1920s Sydney jazz bands for weddings

When Greg Poppleton sings, he instantly conjures up the Roaring 1920s and Swinging 1930s before your very eyes.

The Bakelite Broadcasters are all swinging, specialist, world-touring vintage jazz musicians.

Regular 1920s jazz band at Slide's amazing Gin Mill Socials. Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters fill dance floors at vintage themed events. 1920s dancers also available. Enquire Now

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SYDNEY'S ONLY 1920s - 1930s SINGER

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SYDNEY'S TOP 1920s GREAT GATSBY BAND

"Captures the era's vocal style to perfection."
Kevin Jones 102.5FM Fine Music Magazine (former Jazz Critic, The Australian)

"Greg's natural knack: sounding exactly like a 1920s / 1930s singer,"
John Buchanan, Jazz Festival Producer

"Greg Poppleton sang all the top songs of the 1920s. There were many happy faces in the audience. Greg's interpretations, dancing, swaying, staring and facial gymnastics made the music all the more interesting and amusing."
Warren Fahey AM, music historian, record producer

"Filled with musical integrity. A unique perspective on the familiar."
Gerald H Beulah, JazzReview.com (U.S)

"Captures the essence of the swing years with uncanny accuracy. 5 Stars."
John Gilbert, eJazzNews.com (U.S)

"Greg nails the 1920s vocal stylings,"
Bill Lawson, Radio Adelaide

"Absolutely flooring. Greg Poppleton's music always hits the spot. So authentic."
Women's Vintage Radio (U.S)

"Just too fun to ignore!"
Cigars and Whisky CFBO Radio Canada

TOUR

SONG LIST (click to enlarge)

TESTIMONIALS

Sep 21

Glenaeon - 1920s Orchestra

Sep 28

Swing DJ Sydney Fringe Festival. 2SER event.

Oct 24

Gin Mill 1920s Social, Slide

Nov 9

Riverbend Restaurant

Nov 14

Gin Mill Social, Slide

Nov 15

Penrith RSL. 2pm. Free

Nov 16

Spring Into Jazz, St Leonards - 1920s Orchestra

Dec 6

Fairfield Museum

Dec 14

St George Leagues Club

Dec 20

Wedding - Surry Hills

Dec 28

Sydney Rowing Club Jazz

Feb 15

Jazz In The Pines, Dural


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Song list for Sydney 1920s 1930s wedding jazz band

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Sydney wedding band 1920s 1930s songs

WEDDINGS

"Out of 3 bands we had, you were without doubt the highlight for us. We've nearly worn your CD out playing it."
Kane and Nicole

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CORPORATE EVENTS

"Greg was excellent. The music was outstanding and, together with the Swing dancers, really made the night."
Joan Edwards OAM
President of Sydney CBD Rotary Club

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BIRTHDAY PARTIES

"Thank you so much for playing last night. So many people told me how fantastic the band was. I loved it."
Victoria, 30th Birthday

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PUBLIC SECTOR EVENTS

"Thank you for your wonderful music. So many people were dancing!"
Samantha Hagan, Sydney Living Museums, 1st Sydney Artists'Ball

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BAND SIZES

STAGE PLAN (click to enlarge)

PLAYED AT...

1920s Great Gatsby Bands

Duo

1920s singer, banjo

Trio

Duo +
sousaphone/trumpet

4-tet

Trio +
drums

5-tet

Quartet +
alto sax / clarinet

6-tet

Quintet +
trumpet / trombone

Orchestra

11-piece 1920s Dance Orchestra Visit website

1930s Swing Bands

Duo

1930s singer, guitar

Trio

Duo +
double bass

4-tet

Trio +
drums

5-tet

Quartet +
trumpet / trombone

6-tet

Quintet +
alto sax / clarinet

Stage plan for 1920s wedding band

BAND MEMBERS

1920s-30s Vocal Greg Poppleton

Trumpet | trombone

Al Davey, Geoff Power

Saxes | clarinet
Paul Furniss

Guitar | banjo
Grahame Conlon, Chuck Morgan

Sousaphone
Geoff Power

Double Bass
Darcy Wright

Drums
Lawrie Thompson, Adam Barnard

World-touring 1920s-30s musicians

Clubs: Slide (residency), Vanguard, Blue Note, Basement, Django Bar, Square Waffle, Canterbury and St George Leagues, Sydney Rowers, Redfern and Penrith RSLs
Jazz Festivals: Sunset Jazz Darwin, Glen Street Theatre, Dubbo, Merimbula
Jazz Clubs: Sydney, Penrith and Southern Cross Canberra
Festivals: Festival of Sydney 1997, Out and About, Kings Cross, The Rocks Aroma Festival, Canada Bay Tea Festival, Randwick Eco-Fair, Carnival of Cultures
Balls: Bledisloe Cup, Great Art Deco, First Sydney Masked Ball, VE Day GI Dance, Winter Ball, Ozwac Charity Ball
Anniversaries: Sydney Harbour Bridge 75th, Film Australia 60th, McDonald Performing Arts School 100th, S and U Club 101st, Royal Sydney Golf Club 120th
Awards: Eureka, BMLOT, NILWA, Kino Kabaret, ASMCA
Cinemas: Stage & Screen Bowral, Dendy Opera Quays, Edge Katoomba
Theatres: Seymour Centre, Riverside, Sutherland Entertainment Centre
Events: Young At Heart, Australia Day, Valentine's Day, Charleston Challenge Leura, Australia's Biggest Morning Tea, Government House
Launches: Movember, Museum of Sydney, Art Gallery of NSW, Object Gallery, Rose Bay Art Deco Promenade,
Museums: Powerhouse, Australian, Sydney, Susannah Pl, Fairfield, Hurstvile
Councils: Ashfield, Bankstown, Burwood, Canada Bay, Fairfield, Holroyd, Hurstville, Hunters Hill, Leichhardt, Marrickville, Parramatta, Strathfield, Sutherland, Waverley, Woollahra
TV: Monster House, Recipe To Riches
100s of weddings, corporates and parties

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