Thank you to all of you who came to Penrith RSL for jazz this Saturday and made the afternoon so much fun.
The jazz audience at Penrith RSL make the whole afternoon a great social occasion, so the band and I always look forward to playing in the city by the Nepean.
In fact, we’ll be back at Penrith RSL for Armistice Day, 11 November, 2 – 5pm.
With me in the band today as I sang the songs of the 1920s and 1930s, we had, by special request, the great honour of being joined by bass brass virtuoso, Cazzbo Johns, formerly of the Australian Opera.
Bob Gillespie, musical director for Lovelace Watkins and drummer for Maynard Fergusson’s English Band was on the kit.
Guitarist for Ricky May, Grahame Conlon, swung on his Spanish guitar and banjo.
Damon Poppleton, aged 14, jammed on alto and tenor saxes. And Flynn Poppleton, age 10, sat in on drums for On The Sunny Side Of The Street.
As always, I’ve taken some happy snaps for you below. See you at Penrith, 11 November!
Please visit the band website: gregpoppletonmusic.com