"La Mauvaise Réputation" are a trio playing French Chanson from the 30s and 40s in the style of Django Reinhardt.  Their debut album "Tours Eiffel en plastique" was launched at the Ozmanouche festival, 2011, where they had the privilege of supporting gypsy jazz giant Andreas Oberg. They play regularly around Melbourne, including a long running Saturday afternoon residency a Tre Espresso cafe. www.lamauvaisereputationband.com

Peter Baylor's "Ultrafox" play authentic gypsy swing, inspired by Django Reinhardt, the Ferret brothers, Oscar Aleman, and their contemporaries in 1930s Paris. They appear regularly around Melbourne and interstate as a trio, as well as in larger formats, including Julie O'Hara on vocals, Michael McQuaid on reeds, Andy Baylor on fiddle, and Anthony Schulz on accordion. Their album "Chasing Shadows" was released in early 2012 to critical acclaim. www.ultrafoxswing.com


"The Furbelows" are a lively vocal harmony group performing music inspired by the Mills Brothers, the Boswell Sisters, and the Andrews Sisters.  Underpinning the singing is a fiery gypsy jazz rhythm section.  They play regularly around venues in Melbourne, and are working on their debut recording. www.thefurbelows.com






"Delaney/Gilmartin/Lee" is a collaborative modern jazz trio inspired by the amazing Jeanne Lee/Ran Blake duo's album "The Newest Sound Around".  They play original music from all three members, as well as some re-imagined pieces plucked from amongst their diverse interests.