JAZZPARTY are an eight-piece phenomena from Melbourne, fronted by incomparable vocalist Loretta Miller and sporting the co-writing prowess of band leader/saxophonist, Darcy McNulty. JAZZPARTY erupts on stage and record alike as a living, breathing organism; fuelled by the fire of its own searing musicianship. Joining Miller and McNulty (both formerly of Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes), colleagues Gideon Preiss (piano, vocals), Lachlan Mitchell (guitar, vocals), Donnie Stewart (trombone/trumpet, percussion), Eamon McNelis (trumpet), Dominic Hede (drums) and Jules Pascoe (double bass) whose collective credits range from work with Nai Palm (Hiatus Kaiyote), Husky, Jaala and more. JAZZPARTY started by accident, but became a beautiful mistake who soon made a name for themselves with their infamous month-long Monday night residences, playing everywhere and anywhere across Melbourne and taking their upright piano with them. From a tiny corner in Carlton’s Curtin Hotel to the ritualistic throes of Dark Mofo, the JAZZPARTY brand has gone on to electrify Australia’s most celebrated stages including Golden Plains, Melbourne International Jazz Festival, and New Year’s Evie. This year, they make their first ever appearance at Blues on Broadbeach! All things considered; nobody hustles like JAZZPARTY. Their debut album ‘Monday Night’ (2017) garnered international attention with lead single, ‘Rock N’ Roll Graveyard’ was hailed as the “rock-and-roll version of Michael Jackson’s Thriller.” (Wild n Free) Nobody goes to see this band to have their expectations met. They go to have them completely, dutifully, willingly blown away. Come to the Party.
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