Drawing from a wide range of genres, Justin presents his slick vocal style focusing on his greatest influences: the vocalise of Al Jarreau and Kurt Elling, the funk/fusion of Maceo
Drawing from a wide range of genres, Justin presents his slick vocal style focusing on his greatest influences: the vocalise of Al Jarreau and Kurt Elling, the funk/fusion of Maceo Parker and Roy Hargrove, the soul of Stevie Wonder, just to name a few. There is an experience behind every song – a story accompanying a soundtrack of great music.
Jeremy has been working as a musician for over 20 years. After completing a Bachelor of Music (Jazz) at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, he quickly found work playing on the local Brisbane music scene. Some of Jeremy career highlights include touring with Raw Dance Company as a backing musician. They toured through Holland and Singapore late 2009, Australia early 2011 and landed a monthly residency at the Victory Theatre, New York City in both November 2011, and January 2016. Jeremy also joined the Ten Tenors on their Australian & German tours, late 2005.
Jeremy is predominantly a freelance bass player but also spends his time working towards 2 bands – Scat, a straight ahead jazz vocal group (with a twist), and the Chris Poulsen trio – an intense jazz/funk/fusion group. The two groups have produced 9 albums between them. He also leads a 20 piece contemporary gospel band which played to 6000 people at Easterfest, 2012. When working on the local scene, Jeremy can sometime be working with up to 10 different groups a week, varying from Jazz, Brazilian, Funk, Rock, Afro- Cuban, Pop, Dance, etc., He is also a keen music educator, having held bass teaching positions at Nudgee College and St Pauls College.
As influences, Jeremy cites – Marcus Miller, Jaco Pastorius, John Patitucci, Herbie Hancock, Chick corea, Miles Davis & Jamiroquai
(Friday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Doo-Bop Jazz Bar
101 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000