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Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters

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Greg Poppleton is Sydney's only authentic 1920s and 1930s style jazz singer

His two bands feature Sydney's world-touring, classic jazz musicians, including Paul Furniss, Geoff Power, Al Davey, Grahame Conlon, Lawrie Thompson and many more

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters play small group 1920s hot jazz and 1930s swing. Their new CD, 'Doin' The Charleston' is one of those rare jazz albums picked up by commercial radio. It was Bob Rogers' 2CH 9 O'Clock Special on Saturday 24 November. No other contemporary Australian jazz album has received so much commercial radio airplay

The Lounge Bar Lotharios is Sydney's 1920s Great Gatsby Dance Orchestra. The 11-piece Roaring 20s Dance Orchestra play original 1920s arrangements of 1920s songs. It is lead by band singer Greg Poppleton with musical direction by ARIA-nominated trumpeter, Geoff Power

“Greg has captured the 1920s vocal style to perfection,” Kevin Jones, 102.5FM Fine Music Sydney, former jazz critic for The Australian.

"Captures the essence of the swing years with uncanny accuracy" eJazzNews.com (USA)

"Absolutely flooring" Women's Vintage Radio Hour, KMRN Radio (USA)

"Just too fun to ignore!" CFBO Radio (Canada)

YouTube Video: Sheik Of Araby
YouTube Video: Live Greg Poppleton Swing Show
YouTube Video: Falling In Love Again
YouTube Video: Exactly Like You
Please visit Greg Poppleton's website: www.bakelitejazz.com

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