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Straight Ahead plays 'BIG' with Courtney Murphy
Sunday 07 April 6.00pm
Straight Ahead is excited to be back at The Ellington and to invite the renowned and soulful Perth singer Courtney Murphy as their special guest for the evening! Courtney will be singing tracks from his first solo album “BIG”, especially expanded into the big band format for tonight’s performance plus a few other surprises along the way. Also featured will be the exciting and always swingin’ vocals of Victoria Newton and Mark Underwood culminating in a vocal trio jam session at the end of the night! Of course then there’s everyone else up on the Ellington stage, eighteen of the finest jazz musicians and soloists in town! Book early for a very BIG night of swing, bebop, blues and funky good times!
Straight Ahead – The Big Band personnel -
Saxes – Paul Millard (MD), Grant Rickman, Brad Swope, Jeremy Trezona, Lee Buddle.
Trumpets – Mark Underwood, Benn Hodgkin, Adrian Kelly, Rob Bresland
Trombones – Blake Phillips, Catherine Noblet, Anthony Dodos, Bill McAllister
Piano – Mike Nelson
Guitar – Ray Walker
Bass – Shane Pooley
Drums – Michael Pigneguy
Vocalists – Victoria Newton, Mark Underwood
Guest Vocal – Courtney Murphy