- AMBIENT MUSIC
- BOSSA NOVA
- DANCING MUSIC
- FEATURE SHOW
- RHYTHM & BLUES
- ROCK 'N ROLL
Swing, jazz and blues from the 1930s to 1960s
WINNER | 2015 Fringe World Joint Cabaret Award, Speakeasy
WINNER | 2015 Fringe World Joint Cabaret Award, Perth Cabaret Collective Presents An Old Fashioned Affair
WINNER | 2014 Fringe World Music Award, The Rhythm Spectacular: The Music of Beyoncé
WINNER | 2013 Fringe World Music Award, Tell Mama: The Music of Etta James
“Singer Jessie Gordon is superb, her vocals are flawless, she encapsulates the style of the time and delivers each song with charisma and charm.” – Out in Perth
The Jessie Gordon Quartet specialises in 1940s and 50s swing standards from the Great American Songbook, including Irving Berlin, the Gershwin Brothers and Cole Porter, as well as jazz and blues from the 1930s to 60s.
Whether or not you’re familiar with classics such as ‘Fever’, ’S’Wonderful’ and ‘I Got Rhythm’, the Jessie Gordon Quartet will have you tapping your feet, swinging along to the beat and charmed by their onstage banter – not to mention Jessie’s vintage dance moves and dress!
Featuring four of Perth’s very talented jazz musicians, with namesake Jessie Gordon on vocals, Karl Florisson on upright bass, Michael Perkins on drums and Mark Turner on guitar and vocals, the Jessie Gordon Quartet play catchy originals as well as covers.
So all you dames and dapper gents had better hop to it and see what the Jessie Gordon Quartet are all about. They’ll blow your wig (that’s 1930s for ‘get you excited’)!
About Jessie Gordon
Jessie is a vintage vixen with a passion for all things swing. Known to sing in just about any (shaded) venue, this redheaded songbird started her singing career at just 16.
Having performed with everything from big bands to jazz duos and toured across the world to Asia and Europe, Jessie loves nothing more than performing with her many bands, including The Darling Buds of May, Cottontail Trio, Stratosfunk, Apocalypse Lounge and the hilariously well-dressed Anatomically Incorrect Gentlemen.
- Jessie Gordon Quartet require a minimum stage size of 3.6m x 3.6m.
- For small events of 40-60 people Jessie Gordon Quartet can provide a basic vocal PA otherwise a full PA and lighting (with operator) as per the band’s PA/lighting Technical Rider is required. This info will be sent on request.
- A Dressing Room/Greenroom available for all members during the course of the event.