ARIA-winning brothers, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan have played with orchestras and with Festivals around the world. Baroque, classical – even the Beatles – can be featured! Areas of speciality include World Musicians. Slava and Leonard have been performing professionally as a duo for about twelve years. Although they have performed much of the standard guitar repertoire for two guitars, they are committed to expanding the classical guitar repertoire through new arrangements, collaborations with contemporary composers, and their own compositions. In 2006 they made their debut at the Wigmore Hall in London. They have performed together in many countries, including Russia, Austria, France, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Estonia, and the US. They regularly tour Australia as a duo, performing with orchestras and at music festivals.
Bossa Negra conveys the excitement of Brazil’s carnivals and the exhilarating nightlife of Rio de Janeiro. Their repertoire includes sambas, frevos, maracatus, forros, MPB (Brazilian pop) as well as the famous bossa novas. Areas of speciality include World Musicians. Bossa Negra perform well-known Brazilian composers and musicians such as Antonio Carlos Jobim, Sergio Mendes and Joao Gilberto are included in the band’s repertoire. Bossa Negra are flexible in adapting to all events.
Singaporean born, our Chinese Harpist is a brilliant artiste, starting to learn the gu-zheng when she was only six. Areas of speciality include World Musicians. After the many years of learning, she began teaching the Chinese Harp in 2004, and began improvising and creating music with other musicians from various cultures. She has also been conducting workshops in schools and at Universities, with the latest collaborations with The Confucius Institute at University of Adelaide.
Goyim covers a range of Gypsy and Klezmer styles - comprising dance and celebration music - from across Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Areas of speciality include World Musicians. Goyim creates a touch of that burlesque cabaret Balkans brass band appeal, all the while getting an infectious high-energy village street sound found among the Gypsies.
The Orlando Trio is a regular fixture on the Melbourne jazz scene and has had residencies at major Australian ski resorts and performances at the Melbourne Cup and Spring Racing Carnival. Areas of speciality include World Musicians. The trio takes its inspiration and repertoire from such performers as Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Ella Fiztgerald, Billie Holiday and George Benson. Also available as a quartet.
This unique blend of musicians provides a relaxing, beautiful and evocative musical experience. Skylark has an extensive jazz repertoire and selected classical works. Headed by singer Vicki King, Skylark produces a soulful acoustic blend of jazz vibes and vocals, making them an ideal choice for any event. Areas of speciality include World Musicians.
If you're looking for a band that will deliver great entertainment to get any audience involved, then Hit Parade is for you. Areas of speciality include World Musicians. Hit Parade has a vast repertoire covering all the classic soul, disco, 80’s, and contemporary hits including a selection of dinner music. Plus their themed sets with costume changes can be tailored to suit the style of your event.
Night & Day, named after the famous Cole Porter standard, is a Melbourne based jazz trio featuring a delightful female vocalist accompanied with saxophone and guitar. Areas of speciality include World Musicians. They are perfect for setting the mood at any occasion whether that be a wedding ceremony or reception, corporate function or playing by the bar in a club.
The Orlando Quartet makes for a great night’s entertainment. Having toured along the east coast of Australia, The Orlandos have had residencies at major Australian ski resorts and performances at the Melbourne Cup and Spring Racing Carnival. Areas of speciality include World Musicians. The Orlando Quartet takes its inspiration and repertoire from such incredible jazz performers as Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and George Benson. Also available as a trio.
Cabernet is a contemporary ‘a cappella’ or ‘no instruments’ quintet using a fine blend of jazz, rock, soul, rhythm & blues and luscious harmony to entertain and surprise! Areas of speciality include World Musicians. With a wide range of styles, Cabernet can perform with or without PA and can easily rove through a crowd, making them ideal for any event.