More Photos From The Mighty 30th Illawarra Jazz Festival


The Illawarra Jazz Festival is one of Australia’s premier jazz festivals.

And Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters were there for the mighty 30th Illawarra Jazz Fest.

The Illawarra Jazz Festival is held in the Corrimal Hotel, Princes Hwy and Railway St Corrimal, over the last weekend in April.

After a HUGELY successful 30th Festival in 2016, the festival committee is gearing up for an even bigger weekend of jazz in 2017 for the 31st Festival.

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Keep an eye on all the great jazz gigs the Illawarra Jazz Club put on WEEKLY at the Corrimal Hotel

Shelley Rae King, Illawarra Jazz Club president, sent me some more photos of Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at the Illawarra Autumn Jazz Fest 2016. Thank you, Peter, for the action pix. We hope you enjoy them…

One of the wonderful audience at the Illawarra Jazz Festival, with Cazzbo Johns (left) and Greg Poppleton (right).
One of the wonderful audience at the Illawarra Jazz Festival, with Cazzbo Johns (left) and Greg Poppleton (right).

 

On stage: Lawrie Thompson (drums) Greg Poppleton (singing) Cazzbo Johns (sousaphone obscured) Grahame Conlon (guitar) Paul Furniss (clarinet, soprano and alto saxes).
On stage: Lawrie Thompson (drums) Greg Poppleton (singing) Cazzbo Johns (sousaphone obscured) Grahame Conlon (guitar) Paul Furniss (clarinet, soprano and alto saxes).

 

Greg Poppleton points to the press photographer from the Illawarra Mercury. Cazzbo Johns, sousaphone.
Greg Poppleton points to the press photographer from the Illawarra Mercury. Cazzbo Johns, sousaphone.

 

A heartfelt tune, no doubt. Greg Poppleton with Cazzbo Johns, sousaphone.
A heartfelt tune, no doubt. Greg Poppleton with Cazzbo Johns, sousaphone.

 

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters (l-r) Paul Furniss (holding a bass clarinet) Lawrie Thompson (drums) Greg Poppleton (singer with megaphone) Cazzbo Johns (sousaphone) Grahame Conlon (guitar doubling banjo).
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters (l-r) Paul Furniss (holding a bass clarinet) Lawrie Thompson (drums) Greg Poppleton (singer with megaphone) Cazzbo Johns (sousaphone) Grahame Conlon (guitar doubling banjo).

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