Sarah McDonald and The Aces
Cover Band available for hire, based in Victoria
Cool, smooth and sophisticated, evoking the smoky jazz club atmosphere of artists like Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Nat King Cole and Anita O'Day, Sarah McDonald and The Aces have the style and musicality to create the perfect mood your your event.
Whether it's subtle ambiance or blazing uptempo bop or engaging performances of your favourite songs that you're after, Sarah McDonald and The Aces have an extensive range of the choicest jazz, soul and popular tunes from the 1920's to today and delight in crafting the ideal set of tunes for every occasion.
The band is lead by vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Sarah McDonald, who has studied music at university under some of the country's finest teachers [ Julie O'Hara, Gian Slater, Peter Knight ] and has had extensive performance, recording and touring experience. In this ensemble, she brings together a formidably talented group of musicians, who each have a wealth of musical experience, expertise and professionalism.
Their sound is distinctly cool and blue with handpicked repertoire chosen from the past century of jazz, blues, Brazilian and soul and is truly the product of years of dedication and love of music.
The full band is comprised of voice / flute, trumpet, arch top guitar, double bass and drums though we are happy to adapt the lineup to fit your needs, be that duo, trio, 4/ 5/ 6/ 7tet with a flexible choice of instrumentation.
We are happy to consult with you to tailor the evening to best suit your needs, are open to incorporating requested tunes and pride ourselves on delivering a seamless and enjoyable evening's entertainment