Grand Wazoo

Boasting a repertoire of 300 superbly arranged tunes, the dynamic 13 piece Grand WaZoo: Kings of Soul is, unquestionably, the finest, most authentic and entertaining Soul Music Orchestra in Australia. The band will feature at Bird’s Basement on Saturday, March 17 at around 8:00pm. Founded in 1981 by musician-arranger, John Montesante, who still leads the band today, Grand WaZoo performs well-known hits, rare soul gems, and some band originals in the same big brassy soul style. The band enjoys wide appeal across generations and cultures, due to its diverse multi-racial and multi-generational members, with music that is timeless and provides a soundtrack to generations, past and present. Female soul artists are an essential part of Grand WaZoo’s longevity and success, and on March 17 stunning Joys Njambi and mighty May Johnston will feature alongside the stellar WaZoo Horns, who recently backed The Temptations for their Australian tour. Grand WaZoo performs internationally and interstate, with the band’s talent always in demand - because they are matchless in the genre. No band in the southern hemisphere makes Soul Music more engaging on any stage, anywhere. And what better place to catch Australia's kings of soul than at their CBD home, Bird’s Basement.

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