Nathan Foley and the Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra
Swing & Jazz available for hire, based in Victoria
Nathan Foley is a ‘triple threat’ performer with 17 years experience in the entertainment industry. With 5 ARIAs, 3 Logies and a ‘Helpmann Award’ already to his name, Nathan continues to build on his reputation as one of the world’s most recognized TV personalities and entertainers.
Nathan is best known as a presenter and singer on the enormously successful children’s show Hi5 (Nine Network Australia), which airs in 118 Countries worldwide. With the group, Nathan has toured the world many times, performing to millions - his 2004 UK tour with the group selling more tickets than AC/DC, the Rolling Stones and Kylie Minouge.
In addition to Nathan’s busy touring and filming schedule at Channel 9, his credits as a featured soloist and band leader continue to grow with the release of his solo album ‘Discovery’, and singles “Live Your Life” & “Say You Will”. He has featured as a soloist at the “Variety Heart Awards” with John Farnham & Roy & H.G, “The Sydney Cabaret Convention”, “Olympic Committee Dinner” and won a “Mo Award” for best new talent at the 23rd annual Mo Awards at The Sydney Entertainment Centre. He has been a regular guest on Australian TV and radio, and performed for the last 7 years at “Carols by Candlelight” at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.
In his brand new show, Nathan teams up with band leader Daryl McKenzie and the “Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra” to perform some of the great jazz standards and big band classics by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, George Benson, Harry Connick Jr, and Louis Armstrong.
The Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra features some of Australia’s top jazz and studio musicians. In addition to his arranging, film and feature album credits, Mr. McKenzie’s TV credits include musical director of ‘Hey Hey It’s Saturday’ (Nine Network) 1992- 1999, musical director & composer ‘AFI Awards’ 2004 (ABC TV/Ovation), musical director ‘Dancing With the Stars’ (4 Eps) 2005/6 (Seven Network), musical director ‘Australia's Got Talent’ 2007 (Seven Network).
Pezzimenti Touring is proud to present Nathan Foley and the Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra in this high energy and musically engaging tribute to some of the big band classics. This feature performance will add the perfect touch of class and style to any private or corporate event.