"...you can't play at playing Zappa. You either nail it or you have a front-page train-wreck. Petulant Frenzy not only nails it, the band applies putty to make the nails invisible, and then daubs on a thick coat of fun ★★★★"
John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald review 10/12/17
'Richard Bornman Trio'
Performing fun and funky feel-good tunes from the 60's 70's and 80's, the Richard Bornman Trio have played regular Saturday Nights at 'Palmer & Co' (under the Establishment Hotel, George St, Sydney) since June 2013. The RBT will add just the right amount of spice to your event, whether you prefer soft music or party music, crowd interaction guaranteed!!
"Matt I don't think we can ever go back to a party without you guys again! We loved the music! I even got a message from my neighbour saying how much they enjoyed our party music, haha!" Amanda Henley Golden
Let Fretless Four take you on a soul-moving journey into the world of jazz. From reflective ballads to sizzling latin and swing numbers, this professional jazz quartet has the experience and the skills to set the perfect mood for your private or public event. Fretless Four features four of Australia’s leading contemporary jazz musicians - internationally renowned saxophone player Dale Barlow, virtuosic jazz guitarist David Smith, talented bass player Brendan Clarke (winner, National Jazz Award 2001) and sensitive jazz drummer Matt Moore.
“Thanks to you and the band members for a wonderful evening of entertainment. The music set just the right mood for the party and everyone commented on how much they enjoyed the band. I would happily recommend you to any friends who are considering booking live music for a function. The staff at the Arthouse also commented on how impressed they were. Thanks again for making my 50th birthday an evening to remember.” Lisa Hayes “The Fretless Four are consummate professionals and made our NYE celebrations go off with a bang. They are talented musicians with a broad repertoire to suit all tastes.” Jody Musgrove, Royal Automobile Club of Australia
Formed in 2008, The Dave Smith Trio has made a name for itself performing at various concerts and functions in and around the Sydney and South Coast area.
Virtuosic jazz guitarist Dave Smith heads up the trio on guitar, with Brendan Clarke on upright bass and Matt Moore on drums. From fast and fiery latin tunes to a soft sensual jazz ballad, the Dave Smith Trio will transport your senses to another time and place.
“The Dave Smith Trio performed recently at our open-air cocktail function. Their tunes really drew the crowd together in the large space, creating intimacy and setting the right tone for the evening. Matt and co were complete professionals and really added that extra something to the night – thank you so much!” Laura O'Laughlin, 5 Wentworth