Greg Poppleton

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1920s - 1930s Swing Jazz Band

CV and Song List


FIVE STARS. Poppleton’s vocals capture the essence of the 1920s- 1930s with uncanny accuracy.

John Gilbert

eJazzNews (U.S)



Last year at the Melbourne Jazz Festival and the Thredbo Jazz Festival I saw some great acts. I made Greg Poppleton an offer [to play at the Waiheke International Jazz Festival] on the spot.

John Quigley

Director Waiheke International Jazz Festival



Captures the 1920s - 1930s vocal style to perfection.

Kevin Jones

102.5 Fine Music FM



Past highlights

  • Sydney Festival
    2020 and 1997
  • Waiheke Internation Jazz Festival
  • SKYCITY International Sunset Jazz
  • Thredbo Jazz Festival
  • Illawarra Jazz Fest
  • International Jazz Day
    Avoca Beach Cinema
  • Blue Mountains Roaring 20s Festival
    6 years
  • Glen Street Theatre Jazz Festival
  • Dubbo Jazz Festival
  • The Rocks Village Bizarre
  • Kings Cross Festival
  • Sydney 2000 Olympics Festival
  • Jazz at the Pines
    5 years
  • The Rocks Aroma Festival
  • Bledisloe Cup Ball
  • Wallabies Rugby Annual Dinner
  • Eureka Prize Event
  • Great Art Deco Ball
    5 years
  • Sydney Artists' Masked Ball
    2 years
  • Gin Mill Social
    4 years
  • 120th Anniversary Royal Sydney Golf Club
  • 100th Anniversary McDonald Performing Arts College
  • 75th Anniversary Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • 60th Anniversary Film Australia
  • Kino Cabaret
  • Blue Mountains Tourism Awards
    3 years
  • Movember Launch
  • Monster House
    TV show
  • Recipe to Riches
    TV show


