Part 3: Greg Poppleton at Waiheke Jazz Festival 2016


Waiheke 2016 Festival Part 3. Photos of Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at the 2016 Waiheke International Jazz Festival in New Zealand.

Waiheke Jazz Festival Part 2
Waiheke Jazz Festival Part 1

These photos were taken at Morra Hall on the Saturday night by Auckland-based photographer Steve Bone.

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters were opening for NZ music legend Greg Johnson.

Waiting to go on stage
In the wings at Morra Hall waiting to go on…

 

greg poppleton megaphone monochrome morra hall
Then at the last minute a flash of inspiration. I dash out to the front of the hall and make a big entrance through the audience singing ‘Sweet Sue’ into my red 1920s megaphone

 

singing up the front steps
Dancing up the Morra Hall stage steps

 

the trio at morra hall
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters, Morra Hall, Waiheke Festival. Greg Poppleton 1920s vocals, Greg Chilcott sousaphone doubling trombone, Arthur Washington guitar.

 

singing sweet lorraine acoustically
The microphones are gone. The 200 people in the hall fall into a hush. Greg sings ‘Sweet Lorraine’, unamplified, with Arthur Washington on acoustic guitar

 

Greg Chilcott on trombone and Arthur Washington guitar duet 'On the Sunny Side of the Street'
Greg Chilcott on trombone and Arthur Washington guitar duet ‘On the Sunny Side of the Street’

 

Dancing to Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters in Morra Hall
Dancing to Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at Morra Hall

 

The finale. Greg Poppleton biding farewell to Morra Hall.
The finale. Greg Poppleton biding farewell to Morra Hall.

 

More pics soon by Steve Bone of Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters on stage at the big festival finale at Rangihoua Estate in front of 1500 dancing people.

Planning your wedding, corporate event or party? We’d love to play swinging 1920s – 30s background and dance music for you. Let’s get together. Call the friendly and ever helpful Tony Jex:

Call: 61 2 9567 7171 | 0407 941 263 | tony@ozmanagement.com

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