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John Scurry's Reverse Swing.... a contemporary small group, swing ensemble. John Scurry guitar, Eugene Ball, trumpet, Brennan Hamilton-Smith, clarinet, Matt Boden, piano, Howard Cairns, bass, Danny Fischer, drums. 

Originally formed several years ago by veteran jazz guitarist John Scurry to revisit old tunes in a new light. The band has of late, since the release of its first CD Post Matinee has emphatically been a vehicle to perform original compositions as a means of creating new Standards. With one foot in the tradition and the other firmly embracing the possibilities of new melodies and structures, with verve and swing this collective continues to value add to the Australian Songbook. "Sometimes Scurry”s music sounds like swing, or mainstream, or even modern jazz. In reality, it is Ellingtonian, defying categorisation.” Eric Myers, The Australian

John Scurry - guitar

Eugene Ball - trumpet

Brennan Hamilton-Smith - clarinet

Matt Boden - piano

Howard Cairns - bass Danny Fischer - drums

Rating

E

Duration

65