Sunday May 17th at 10:00 AM
Surf Parade Stage
No strangers to Broadbeach, the local band that is Sweet Thunder Jazz Orchestra will join the Blues on Broadbeach lineup in 2020!
Don’t miss the 13-piece jazz orchestra play a mix of big band jazz/blues arranged specifically for the line-up of three trumpets, three trombones, four saxes plus piano, bass and drums.
Vocals are provided by three of the band members, Rodney Ford, Col Jones and Andrew Montfroy. The repertoire includes many great blues tunes, e.g. Every Day I Have the Blues (Memphis Slim), I Be Serious ‘Bout Dem Blues (John Clayton), Bluesville (Count Basie), Carnegie Blues (Duke Ellington) Swingin’ the Blues (Basie/Durham) and more.
This highly energetic band has performed at the Wynnum-Manly Jazz Festival, Brisbane Big Band Festival (twice), recently selling-out at Sunshine Coast Jazz Club and now adding Blues on Broadbeach to their list of performances.
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