Garfish & The Beatmeisters @ Tomerong Hall

10/02/2018 - Tomerong Hall, Tomerong


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7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Tomerong Hall

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This group is masterminded by trumpet player Nick Garbett (The Strides & The Vampires) with the intention of recording an authentic sounding instrumental reggae album that would bring a fresh and inspiring sound to the Australian music scene. The album GARFISH – Vol 1 was co-produced by Paulie Bromley(Bobby Alu, George, The Beautiful Girls) and Declan Kelly (DK & the Rising Sun, Bernard Fanning, Diesel ‘n’ Dub) at Bromley’s Tanuki Lounge Studios in Brisbane and released in late 2015. It features a slew of heavyweight musicians helping to flesh out Garbett’s compositions, resulting in a dedicated meditation on the instrumental style pioneered by old world Jamaican masters such as Sly and Robbie, Tommy McCook and The Skatalites.

The live show has taken this sound to a new level, featuring some of Australia’s most creative and groovy musicians stretching out over hypnotic reggae beats with a powerful three-piece horn section carrying catchy melodies you’ll be whistling for days.

Have a listen!

The Band

Nick Garbett – Trumpet

Matt Keegan – Sax

James Greening – Trombone

Declan Kelly – Drums/vocals

Rob Woolf – Organ/Keys/vocals

Carl Dewhurst – Guitar

Winston Stephenson – Bass