Sassafras: An Evening of Gypsy Swing

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The Ellington Jazz Club

191 Beaufort Street, Northbridge, WA, 6000

Minors can only attend this show at this venue with a parent or legal guardian.

Suitability and warnings: All (General)

Kleenheat Sizzle Factor: Mild

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About this event

Award winning Perth band Sassafras are back with a brand new show of glorious gypsy swing. The band features Lachlan Gear and Aaron Deacon on gypsy guitars, Pete Jeavons on double bass, Adrian Galante on clarinet and Jessie Gordon on vocals. Sassafras present a vibrant, acoustic mix of gypsy swing and jazz, all performed with the sensational virtuosity and passion so intrinsic to the tradition of this music.

This dazzling performance will feature new arrangements from Jonny Mercer, Lionel Hampton, Michel Legrand and Blossom Dearie.

On Sassafras:
“One hour of this charismatic band was, certainly, not enough, leaving the listeners longing for their next encounter” ★★★★ Fringefeed, 2019
“A first-rate performance" ★★★★★ The Australia Times, 2016

Presented by:
Jessie Gordon

Fringefeed reviews energised by Woodside

  • "What a pleasure to see such excellent artists performing this dazzling repertoire in Perth!" - Fringefeed

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