Melba Big Band Presents – Swing Into Spring Ball - Sun 10 Sep 2023, 2:00PM AEDT

Gig Info

TIMES:
Doors 2.00PM
Showtime 3.00PM

TICKETS:
$35/25+bf Online
$40/$30 At The Door (if available)

Meba Big Band

17 PIECE ALL-GIRL BIG BAND

Melba Big Band are back at MEMO with their “Swing into Spring Ball” show this coming September! So swing into spring and step back in time with the 17 piece All Girl Big Band featuring vocalist KATRINA BUTTIGIEG.

There will be HOT playing, dancing, exciting solos, salubrious saxophones, trumpet fun, trombone joy, rhythmic excitement, and gorgeous ladies performing the best of the vintage big band era with a dash of the modern. Raise your vibration and join us for an uplifting afternoon of music.

Melba Big band was established in 2018 by Pianist Catherine Conner with five saxophones four trombones four trumpets and a three piece rhythm section as a vehicle for female musicians of all ages.  The band have played knock-out shows at The Jazz Lab , MEMO Music Hall, 303, Dizzys, Melbourne Bowling Club, St Kilda RSL, MOJO Big Band Sunset Festival , Castlemaine & Newport Jazz Festivals, now led by Tenor saxophonist Justine Jones, These ladies perform the best of the vintage big band era with a dash of the modern.

MELBA BIG BAND are;

DRUMS Sue Haylock
BASS Holly Brick
PIANO. Jude Russell
ALTO SAX . Fiona Burnett
ALTO SAX Jane McGann
TENOR SAX Justine Jones
TENOR SAX Melinda Mindum
BARITONE SAX Laura Baker Goldsmith
TRUMPET Jenny Stengards
TRUMPET Elsa Brissenden
TRUMPET Racheal Bean
TROMBONE Renee Limenidis
TROMBONE Susan Bradley
TROMBONE Sally Barkla
TROMBONE Heather Allan

JUSTINE JONES + MELBA BIG BAND WEBSITE

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