim Tamvakologos-Drums
Stephen Sanders-A/V Engineer
Martin Case - Saxophones, Keyboards, West African Percussion

Aneta & Friends

Jazz classics interweaved with a little soul and R&B.

Aneta Graham - Vocals
Ted Woollan - Keys
Martin Clifton - Drums
Martin Case - Saxaphone
Andy Moon - Bass

Big Band Frequency

Swing, funk, Latin... An assortment of big band classics and modern hits

Julia Sandel - Vocals
Marco Epifano - Alto sax
Stephanie Mulder - Alto sax
Nicolaas Schroder - Tenor sax
Aaron Searle - Tenor sax
Jared Harford - Baritone sax
TBD - Trumpet
Peter Oliver - Trumpet
Phil Day - Trumpet
Jenny Bylund - Trumpet
Luc Weiner - Trombone
Jonty Smith - Trombone
Richard Clark - Trombone
Casey Thomsen - Bass trombone
Julio Acebron - Guitar
Rob Pallot - Piano
Bridget Fitzpatrick - Bass
Mitch Moon - Drums
Stephen Caruana - Percussion

Christine Manetta & The Culture Combo

Mainstream Jazz/Blues

Christine Manetta - Vocals
Adam Rudegeair - Piano
James Kuzich - Bass
Lee Jones - Guitar
Aaron Searle - Saxaphone
Huich Goh - Violin
Bruce Maddigan - Drums

Debra La Velle & Friends

1930's -50's Swing/Blues/Latin Jazz Standards & original compositions

Debra La Velle - vocals
Bettina Blackburn - backing vocals (guest)
Lindsay Flint - reeds
Shane Ryall - guitar
Stephen Blackburn - keyboard
Johnny O'Hagan - Dble Bass

Gumbo Incident

Trad / Vaudaville

Dario Ogrin - alto sax & clarinet
Alastair Carr - banjo & resonator guitar
Mark Zerafa- tuba

Jane Little Quintet

Swung & Latin

Jane Little, Vocals
Mark Voogd, Drums
Michael Currie, Bass
Roy Voogd, Guitar
Doug Scott-Maxwell, Piano

Lee Jones Trio

Choice American songbook standards, jazz-rock, blues

Lee Jones - Guitar
James Lockwood - Bass
Hannes Lackmann - Drums

Mango Juice

Latin/Jazz

Alex Gajili - Piano
Lindsay Guillemain - Drums
Jerome Jansz - Bass
John Calamatta - Tenor Sax
Sandra de Reland - Vocals

Mike Hirsch Quartet

Contemporary

Mike Hirsch -Drums / Vocals
Tim Mc Laren -Guitar
Eiji Takemoto - Double Bass
Mihoko Abe -Tenor Sax

Queens of the West

Vocal harmonies on Ballads, Standards, some originals and a smattering of R&B

Laurie Savage, Saxes
Clive Bourne, Double Bass
Nicholas Albanis, Guitar
Sala Kord, Drums,
Gaelle Horsley, Vocals
Megan Slattery, Vocals
Stepanie Payne, Vocals

Royal Australian Navy Jazz Band

Big Band

Sarah Maclaine's Jazz 'n' Champagne

Mainstream

Sarah Maclaine - Vocals
Todd Sidney - Piano
Ron Anderson - Sax/flute
David Taylor - Double Bass
Lachlan Wallace - Drums

Steamboat Whistlers

Trad

Dario Ogrin - alto sax & clarinet
Renee Limenidis- trombone
James Wisnesky - trumpet
Alastair Carr - banjo & resonator guitar
Richard Opat- washboard & traps
Mark Zerafa- sousaphone

The Paradiso Connection

Modern Jazz, Latin, swing, jazz fusion

Debbie Woodroffe - Vocal
Fermin Navascués - Guitar
Laurie Savage - Sax
Lucas Wilson Harrison - Trumpet
Gavin Assauw - Bass
Malcolm Abbott - Drums

Yuko Onishi Quintet

Standards

Yuko Onishi (Vocals)
Brae Grimes (Trumpet)
Ben Hooper (Piano)
Andy Moon (Double Bass)
Lachlan Wallace (Drums)

Anita Harris and the Swingaroos

Standards

Anita Harris - Vocals
Ron Anderson - Reeds
Steve Temple - Trumpet
Kim Harris - Piano
David Taylor - Bass
Alan Richards - Drums

Bob Sedergreen & Friends

Progressive Jazz

Bob Sedergreen - Piano
Kellie Santin - Saxaphone
Ian Dixon - Trumpet
Mark Voogd - Drums
Hayden Murtagh - Double Bass

Crescent

French Jazz

Will Jones - Trombone
Meg Pearson - Vocals
Jack Marken - Guitar
Harsha Rajkumar - Bass
Patrick Skarajew - Drums

Double Take Jazz Band

Standards

Annie Smith - Vocals
Alan Clayton - Guitar
George Condos - Guitar
Don Gula - Bass

Hijaz Dreams

Jazz Fusion

Michael Currie - Bass
Yousef Alreemawi - Piano

JazzSundae

Modern Jazz

Mike Levi - Drums
Pat Lajoie - Guitar
Nelson Vingta - Hammond Organ
Chuck Probert - Trumpet
Kirsty Cameron - Vocals

Leena Salim Quartet

Jazz

Leena Salim - Vocals
Ted Woollan - Keys
Andy Moon - Double Bass
Lee Jones - Guitar

Melba big Band

Big Band

DRUMS. Sue Haylock
BASS Christine Prattico/ Holly Brick
PIANO Catherine Connor
ALTO 1 Fiona Burnett +2
ALTO 2. Jane Mc Gann
TENOR 1. Justine Jones
TENOR 2. Melinda Mindum
BARITONE. Laura Baker Goldsmith
TRUMPET 1 Jenny Stengards
TRUMPET 2. Racheal Bean
TRUMPET 3. Sue Cook
TRUMPET 4 Elsa Brissenden
TROMBONE 1 Renee Limenidis
TROMBONE 2 Heather Allen
TROMBONE 3 Michelle Dodkins / Sally Barkla
TROMBONE 4 Sue Bradley
VOCAL Anna Struth

Nadira and Friends (Trio)

Standards, Straight ahead, Swing, The Great American Songbook aka Show tunes

Nadira - Vocals
Michael Panton - Guitar
Stephanie Bell - Double bass (Fri session)
Antony Sutherland - Trumpet/Flugelhorn (Sat session)

Roger Clark Quartet

Hip

Roger Clark - Saxaphone
Ben Hooper - Piano
Doug Kuhn - Bass
Larry Kean - Drums

Ruby's Rogues

Standards

Ruby Knight - vox
Malcolm Hornby - keys
Graham White - tpt
Steve Martin - double bass
Malcolm Abbot - drums

Shirazz

Traditional Jazz

Matt Dixon - Trombone, Vocals
Adrian De Fanti - Clarinet, Sax
Miles Izzo - Trumpet
Stephanie Bell - Double Bass
Bruce McIntyre - Drums
Will Purcell - Banjo

The 7.30 Report (Jazz in Cool Places)

Standards

Adam Fforde - fretless electric bass
Wayne Albury - tenor
Rob George - drums
Ben Hooper - keys

The Romans

Fusion, Groove, Latin, Originals

Angelo Montalti (Keys, Composer)
Ivan Rosa (Bass)
Robbie Xuereb (Gtr)
Lachlan Wallace (Drums)

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