About The Session Band with guest vocalist ‘June Garber’ - It’s Looking a Lot Like Christmas
The Session Band is a group of highly skilled musicians, who are individually recognized as being amongst the best performers in their field. Each member has decades of professional experience in all aspects of the music industry: as performers, entertainers, recording artists, teachers, backing/support to local, national and major stars, floorshows, and also extensive television, radio and media appearances. The Session Band is highly versatile and always fun, and is one of those rare groups, who are equally skilled performing Dixie, Swing, Modern Jazz, Latin, Rock, Pop and Country. The band’s focus is always on entertainment, with superb musicianship and humour.
The Session Band:
Russell Bayne (Guitar/Backing Vocals)
Jo Hawthorne (Keyboard/Bass/Backing Vocals)
Pat Robbins – (Drums /Vocals)
Peter Uppman (Trumpet/Vocals)
Joining the Session Band for this one off event is June Garber, June has a performance career spanning more than four decades, she has toured and performed as a singer in major centres in Canada and the United States and in Cuba, the Caribbean, Mexico, South Africa and Australia. She has performed at jazz festivals throughout North America and with big bands in Toronto and Sarasota, Florida. Whether swinging with an up-tempo jazz song or telling a story with a soulful ballad. The stagecraft June learned in her earlier career is still evident in her singing performances today.
In 2022, June moved to Australia with her husband. She now lives on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland and is performing in local venues and jazz festivals.
Join us for our Christmas Special Event.
Millwell Road Community Centre, 11 Millwell Rd East. Maroochydore.
Music from 1.30pm to 4pm (Doors open 1.00pm).
A Coffee Van will be on site from 12.30pm.
BYO liquor licence and eats.
KEEPING LIVE JAZZ & BLUES ALIVE IN MAROOCHYDORE.
*Plus booking fee