WellSwung Daddies YOUR WEDDING AND CORPORATE BIG BAND SPECIALITS1>
King of Swing
Zip Gun Bop
Zoot Suit Riot
The House Is A Rockin
The WellSwung Daddies play a mixture of arrangements from the Swing Band Big Band era with 11 members including a 5 piece horn section, male and female vocals, double bass, guitar, piano, and drums. They are a big band in the style of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Royal Crown Revue, The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Louis Jordan, Buddy Rich, Count Basie, Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles. They bring their unique style to their original songs and big band classics made famous by the Great Gatsby era and the prohibition years. The arrangements are transcribed and arranged from original recordings and selected for their modern interpretation of Swing, Jive, Rock n Roll, Lindy Hop and Jazz.
The Daddies have appeared at the Manly Jazz Festival 2014, Warwick Jumpers and Jazz Festival 6 years, Cooly Rocks On Festival, The Tweed Valley Jazz Club, Twin Towns, The Gold Coast City Jazz Club, The Brisbane Jazz Club, The Gangster Ball at the Tivoli Brisbane.
The band is based in the Byron Shire NSW and features, Cherryn Lomas or Laura Nobel and Mick Buckley on Vocals, Derek Siddon and Mal Bateman trumpets, Steve Sax Baritone, Andy Hills Tenor Sax and Clarinet, Joshua Booyens trombone, Steve McLeod guitar, Matt Bone double bass, Wally Kafoa drums, Phil Shepherd piano, plus sound engineer & PA system all working together to recreate that that big band sound that is the WellSwung Daddies.
The WellSwung Daddies have attracted a large following of Swing and Rock n Roll dancers, from Brisbane and the Gold Coast in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales. Based in Byron Bay, Northern NSW they have played at venues up and down the coast, including corporate awards nights in Coffs Harbour at the Cex Club, Sanctuary Cove, The Greenhouse Tavern in Coffs Harbour for the SwingKatz, The Morrison Hotel Brisbane for the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride, The Beach Hotel Byron Bay, The Rails Byron Bay, plus Weddings, Parties and Corporate Functions in the Byron Bay and Gold Coast areas.