SWING ON IN, BAARTZY'S BREW & MORSE CODE
Hey, Gold Coasters, what’s your jam?
You’re invited to grab some free JOY and kick up your heels in a social swing dance taster class, then clap along and watch an epic swing jam led by light-footed legends Ray and Chrissy Keepence from Swing On In.
Tap your retro toes and raise your pulse as Baartzy’s Brew and Morse Code join forces and play off all the favourite tunes of the Big Band era. Then try to resist jumping to your feet to shimmy and spin when all the swing dancers hit the floor to jam it out!
“FROM HARD-DRIVING FUNK TO EVOCATIVE BALLAD, FROM BLUES TO LATIN TO TANGO … FASTIDIOUS AND EDGY BUT PLAYFUL AND FUN TOO…”
– Baartzy’s Brew, The Age
Martha Baartz (saxophonist/composer) has performed extensively Nationally and Internationally including Glastonbury Festival (UK), Edinburgh Festival, The Melbourne Festival, and The Brisbane International Jazz Festival. Martha is well known for her compositions performed in Baartzy’s Brew and The Denson Baartz Quartet. She has recorded four successful albums and her music is often played on Radio National, Jazz Track. She has performed with Australian greats Dan Sultan, Renee Geyer, Jimmy Barnes (Motown show), Sandy Evans, Bob Sedergreen (2008 Don Banks award winner), Andrea Keller (Aria winner) and Michelle Nicole (Wangaratta Jazz vocal award winner). She is a 1st call session and freelance artist Australia wide. “World class performance” (Waldek Sibinski, Australian Jazz Museum).
Justins Park, The EsplanadeBurleigh Heads QLD 4220
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