Introducing The Louis Rebeiro Quartet. Immerse yourself in an unforgettable night of Jazz and Blues.
Led by the talented multi instrumentalist 18 year old Louis Rebeiro, this quartet brings together a group of exceptional musicians. Grammy award-winning Lucky Oceans, the amazing Dijon Summers and the outstanding Ric Eastman.
Playing the music of such Jazz and Blues greats as Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus Horris Silver, Art Blakey, Memphis Slim, T Bone Walker and may more.
Louis Rebeiro – Piano, Guitar, Saxaphone & Vocals
Lucky Oceans – Pedal Steel Guitar
Ric Eastman – Drums
Dijon Summers – Double Bass
Don’t miss the opportunity to witness the brilliance of The Louis Rebeiro Quartet It’s an experience that will leave you craving more and reaffirming your love for the timeless art form that is Jazz and Blues.
Louis Rebeiro is an 18-year-old multi-instrumentalist who has already made a significant impact in the music world. His talent and dedication have been recognized on multiple platforms, including his appearance on Little Big Shots with Shane Jacobson and his outstanding achievements such as winning 2 gold medals for Australia in The World Championship of Performing Arts held in Los Angeles.
Louis has showcased his musical prowess in various venues in Los Angeles, Memphis, Italy and Australia where he had the opportunity to jam with acclaimed artists such as Ellis Hall (of Tower of Power), Larry Mitchell, and Michele D Toro. Additionally, he had the honor of performing on The Italian Good Morning Show alongside Italian Superstar Al Bano.
Continuing to build on his success, Louis remains an active performer, collaborating with some of Australia’s top musicians and continues to perform with his own bands at various venues and festivals. Alongside his performances, he is dedicated to furthering his musical education demonstrating his ongoing commitment to pursuing his passion for music.”
Lucky Oceans is a pedal steel guitarist who co-founded premier Western Swing group Asleep at the Wheel, Rolling Stone’s ‘Country Western Band of the Year’ in 1977. He has won two Grammy Awards and has been nominated for 8, the last one in 2023. As presenter of the Daily Planet on Radio National for 21 years Lucky became a central figure in Australian cultural life. He has played with Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris, Merle Haggard and Jerry Lee Lewis. Lucky writes music for theatre, film and television and presented the ABC TV Series ‘The Planet.’ With his vast knowledge of music and daredevil improvisatory spirit he masterfully mixes multiple musical styles with startling immediacy. The Village Voice called his album ‘Secret Steel’ ‘A head-spinning, genre-dissolving album. ’ His 2019 album ‘Purple Sky’ featuring Paul Kelly and Kasey Chambers was nominated for an ARIA award. He is Musical Director for Songs for Freedom, a nationally touring show originating in WA’s Pilbara region.
Ric Eastman can be heard on recordings by artists such as Hank Marvin, Dave Hole, John Meyer, John Bennet ,Natalie Gillespie, Mia Milan, Ronnie Rae Rivers, Ted McKenna, Hip Mo Toast, Desert Child, ABC DIG, Guy Ghouse and Gina Williams, Errol H Tout, Sean Cartoon, Adam Hall, Al Lyford, Brett Hardwick, Gerard Maunick, Merv Pinny, Adrian Kelly, Don Gomes, The Lathams, Gavin Brown, Nathan Gaunt, Straight Ahead Big Band and dual Grammy Award winning Pedal Steelist Lucky Oceans.�Ric has toured nationally and internationally with artists such as Demis Roussoss, Dave Hole, The Supremes, John Meyer, Queen-a Rock and Symphonic Spectacular, Natalie Gillespie, The Zydecats,.�As a freelance player, Ric has performed with artists such as Thelma Houston, Lee Konitz , Melonie Daniels, Tom Burlinson, Melinda Schneider, Ernie Watts ,Tex Perkins and Tim Rogers, Ben Lee, Hamilton Loomis, Chris Cain, Jack Jones, Carter and Carter, Mal Eastick, Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges and numerous soundtracks and jingles. Ric has performed with the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra, Perth Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Ric has been a featured performer at Australia’s Ultimate Drummers Weekend, DrumScene Live, featured soloist with Defying Gravity,
Clinician for the Percussive Arts society, columnist for DrumScene Magazine, and has performed clinics in Australia and the Philippines.
Ric has performed in the internationally staged musicals Disney’s Frozen, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Disney’s Aladdin, The Book of Mormon, Mamma Mia, Oh What a Night as well as the PIAF premier Waltzing the Wilarra and Panawathi Girl
Dijon Summers, an experienced double bassist with an extensive career in Perth’s music scene, is renowned for his expertise in Jazz. As a regular performer at the iconic Jazz Cellar, Dijon has become a prominent figure, entertaining audiences with his weekly performances. Beyond the stage, he is revered as a Jazz Specialist educator, dedicating himself to nurturing the talents of young musicians. His commitment to enhancing the global culture of music performance through education has earned him high regard in the music community, making him not just a performer but a mentor to the emerging generation of Jazz enthusiasts.