Jazz Artists

Stylish events are made from setting the mood.

A low-key instrumental band may suit your event, or you might prefer the ‘wow factor’ of a spectacular solo performance – this is where the variety and adaptability of our jazz musicians comes into their own.

Many acts will perform a range of styles and can cater to any size of event, from a cosy duet, trio or quartet, through an impressive ten-piece big-band style setup.

Whether you want jazz that stays true to the classics to carry your guests back in time, or a unique take on jazz by transforming top 40 hits into groovy lounge music, our jazz artists have you covered.

If in doubt, we have an abundance of experience with our jazz artists and corporate entertainment, so please don’t hesitate to contact us for expert advice on 1300 884 485.

No matter what type of event you have, including a jazz band is sure to add finesse, style and class.

From the sultry tones of a jazz singer to light up-tempo swing, to high energy grooves that gets guests dancing, we have the right professional talent for your event.

If you want the latest grooves, jazz artists who perform their own special takes on popular hits are an especially popular choice for events.

Need help? Speak with one of our entertainment consultants on 1300 884 485 today, and discover why we are Australia’s favourite corporate entertainers.

A well-selected jazz band will bring a unique and distinguished quality to their performances. So much so that you might feel as if you have stumbled on a rare and valuable find.

With improvisation as their specialty, going with the flow of your event is all part of the performance for these talented jazz bands. Our performers will effortlessly adapt to the inevitable changing moods of your event to create the perfect ambience.

Our talented performers are happy to collaborate and offer a genuinely ‘tailor made’ entertainment program.

Begin your journey to jazz below by selecting talent for your shortlist, or call 1300 884 485 to speak with an expert consultant about your event, and find out why we are Australia’s first choice for corporate entertainment.

The sounds that weave their way through a venue from jazz performers resonate with old and young alike. Maybe this is what makes jazz an evergreen favourite for events.

Whether you’re searching for some subtle background music as a backdrop to an exhibition or a feature for guests to participate with, we have a professional jazz band to satisfy every desire.

With such a wealth of professional acts to choose from, your biggest challenge will be to select only one!

Make a shortlist of your favourite jazz bands below, or call us on 1300 884 485 for expert advice from Australia’s leading corporate entertainers.

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Jazz Australis is the cool new breed of Australian Jazz. They are quickly carving a niche as a band that connects with the listening public through a unique blend of classic Australian rock songs and cool jazz. Areas of speciality include Jazz Artists. With a sound rich in texture yet unobtrusive, this versatile ensemble is just as at home playing a corporate function as they are a private residence. The band is made up of experienced players who began their musical adventure at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music.

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Renae Suttie has been performing professionally for over 20 years. From international contracts, to music festivals, to radio and television advertising jingles, to backing major artists, Renae’s music career is exciting and diverse. Areas of speciality include Jazz Artists. She has worked the international 5-star hotel circuit extensively in countries such as Japan, China, Hong Kong, Fiji, Kuala Lumpur, New Caledonia, Thailand and Vanuatu.

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Get ready for a night of swing, cool jazz and hot fun as Renae Suttie and The Swing Collective take you on a musical journey down memory lane. Be it finger clicking, toe tapping or foot stomping, you’re sure to find your rhythm with this hot line up. Areas of speciality include Jazz Artists. Renae Suttie and The Swing Collective perform regularly at private functions, weddings and music festivals. Performance highlights include Caloundra Music Festival, Noosa International Food and Wine Festival, Logan Jazz and Shiraz, The Majestic Theatre Jazz Blues & Roots Festival, and Surfers Paradise Jazz Festival.

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CP is a professional jazz pianist, band-leader and composer. Having more than ten years experience performing around Australia, NZ, USA, UK and Nepal within various groups and settings, he provides quality musical entertainment suitable for any event. Areas of speciality include Jazz Artists. Specialising in hip tasteful jazz, his knowledge of ‘old standard tunes’ is extensive, and his expertise in improvisation allows flexibility for various situations. CP’s bright energy and smart presentation give a positive vibe and stylish feel, while maintaining a professional sensitivity and understanding of the audience/client’s needs.

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Emma Dean's eccentric, effervescent pop toes the magical line between music and theatre. Named "one of ten artists to watch in 2011" by NEW YORK POST, Dean's singular sound is all her own. Areas of speciality include Jazz Artists. She has toured Australia and internationally with sold-out solo shows and festival appearances, as well as in support of Jesca Hoop (US), Kate Miller-Heidke, Katie Noonan, Amanda Palmer, and The Dresden Dolls.

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Pack up and come fly away with the best swing band around. Picture yourself dancing cheek to cheek with your loved one, to the music of a more refined and romantic era, when women in hats and gloves were wooed by handsome strangers in the night. To a time when crooners like Sinatra and Dean Martin ruled the nightclubs. Areas of speciality include Jazz Artists. Indulge in a martini, sit back and relax to the smoky smooth vocals of Mr Brad Leaver. As sophisticated and profound as anything by Tony Bennett, Brad combines PhD intellect with caveman machismo, mixed in a blender of pure swing, guaranteed to grab even the most Sinatra-proof listener way down at the bottom of their soul.

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The Kitty Kats are bringing booty back! Three of the Sunshine Coast's most loved performers have united to form the all-female powerhouse trio, The Kitty Kats. Areas of speciality include Jazz Artists. Featuring renowned vocalists Michelle Brown, Renae Suttie and Susanne Campbell, The Kitty Kats are proud to be “bringing booty back”. With a sassy mix of 3-part acapella harmonies, cabaret, swing, blues, and rockabilly, The Kitty Kats will have you dancing, crying, singing, laughing out loud, and “loving the skin you’re in”.
Renae Suttie, Michelle Brown, Susanne Campbell

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Introducting JA Group, a versatile jazz experience for any occasion. With over 700 performances together this exciting ensemble is guaranteed to capture the spirit of your event. Areas of speciality include Jazz Artists. JA Group has maintained traditional jazz instrumentation generating a sound that is rich in texture yet unobtrusive.

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Jose McLaughlin is listed in the Who's Who of both Australian Rock and Jazz. Credited on several hundred recordings, Jose has won many awards as both a composer and a performer. Areas of speciality include Jazz Artists. In 2000, Jose had the honour of having his composition ‘Rise’ being chosen as the Official Australian Olympic Theme Song for the Australian team at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The song was recorded by Marcia Hines and appeared on the Official Olympic CD, was a hit single, and also featured on Marcia’s anthology album ‘Diva’.

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Honey is a seven-piece powerhouse combining lush vocal harmonies with glamour, costume and dynamic choreography. Areas of speciality include Jazz Artists. Three beautiful female vocalists and the four-piece cover band deliver endless amounts of energy and onstage fun with a repertoire of Top 40 tunes, rock hits of the 80s, the flares and platforms of the 70s and the best of the 60s.