The Adelaide Big Band proudly boasts its status earned as one of Australia’s premier community big bands specialising in Big Band Jazz and Swing.
The band draws its musical roots from the likes of Count Basie, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, Quincy Jones and the GRP All-Stars.
The band’s membership is made up of an exceptionally talented group of individuals including teachers, psychologists, engineers, builders, salesman, students, IT support consultants, active professional musicians and retired professional musicians. While their personalities, ages and backgrounds vary, all involved share a strong a passion of big band music and an enthusiasm to maintain a connection with the art form.
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- Visual Arts
1st June 2020 — 14th November 2020
First shown at the 2016 Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art: Magic Object, Sydney-based photographer Robyn Stacey used camera obscura to depict the city of Adelaide as it has never been seen before.View event
- Visual Arts
20th June 2020 — 29th November 2020
In this exhibition, South Australian artist Kunyi June Anne McInerney draws upon her experiences as a member of the Stolen Generation in the Oodnadatta Mission Home during the 1950’sView event
2nd July 2020
Presented by Steve Wisby
HooKed - Dr Hook and the Medicine Show. A tribute to one of the biggest bands in the world. Walk right in and relive the fabulous era of Dr Hook.View event