Introducing THE MELBA BIG BAND, formed just over a year ago, this 16 piece all womens big band play the best of the vintage big band era (and a dash of the modern) with an energy like no other. The Melba Big Band will be bringing their big band goodness to MEMO music hall for a night to remember.
Produced by St Kilda’s very own JUSTINE JONES
and established in 2018 with 5 saxophones, 4 trombones, 4 Trumpets and a killer rhythm section, THE MEBLA BIG BAND
have played sellout shows at The Jazz Lab, 303, Dizzys, and Castlemaine and Mordialloc Festivals. Performing Big Band favourites such as L.O.V.E, Almost Like being in love , Basically Blues, Jive at Five, and Tequila, as well as the music of Count Basie, Neal Hefti, Chuck Rio, Bernie McGann, Gershwin and more, everyone is sure to find something to get their toes tapping!
Musical Director – Emily Brice
Vocalist – Katrina Buttigeig
Tenor Sax – Justine Jones
Alto Sax – Radha Claridge
Flute/Alto Sax – Jane Mc Gann
Trombone – Nikola Shaw
Trumpet – Carmen Robinson
Trumpet – Jenny Stengards
Drums – Glenn Roche
The show is produced by JJAS (Justine Jones Artistic Services)