The Jazz Professionals boast an impressive track record, having graced the stages of over 1000 weddings and events. They offer a polished and customizable performance tailored to your unique preferences.
Their repertoire spans a wide spectrum of musical styles, encompassing jazz, Latin, blues, and jive. From soothing background melodies for dinner to lively dance tunes, they cover it all. Expect to hear iconic tunes from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Chet Baker, Louis Armstrong, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Michael Buble, Harry Connick Jnr, Georgie Fame, and many more.
Leading the ensemble is the multitalented Steve Arié, who not only plays the saxophone but also lends his vocal prowess. This flexibility allows the band to deliver instrumental excellence or include captivating vocals in their act. The group's lineup ranges from a dynamic duo featuring vocals/saxophone and guitar or piano to a full-fledged quintet, complete with double bass, drums, and an extra horn.
Steve Arié's musical journey is studded with collaborations with some of Australia's finest artists, including D.I.G., Dale Barlow, Bernie McGann, Ten Part Invention, George Washing Machine, Wanderlust, Pardon Me Boys, Frank Bennett, Martin Plaza, and Gyan. His talents have taken him on national and international tours, with standout performances at prestigious venues such as the Chicago Jazz Festival (USA), The Hothouse Jazz Club in Chicago, The Kennedy Centre for Performing Arts (USA), Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland), Ruhrfestspiele (Germany), Queenstown Jazz Festival (New Zealand), and numerous jazz and music festivals across Australia.
Steve Arié has performed with countless Australian greats including D.I.G., Dale Barlow, Bernie McGann, Ten Part Invention, George Washing machine, Wanderlust, Pardon Me Boys, Frank Bennett, Martin Plaza and Gyan.
Steve has toured both nationally and internationally with highlights including two performances at the prestigious Chicago Jazz Festival, The Hothouse Jazz Club Chicago, The Kennedy Centre for Performing Arts (USA), Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland), Ruhrfestspiele (Germany), Queenstown Jazz Festival (New Zealand) and jazz and music festivals throughout Australia.