Their style is most easily described as a hot blend of jazz, swing, blues and boogie. But that hardly does justice to The Shuffle Club's raw energy and enthusiasm – the kind that will bring you to your feet and on to the dance floor before you even quite know what is happening!
Featuring all four band members singing individually, Melbourne jazz band, The Shuffle Club, is made up of hot sax, bass, drums and piano, with damn tight arrangements in a variety of styles setting this band apart from the rest.
They have made music together since 1999, touring internationally across Europe, Asia and Central America, as well as performing regularly in venues and festivals all over Australia.
(KEYBOARD AND VOCALS)
Dannie has played all around
the world in all aspects of entertainment from performer to musical director. He has played with the likes of Chuck Berry and Johnny O'Keefe. Dannie's boogie woogie high energy playing adds a hard and exciting edge to The Shuffle Club’s sound. Dannie's experience as a performer enables him to capture
(DRUMS AND VOCALS)
Rod is one of those rare individuals who can capture any audience. His outstanding ability on the drums is recognised by all who watch him perform. Known as one of the top jazz drummers in Australia, Rod has earned respect not only with his sticks but with his smooth and exciting vocals. Being a natural performer, Rod is extremely adaptable to any environment, with a comic touch if the situation permits.
(SAXOPHONE AND VOCALS)
Ashley has been surrounded by local and international
jazz and blues artists all his life. He honed his musical talents from a very young age, and is now well-established as one of Australia's predominant jazz and blues vocalists and saxophonists. Son of the well-known jazz trumpet player Peter Gaudion, he has played and sung with many of Australia's finest musicians.
(DOUBLE BASS AND VOCALS)
Paul is definitely seen and heard as an outstanding double bass player, with an impeccable feel for all styles. Being the pulse of the band, Paul displays a tasteful approach to his instrument supplying creative, melodic textures, with a rhythmically driven bass line. Being rooted in many different genres, Paul is one of the most versatile and passionate bass players Melbourne has to offer.
Saxophone, piano or keyboard, double bass and drums.
Individual vocals by all four male band members.
By prior arrangement, female vocals or an additional horn section can be added to the core Shuffle Club outfit.
If you're looking for a unique and entertaining band, look no further!
Countless functions and events have reported that their guests are still talking about The Shuffle Club, and how they totally made the night.
Featuring all four band members singing individually, plus hot sax, bass, drums and piano, damn tight arrangements and a variety of styles, is their secret formula.
Fifteen years of playing gigs, shows and concerts across Australia and the world, while maintaining their vibrant energy, is what sets this band apart.
To enquire or arrange a quote, please contact us through the form on this page, or call Dannie Bourne on 0418 500 505. We endeavour to respond to all messages within 24-48 hours. We accept bookings for festivals, venues, special events, corporate events and private functions of all kinds including weddings.
THE LINE UP
Saxophone, piano or keyboard, double bass and drums. Individual vocals by all four male band members.
Female vocals or an additional horn section can be added to the core Shuffle Club outfit, by prior arrangement. Ask us to find out more.
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