Launching MOLLY GEORGIA & THE PROHIBITION performing her tribute to Bessie Smith the original goddess of the blues. The amazing THE CAIRO CLUB ORCHESTRA performing music in The Miss Fisher Manner with their authentic sounds of 20s & 30s music and featuring Dexter Danbe Montgomery Brown. All topped off with Australia’s young turks of jazz wildness JAZZ PARTY headlining the night.
Wear the furs, Drink the Gin and Bourbon dance the Charleston and do it all nice and bad….see you at….THE MEMO SPEAKEASY GALA BALL.
Well-dressed jazz punks with a passion for classic and neo soul, Jazz Party play RnB inspired tunes with a contemporary bent. With Darcy McNulty’s wailing saxophone leading the horns section, the silver-tongued backing vocals by the jazzboys form the perfect backdrop to the almighty roar of lead lady and soul diva Loretta Miller. This is Jazz Party. JAZZ PARTY WEBSITE
CAIRO CLUB ORCHESTRA presents MUSIC IN THE MISS FISHER MANNER
The Cairo Club Orchestra lives fully in the present day. The Band Members have Smartphones and Facebook pages. But their bright spirited Music takes us back to the glory days of the 1920s and 1930s.
To smoky Nightclubs where slim women danced all night with handsome young men.
Their Music- Elegant, Hot, Raucous, and funky-is no dead museum of days gone by. Rather, it is a smooth- running time machine that takes us back to a world where people knew how to live fully and exuberantly. The spirits of Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, and a thousand other Musicians are smiling because of Peter Milley and his Swinging friends. CAIRO CLUB ORCHESTRA WEBSITE
MOLLY & THE PROHIBITION
Molly and the Prohibition is the creative friendship Between John McAll and Molly Georgia. Molly and John first met while John was doing a music workshop at Mollys School. Immediately stunned by her talent he asked her to sing at his CD launch for Black Money. Apart for a few years, Molly finishing her education, they got back together January this year with the idea of the Bessie Smith show.
John is well known for his contribution to groups such as the Black Sorrows and the Peaceniks as well as theatre productions such as At Last and Shanghai Mimi.
In this incarnation, they take on the Backbeat and raw power of Bessie Smith and her wild legacy and reimagine some of her barrelhouse world.
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