The Jazz Professionals

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Swing & Jazz available for hire, based in New South Wales

The Jazz Professionals have performed at over 1000 weddings and events and provide a professional and well presented performance that can be tailored to your specific needs.

The Jazz Professionals play a huge selection of jazz, latin, blues and jive. Background dinner music to upbeat dance tunes from artists including Frank Sinatra, Chet Baker, Louis Armstrong, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Michael Buble, Harry Connick Jnr, Georgie Fame, etc.

Bandleader Steve Arié both sings and plays saxophone so the band can be instrumental and/or include vocals. The group is available as a duo (vocals/saxophone and guitar or piano) up to a quintet (including double bass, drums and extra horn).

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.