1. A genre that recasts popular music as Swing and contemporary Jazz styles;
2. A genre that recasts Jazz classics into the modern music styles.
1. To refit modern popular songs with Swing and Jazz musical styles
2. To refit Jazz songs and tunes with modern music styles.
MJ & The Blue Progression reimagine your favourite contemporary songs, retro-refitting them as smooth swing. This 7-piece band will have the joint jumping with classics from Michael Jackson, Queen, Police & The Doors through to Daft Punk, Lorde & Meghan Trainor.
Address: 57 Flinders Street , Adelaide SA 5000
Wheelchair access: Yes
14, 21 Jul at 1pm Full Price $23.00
MJ & The Blue Progression is an Adelaide based jazz and swing collaboration whose members have each extensively contributed to the local, national and international music scene for decades. The band's lively performances have for years been popular events on the Umbrella Winter City Sounds and Adelaide Fringe scene. Mary-Jane (MJ) Hendry fronts the band and provides vocals with Stephen Stone – guitar and vocals. The horn section is provided by Steve Turner - trumpet and flugelhorn, David Fletcher – trumpet and flugelhorn, Andrew Vince – sax. Keeping the rhythm moving steadily along is Tom Stehlik – drums and David Bentley – bass and vocals.