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MUSIC in the CHURCH presents: Leigh Barker Band

MUSIC in the CHURCH St Johns Anglican Church & Red Door Hall Moruya, presents… Leigh Barker Band featuring Heather Stewart Saturday 17 December 2022 @ 7:00pm Tickets: $35 @ the door, cash or Tap-n-Go

The MUSIC in the CHURCHfinal concert of the year featuring the Leigh Barker Band. Bassist and jazz band leader Leigh Barker is bringing his band to Australia for the first time in over six years. The Leigh Barker Band brings audiences the classic sounds of the golden era of American jazz, presented in their uniquely Australian style. A style that also carries the inflections of 21st century Paris, center of the renaissance of French swing and hot jazz, and current home to the band leader. Canberra born, Melbourne trained, and Paris-based, Barker has always had his band out on the road, playing their unique mix of classic swing, blues, hot jazz, and original compositions. On this tour, the Leigh Barker Band boasts a cast of Melbourne musicians and long-time bandmates, and most importantly stars Heather Stewart, award-winning vocalist and violinist and another Paris favourite. Catch this band live on stage for the first time in six years, as they bring their popular European show to the Antipodes.

Links Melbourne on bandcamp: Paris on bandcamp: Melbourne/Paris promo video on youtube: Melbourne/Paris promo video (Behind the scenes):


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