Martin comes to Swing Time Club

SWING: Craig Martin during a recent Beatles Swing show.  He will perform at Cleveland on April 17.

SWING: Craig Martin during a recent Beatles Swing show. He will perform at Cleveland on April 17.

The Swing Time Music Club  welcomes special  jazz singer Craig Martin to its next session being staged at 2pm on Sunday,  April 17 at 2pm at Binary Music, Bloomfield Street, Cleveland. 

SWING:  The Swing Time Club gets people swinging when it meets monthly at Cleveland. The next session is on April 17.

SWING: The Swing Time Club gets people swinging when it meets monthly at Cleveland. The next session is on April 17.

The club is the rebadging of the Keyboard Club, established 27 years ago.  It has recently moved to its new location and meets  on the third Sunday of the month.   Enquires to John Wickham on  3821 3585

A core group of musicians provides the backbone of each event and anyone can come and play or sing their favourite song or just sit back and enjoy the music.  

“We are always looking for new people to come along and enjoy the wonderful music of the Swing Time era,” pianist and founding member John Ellis said.

Ellis is joined at each monthly session by well-known jazz pianist Jeff Usher, John Wickham (saxophone), Bob McGinley (drums) and George Williamson (vocalist/MC). Other regular performers include Glad Graveson and Dawn Moore.

Karen Henderson of Binary Music also plays double bass in the group.

“We love being able to help bring the community together in this social musical setting, and the afternoon tea break gives everyone a chance to chat and socialise,” she said.

The Binary Music Studio hosts regular ukulele lessons, ‘Dukes of Uke‘ and ‘Redland City Ukulele‘ Club meetings, ‘Musique’ a-capella choir and ‘Vocal Manoeuvres’ Junior Singers. Internationally famous pianist and composer Christopher Norton as part of his latest world tour will be conducting his Brisbane workshop and new piano album Eastern Preludes book launch on Saturday, April 16 at the studio.

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