1920s Sydney jazz band weddings, parties, corporate events

With over 220, 000 YouTube Views, Greg Poppleton proves beyond doubt that his 1920s-30s swing, true to the hot jazz cradle from which he's sprung, has a rip, rock and zip that's 21st century.

Mr Poppleton's total authenticity, extensive vocal range and high swingin' combo will hold you enthralled from the first flip of his cartoon eyelids.

He's the King of Frantica Antica. He's Al Bowlly meets Cab Calloway meets Turk Murphy. Greg Poppleton is the most listened to 1920s-30s singer and band today. BOOK NOW

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1920s Jazz Band, The Rocks, Sydney, Week 2

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1920s Sydney Jazz Band, The Rocks, Week 1

"Captures the era's vocal style to perfection."
Kevin Jones 102.5 FM 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."
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"Just too fun to ignore!"
Cigars and Whisky CFBO Radio Canada


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Jan 30

Swing DJ 2SER 35 DJs in 35 Hours Radio Marathon. Phantom Dancer 9 - 10am

Feb 7

Great Art Deco Ball Carrington Hotel Katoomba

Feb 15

Jazz At The Pines, Dural

Feb 20

1920s Gin Mill Social,
Slide Cabaret More

Feb 28

Penrith RSL 2pm Free

Mar 17

Tea Dance, Mosman 4pm

Mar 20

1920s Gin Mill Social,
Slide Cabaret More

Apr 5

Sunday Jazz
Cronulla RSL 12:30pm

Apr 24

1920s Gin Mill Social,
Slide Cabaret More

May 22

1920s Gin Mill Social,
Slide Cabaret More

Jun 19

1920s Gin Mill Social,
Slide Cabaret More

Jul 17

1920s Gin Mill Social,
Slide Cabaret More

Jul 19

Jazz On The Deck,
Sydney Rowers Club, Abbotsford 3pm

Oct 11

Jazz On The Deck,
Sydney Rowers Club, Abbotsford 3pm

Dec 20

Jazz On The Deck,
Sydney Rowers Club, Abbotsford 3pm


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"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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"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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"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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"Thank you for your wonderful music. So many people were dancing!"
Samantha Hagan, Sydney Living Museums, 1st Sydney Artists'Ball
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1930s singer + guitar +
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1930s singer + guitar +
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trumpet doubling trombone


1930s singer + guitar +
double bass + drums +
trumpet doubling trombone + saxophone doubling clarinet

Stage plan for Sydney 1920s 1930s wedding jazz band


1920s-30s Vocal GregPoppleton

Trumpet | trombone

Al Davey, Geoff Power

Saxes | clarinet
Paul Furniss

Guitar | banjo
Grahame Conlon, Chuck Morgan

Geoff Power

Double Bass
Darcy Wright

Lawrie Thompson, Adam Barnard

World-touring 1920s-30s musicians

Clubs: Gin Mill Social Slide (residency), The Rocks Village Bizarre, Vanguard, Soda Factory, Blue Note, Basement, Django Bar, St George Leagues, Sydney Rowers, Penrith Club
Jazz Festivals: Sunset Jazz Darwin, Glen Street Theatre, Dubbo, Merimbula, Swing Into Jazz
Jazz Clubs: Sydney, Penrith and Southern Cross Canberra
Festivals: The Rocks Village Bizarre, 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 and 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 Place, 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
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