“Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcastersmake me want to slip on my two-tones, tie up my bow tie and meet my honey on the dance floor,” David Byrne, Atlanta, Ga.
Sydney jazz band, Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters is a purely Roaring 1920s Speakeasy Jazz Band and 1930s Swing Trio - Sextet. They have a DNA recovered from the very bones of smoking, catchy, 1920s Great Gatsby pop and 1930s Hollywood swing.
At the forefront is the undeniably authentic and unique Jazz Age vocal style of Greg Poppleton.
“Greg has captured the 1920s vocal style to perfection,” Kevin Jones, 102.5FM Fine Music Sydney, former jazz critic for The Australian.
"Captures the essence of the 1930s swing years with uncanny accuracy,"eJazzNews.com (USA).
“We must say, Greg Poppleton's music always hits the spot - so authentic sounding!”Women's Vintage Radio. KMRN Radio, Gillespie Network (USA).
What can you expect at a Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters show?
“Greg Poppleton sang all the top songs of the 1920s. There were many happy faces in the audience and Greg's interpretations, including dancing, swaying, staring and facial gymnastics made the music all the more interesting and amusing.” Warren Fahey AM, folk musician, record producer and music historian
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters’ latest 1920s jazz album, ‘Doin’ The Charleston’ was played for a whole hour on commercial radio by ‘The Fifth Beatle’, Bob Rogers. It was Album of the Week on ArtSoundFM Canberra and 5MBS Adelaide.
Their new swing album 'Sweet Sue' is now available for download on Bandcamp
"Just too fun to ignore!"
Yanick Theriault, CFBO Radio (Canada)
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