Check out this revolving door of fine Australian talent...
As well as being the fearless team leader for Jazz Nouveau, Joseph is also the musical and artistic director for Contempree/Calderazzo Entertainment who deal with boutique shows and events, with the most successful being part of the 2006/2007/2008 and 2009 Music by Moonlight series at Sydney Olympic Park as well as the Whole lotta love show at the Enmore Theatre in Sept 2009/2010, Palais Melb and Burswood in Perth, and 'One of these nights' at the Lyric Theatre in Feb 2010.
Susannah is a professional singer who has performed extensively in Sydney and London, as well as Germany, Spain and throughout Asia. Her versatile, powerful vocal style has enabled her to work with many profile musicians.
Australian singer/songwriter. Credits include fronting and releasing an album with the Rogue Traders. Voice and face of Moustache's #1 hit 'Everywhere'.
Mindi has been singing since the age of five, was discovered on MySpace by founding Rogue Traders member James Ash and her entry into the group signifies the beginning of the third chapter in the band’s rich history.
Evelyn has a phenomenal aptitude to interpret jazz classics with authenticity and does so with joyous energy, conviction, a luscious tone and a sense of style and class that set her apart!
If you're a fan of the likes of Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan you are positively going to love Evelyn Duprai! Whether she's performing for an initmate crowd, or an audience of thousands, the verdict is always the same: Evelyn Duprai IS the real thing!
Natasha Stuart is one of Sydneys most sought after singers and has toured with the whos who of the Australian music scene including Tina Arena, Ricki-Lee Coulter, Richard Clapton, Jessica Mauboy, James Morrison, Paul Mac, Delta Goodrem and Deni Hines. Shes appeared on TV and award shows with some notable international such as Kelly Osbourne, UK Queen of Soul: Mica Paris.
Gary Holgate has been playing jazz bass in Sydney for the last three decades, and is a long-standing member of Kevin Hunt Trio, Bill Risby Trio and the bands of Joy Yates and Dave MacRae.
His passion for contemporary jazz music is balanced by a love of 20th century song. Singers such as Rhonda Burchmore, Grace Knight, and Jazz Nouveau have been a constant and welcome part of his working life.
"Nothing could have prepared me for this young pianist's spell-binding virtuosity"
BAY OF PLENTY TIMES, NZ
"Ford pens material which is immediately appealing"
THE NEW ZEALAND HERALD, NZ
"Charmaine Ford is one of New Zealand's most distinguished contemporary jazz pianists"
"One of New Zealand's true piano masters"
WELLINGTON INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL, NZ
"Charmaine Ford has established herself as one of New Zealand's most innovative and fearless voices in jazz"
TAURANGA INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL, NZ
"Charmaine Ford has sealed her reputation as one of New Zealand's leading jazz pianists"
CHRISTCHURCH INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL, NZ
"Charmaine Ford has a maturity of jazz expression that belies such youth. This is her debut album and it's a classic"
NZ MUSICIAN MAGAZINE, NZ
"A rising star of New Zealand jazz piano"
DOMINION POST, NZ
Dave acquired his own drumset when he was 11 and moved to Sydney at age 17 to study at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and pursue his dream of being a professional drummer. At age 18 he began working with the legendary Mike Nock Quartet and gained invaluable musical and professional insight by playing with the seasoned master.
Since winning second place in the National Jazz Awards at age 20, Dave has performed, toured and recorded music in the USA, UK, Japan, South East Asia and throughout Australia with a diverse range of some of the worlds best-known musical artists.