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
5th December 2019 — 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
- Visual Arts
14th December 2019 — 27th September 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
29th January 2020 — 29th February 2020
Mild themes, violence and coarse language
Presented by Country Arts SA
A timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.View event