Released 1 January 2014Download $1
1920s Orchestra – The Lounge Bar Lotharios, is Greg Poppleton’s authentic ten-piece 1920s dance band playing authentic 1920s arrangements of hit songs from the decade.
Under the musical direction of ARIA nominee, Geoff Power, the 1920s Orchestra, with Greg Poppleton singing, has played at festivals and corporate events.
Highlights include the Canberra Centenery 1920s Gala, the 60th Anniversary of the Sydney Jazz Club, and the Great Art Deco Ball at the Blue Mountains Roaring 20s Festival.
Songs the orchestra plays include ‘Me and Jane in a Plane’, ‘The Breakaway’, ‘If I Had a Talking Picture of You’, ‘My Canary Has Circles Under His Eyes’, ‘Pasadena’, ‘Dardenella’, ‘Let’s Misbehave’, ‘Baby Face’, ‘Never Swat a Fly’, ‘I’ll Be a Friend with Pleasure’ and dozens more.
Greg Poppleton: Singer & band leader / Geoff Power: Trumpet and musical director / James Power: Trumpet / Ben Gurton : Trombone / Jim Elliott: Alto sax and clarinet / Laura Power: Alto sax, baritone sax and clainet / Glenn Heinrich: Tenor sax and clarinet / Bradley Newman : Piano / Michael Brady : Banjo / Greg Chilcott : Sousaphone / Alex Inman-Hislop: Drums / Al Davey: Trumpet / Ben Gurton: Trombone / Paul Furniss, Ron Nairn, Alan Solomon: Reeds / Tony Gardner: Piano / Grahame Conlon: Banjo / Rod Herbert: Sousaphone / Lawrie Thompson: Drums.
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