The Original Works of Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys

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  • Suitable for audiences who speak English as a second Language
  • High Audio Content

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Suitability and warnings: PG

Kleenheat Sizzle Factor: Mild

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Adam Hall & The Velvet Playboys are renowned for captivating live performances, marked by slick presentation and raw energy. This is an evening of entirely original repertoire written by the band inspired by the great composers of Nat 'King' Cole, Frank Sinatra, Chuck Berry and Jackie Wilson.

Alongside Adam (Vocals, Trumpet) it features some of Western Australia's finest musicians, including:
Mark Turner (Guitar)
Anthony Dodos (Trombone)
Bronton Ainsworth (Drums)
Kane Shaw (Double Bass)
Tim Voutas (Keys)

"One doesn't realise the magical potential of jazz until they've heard the dynamic sound that is Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys" TheWest Australian

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Adam Hall

Adam Hall is an accomplished Trumpeter, Vocalist and Composer based in Perth, Australia. His band, The Velvet Playboys are renowned for their captivating live performances marked by slick presentation and raw energy.

The band’s repertoire is rooted in the Jazz and Rhythm & Blues music of the 40s and 50s, from artists such as Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, Sammy Davis Junior, Harry Connick Junior, Jackie Wilson, Chuck Berry and The Blues Brothers. They also include a large library of Adam Hall originals and unique arrangements.

AWARDS
2013 Bluesnews Poll 2013 Winner BEST ALBUM (national - German)
2013 Bluesnews Poll 2013 5th overall (international) 
2014 FRINGE WORLD Music & Musicals WA Award Winner
2014 FRINGE WORLD Music & Musicals Award Nominee
2019 FRINGE WORLD Music & Musicals Award Winner

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