Swingin' at the Savoy

Sunday 30 June 6.00pm

Swingin’ at the Savoy are delighted be bringing our jazz party back to the Ellington! This time we will be doing a sit-down, cabaret style show. We’ll be playing infectious jazz and swing music from the 1930’s and ’40’s from the likes of Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Louis Jordan, Fats Waller and many other greats, along with our own original songs.

Randa Khamis – Lead Vocals

Randa is an internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter who has released two singles and two albums worldwide on London label, Freestyle Records. Her music has been licensed to US television show, Skins and she is at times invited interstate and overseas to perform, including shows extensively across the UK, Spain and France. Most recently, she performed in the Brunswick music festival. Randa has supported Lionel Richie, singing to 12,000 people; Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings and The Cat Empire.

Sid Hennessy – Double Bass/Vocals

Sid has studied under the renowned double-bassist, Geoff Chalmers and has performed extensively in the UK, Japan and around Australia. He is also a singer and songwriter, playing to audiences of up to 11,000 people. Sid also plays double-bass in the gypsy jazz outfit, Voudou Zazou, Jamaican ska/calypso band, the Isolites and blues band, Dr. Charlie. He is regularly invited to recording sessions playing double-bass, electric bass and acoustic bass guitar, in a diverse range of musical genres.

Barnabas Courtauld – Drums

Barnabas has been captivating audiences his whole life. He studied jazz at WAAPA and has played in a number of bands of various genres. He has three years’ experience playing in the iconic Corner House Jazz Band in Perth and has played abroad in Europe and Asia.

Mark Wearing – Woodwinds/Vocals

Mark [AKA Mr.E.Mann] is a jack of all trades, with a penchant for woodwinds (saxophone/clarinet/ xaphoon) and keys (piano/accordion/melodica/keytar). A trained audio engineer both in studio and live sound, he composes for films, animations, games and performs with Voudou Zazou (gypsy jazz), Crow Jones (ritual rock) and Discordians (various genres).

Chris Dombrose – Guitar/Piano/Vocals

Chris Dombrose (ex WAAPA) is a multi-instrumentalist and singer. A versatile musician, he is equally comfortable playing guitar, piano, bass, accordion or Greek bouzouki and has performed in a wide variety of styles. This includes leading a Hendrix-esque guitar-driven rock trio; channelling Bob Dylan with solo acoustic guitar and harmonica; and playing bouzouki in a family trio sharing the music of Greek icon Vasilis Tsitsanis.

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