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Friday 1st June, 2018
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until Saturday 1st September, 2018
Friday Night Jazz
featuring The Felix Residents
The Felix Residents are making The Lounge at Mingara their home every Friday night for a limited season. This not to be missed modern Jazz ensemble takes all your favourite songs and mixes them with their Jazz style. Think Adele, Daft Punk, Amy Winehouse, Ed Sheeran and more!
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The band includes:
Kiralee Alchin – Vocals
Known for solo through to full band gigs around the Central Coast, Sydney and Newcastle.
Kiralee is adept at singing, acoustic guitar and keyboard. Her passion has led her to write unique and ambitious original music for her project “LëëMoon” and “Sol Cuts”
Kira’s passion and love is for Jazz
Chris McCaig – Drums
A drummer who splits his time between live performance, studio work and teaching drums. He has recently recorded albums for Country artist Drew McAllister and Gospel artist Darlene Zschech. Over the last few years, Chris has toured to Africa, Singapore and New Zealand with Darlene. Chris has a passion for Drums and has upskilled himself in many genres, jazz being one of them
Anthony Tummillo – Saxophone
James Doyle – Trumpet
Both current 4th-year students at the Sydney University Conservatorium Faculty, Anthony and James have submerged themselves in there passion and love for jazz. Anthony is a confident improviser and his technical skill set on his saxophone has found him playing in new venues and acts weekly around the Sydney city. We are lucky to have Anthony and James join us on the Central Coast for this 3-month residency
Angus Steventon – Keyboards
Angus studied classical piano as a child but soon stumbled into the dark side of jazz, and from there to RnB, soul, funk and rock. When he moved to Sydney and met like-minded musicians, it wasn’t long before he was sought after as a session musician for all kinds of recordings and live shows. He has been working busily on the Sydney music scene for more than 10 years. Angus is known for his eccentric and energetic style and his love of bow-ties.
Darren Pedley – Bass
Darren brings 20 plus years of bass experience to the table. From big bands, funk trios, gospel groups to hard rock cover bands. He covers all bases.
Originally from Victoria, he has played in various Melbourne & NSW bands and is at home playing large venues such as Melbourne Myer Music Bowl and Rod Laver Arena. He has 25 years experience in national touring bands including 60’s Rock’n’Roll great Grantly Dee – his bass playing features on over 20 albums. Darren locks in beautifully with Chris to form the most formidable rhythm section going around
Adam Black Guitar backing vocals and Musical Director
An accomplished guitarist, singer and songwriter with wide experience as a soloist, performing in duets and bands in clubs, private functions, weddings and as a session musician. A highly versatile performer, Adam plays across funk, soul, jazz and blues in addition to a large repertoire of covers from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and now.
Don’t miss The Felix Residents
A highly talented and experienced group of musicians who love taking their favourite hits and mixing it up with some Jazz.
We dare you to try not to tap your feet and end up on the dance floor!