Presented by the Down South Jazz Club on Thursday 21st December. Tickets $15 for Jazz Club members and $20 for Non Jazz Club members. For bookings and enquiries phone 6495 9853. Local band ‘Kitty Kat and the Band of Thieves’, an astonishingly competent big-time fun band.
On Thursday 21st December, at Club Sapphire, the Down South Jazz Club is delighted to bring back to the stage for their Christmas break-up, local band ‘Kitty Kat and the Band of Thieves’, an astonishingly competent big-time fun band. They play 30’s and 40’s jazz and swing hits through to infectious pop, disco, funk, soul-infused tunes from the 80’s & 90’s that will make the dance floor a hard place to leave. They are, currently, the only band on the Far South Coast who can showcase this range of music styles in one show. Their recent performances in recent Merimbula Jazz Festivasl were extremely popular.
Band Leader, Candy McVeity (Kitty) has enthusiastically and stylishly melded a mix off gifted musicians who love playing together in the band of thieves!
The line-up incorporates Kristy Ellis on keyboards who has “done time for stealing keys and knowing too many chords”. The rest of the band all have more than 30 years of experience playing ‘just for us’. John McVeity (bass), Conrad McMullen (guitars), and John Fraser (drums) who has “done time for skin beating”. On the front line is Kitty, marshalling the vocals with alto saxophone.
As in their last appearance for the Down South Jazz Club in August last year they will have the addition of well-known local vocalist Matt Kimber. Matt is based in Bega. He has been singing for the past 27 years, during which time he has won numerous vocal competitions around Australia. His voice has been compared to that of Sinatra, Presley and Michael Bublé. Members and guests of The Down South Jazz Club have had the pleasure of listening to his relaxed, lay-back style many times and look forward once again to his accompanying “Kitty Kat and the Band of Thieves”.
It will be a great way to begin your Christmas festivities and, with the inclusion of some heart-warming jazz Christmas tunes, promises to be a lot of fun.