  • Ain't Misbehavin'
    Fats Waller/Harry Brooks/Andy Razaf (1929)
  • Ain't She Sweet?
    Milton Ager/Jack Yellen (1927)
  • All of Me
    Gerald Marks/Seymour Simons (1931)
  • Always
    Irving Berlin (1925)
  • Amapola (English and Spanish)
    Joseph LaCalle/Albert Gamse (1924)
  • As Time Goes By
    Herman Hupfield (1931)
  • Avalon
    Al Jolson/BG De Sylva/Vincent Rose (1920)
  • Begin the Beguine
    Cole Porter (1935)
  • Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
    Jacob Jacobs/Sholom Secunda (1932)
  • Bésame Mucho (Spanish)
    Consuelo Velázquez (1940)
  • Blue Moon
    Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart (1934)
  • Blue Skies
    Irving Berlin (1926)
  • Button Up Your Overcoat
    Ray Henderson/Bud G. DeSylva/Lew Brown (1928)
  • Charleston
    James P Johnson (1923)
  • Cheek to Cheek
    Irving Berlin (1935)
  • Crazy Rhythm
    Irving Caesar/Joseph Meyer/Roger Wolfe Kahn (1928)
  • Dinah
    Harry Akst/Sam M. Lewis/Joe Young (1925)
  • East of the Sun
    Brooks Bowman (1934)
  • Exactly Like You
    Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields (1935)
  • Falling in Love Again (English and German)
    Friedrich Hollaender (1930)
  • Five Foot Two Eyes of Blue
    Ray Henderson/Sam M. Lewis/Joseph Widow Young (1925)
  • Georgia
    Hoagy Carmichael/Stuart Gorrell (1930)
  • How Deep is the Ocean?
    Irving Berlin (1932)
  • I Can't Give You Anything But Love
    Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields (1928)
  • I Found a Million Dollar Baby
    Harry Warren/Mort Dixon/Billy Rose (1931)
  • I Get a Kick Out Of You
    Cole Porter (1934)
  • I Only Have Eyes For You
    Harry Warren/Al Dubin (1934)
  • I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
    Clarence Willaims (1919)
  • If I Could Be With You
    James P. Johnson/Henry Creamer (1926)
  • I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
    Fred E. Ahlert/Joe Young (1935)
  • It Had To Be You
    Isham Jones/Gus Kahn (1924)
  • It's Only a Paper Moon
    Harold Arlen/E. Y. Harburg/Billy Rose (1932)
  • I've Got the World an a String
    Harold Arlen/Ted Koehler (1932)
  • I've Got You Under My Skin
    Cole Porter (1936)
  • Just One More Chance
    Sam Coslow/Arthur Johnson (1932)
  • Louise
    Leo Robin/Richard A. Whiting (1929)
  • Love Me or Leave Me
    Walter Donaldson/Gus Kahn (1928)
  • Lover Come Back to Me
    Sigmund Romberg/Oscar Hammerstein (1928)
  • Margie
    Con Conrad/J. Russel Robinson/Benny Davis (1920)
  • Makin' Whoopee
    Walter Donaldson/Gus Kahn (1928)
  • More Than You Know
    Vincent Youmans/Billy Rose/Edward Eliscu (1929)
  • My Blue Heaven
    Walter Donaldson/George A. Whiting (1927)
  • My Canary Has Circles Under His Eyes
    Ted Kohler/Eddie Pola/Jack Golden (1931)
  • My Gal Sal
    Paul Dresser (1904)
  • Night and Day
    Cole Porter (1932)
  • On the Suuny Side of the Street
    Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields (1930)
  • Peanut Vendor (Spanish)
    Moisés Simons (1928)
  • Road to Gundagai
    Jack O'Hagan (1923)
  • St James Infirmary
  • St Louis Blues
    W.C. Handy (1914)
  • Sheik of Araby
    Harry B. Smith/Francis Wheeler/Ted Snyder (1921)
  • Singing in the Bathtub
    Michael H. Cleary/Herb Magidson/Ned Washington (1929)
  • Small Hotel
    Richard Rodgers/ Lorenz Hart (1935)
  • South of the Border
    Jimmy Kennedy/Michael Carr (1939)
  • Star Dust
    Hoagy Carmichael /Mitchell Parish (1927)
  • Sugar
    M Pinkard / S Mitchell / F Alexander (1926)
  • Sweet and Lovely
    Gus Arnheim/Charles N. Daniels/Harry Tobias (1931)
  • Sweet Lorraine
    Cliff Burwell/Mitchell Parish (1928)
  • Sweet Sue
    Victor Young/Will J. Harris (1928)
  • Tea for Two
    Vincent Youmans/Irving Caesar (1925)
  • The Very Thought of You
    Ray Noble (1934)
  • The Way You Look Tonight
    Jerome Kern/Dorothy Fields (1936)
  • These Foolish Things
    Eric Maschwitz/Jack Strachey (1936)
  • They Didn't Believe Me
    Jerome Kern (1914)
  • Three Little Words
    Bert Kalmar/Harry Ruby (1930)
  • Time on my Hands
    Vincent Youmans/Harold Adamson/Mack Gordon (1930)
  • Tip Toe Through the Tulips
    Joe Burke/ Al Dubin (1926)
  • Too Marvellous
    Johnny Mercer/Richard Whiting (1937)
  • Two Sleepy People
    Hoagy Carmichael/Frank Loesser (1938)
  • When I Take My Sugar To Tea
    Sammy Fain/Irving Kahal/Pierre Norman (1931)
  • When My Dreamboat Comes Home
    Dave Franklin/Cliff Friend (1936)
  • Where or When (Italian and English)
    Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart (1937)
  • Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
    Harry Barris/Ted Koehler/Billy Moll (1931)
  • Yes, We Have No Bananas!
    Frank Silver/Irving Cohn (1923)
  • You Made Me Love You
    James Monaco/Joseph McCarthy (1913)
  • + 100s more 1920s - 1930s Instrumentals

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