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Gregg Arthur with Quartet Quartet is Coming to the Blue Mountains

Source: Alpha Consulting
Archived 3 Sep 2019 - Posted: 4 Jul 2019
Talented Australian singer/songwriter Gregg Arthur is coming to the Blue Mountains and he's bringing some of Australia's best musicians with him!

Gregg's career has seen him perform on stages all over the globe. Whilst overseas he earned praise from industry legends including Tony Bennett who said "I love the way you sing. You have a fan in the way that you phrase… it's perfect."

Accompanying Gregg on stage will be his jazz quartet and a string quartet creating a unique concert experience.

From popular contemporary hits, classic jazz, orchestrations written for Gregg by the late Maestro Tommy Tycho and original songs written by Gregg, theshow has something for everyone to enjoy. It will bring audiences some of the most beautiful songs ever written including The Windmills Of Your Mind, Nature Boy, The Look Of Love, If You Go Away, My Funny Valentine, Body and Soul and so much more.

"After several years travelling and performing overseas it's great to be back touring Australia. I'm very excited to be performing in the Blue Mountains next month with some of Australia's most talented musicians. We have chosen a wonderful selection of music and look forward to bringing this to local residents," says Gregg Arthur.

Joining Gregg on stage is Quartet Quartet, eight of Australia's most respected musicians including Andrew Scott on piano, Craig Scott on double bass, Tim Geldens on drums, Michael Avgenicos on tenor sax, Tatyana Lukich and Nataliya Lukich on violin, Marianne Yeomans on viola and Sally Schinckel-Brown on cello.

Supporting the tour will be a special performance by Australia's very own sister violin duo, Nat & Tat (Nataliya and Tatyana Lukich).

Don't miss out on your opportunity to see this special show at Blue Mountains Theatre in Springwood on Saturday 3rd August at 8pm or Parramatta Riverside Theatres at 4pm and 8pm.

About Gregg Arthur

Gregg Arthur is an Australian singer and songwriter, critically acclaimed by both the press and his peers. Gregg performs internationally at theatres, clubs, music festivals and private events, collaborating with Australia's finest musicians. Gregg has released 8 albums and 7 compilations.

"…the finest male jazz singer Australia has produced since Vince Jones" - Eric Myers, The Weekend Australian

"Some people got it, and some people don't. Gregg Arthur is one of the ones who does. It's the devilish art of being a jazz singer." - John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald

"Unmatched as a singer and performer" - Clayton Cameron (Drummer with Sammy Davis Jnr, Tony Bennett, George Shearing, Joe Pass, Joe Williams).

"In my opinion he is the ultimate crooner" - Maestro Tommy Tycho AM MBE


Gregg Arthur with Quartet Quartet

Date:
Saturday 3rd August 2019

Time:
8pm 

Venue:
Blue Mountains Theatre, 106-108 Macquarie Rd, Springwood

 
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