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Details for Jazz band “As Famous As The Moon”

“As Famous As The Moon” is a Canberra based Jazz band that was formed in 1995. Since then we have played over 3600 professional performances, some of which are listed below. In 1997 we successfully acquitted a grant to produce our C.D “Smooth” and our most recent CD was produced in 2012. We perform over one hundred gigs every year and are equally comfortable being background music or headlining the gig.

2010-2015      Regular Gigs at the Hippo Bar and Casino Canberra

2005-2013      Performed at the Botanic Gardens Twilight Jazz series

2012                We played with Multiple Aria winner Bernie McGann

2012                Produced CD “The Trio Recordings”

2011                Produced CD “Poorbox”

2010-2012      Performed at the Merimbula and Moruya Jazz Festivals

2006                 Played with Multiple Aria winner Bernie McGann

2005-2013      Performed at the Botanic Gardens Twilight Jazz series

2005                 Played with Bob Bertels (10 Part Invention)

2004                 Supported Christine Anu at Australia day ceremony at Parliament House

2003                 Played for the Prime Minister at Parliament House

2001                 Performed at Side-On Café in Sydney.

2000                 Performed at Sydney Opera House

2000                 Performed with Bernie McGann

1999                   Performed with Gordon Brisker (Chick Corea Band, Woody Herman Big Band)

1999-2009       House Band at Babar  Restaurant

1998                   Produced C.D “Smooth ” As Famous as the Moon

1998-2003       House band at Antigo Night Club

1995                   Formed Jazz band  As Famous as the Moon

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