With special guest star, James Morrison

This performance has been rescheduled to Wednesday, 18 May 2022 due to ongoing flood impacts at QPAC. All ticketholders will be contacted via email with further information.

The Celebration of Swing will be a Big Band Blast! A concert spectacular honouring the famous American Big Band leaders and their Orchestras from the 1940s, the golden era of swing.

The concert will feature John Morrison’s Swing City; 15 musicians and showcase esteemed singers, Gregg Arthur and Jacki Cooper with special guest star, James Morrison.

The concert’s repertoire will highlight the music of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Count Basie and many more. The music is still recognised after 85 years; timeless icons of our musical heritage.

Musical Director of the concert, John Morrison, is recognised as one of Australia’s leading jazz drummers and band leaders.

An afternoon of nostalgic and unforgettable music from the greatest big bands of the 1940s! 

“Here is a great band, making its mark in the 21st century with all the colour and trappings of a 1940s Hollywood movie set… no wonder it’s a hit.” Kevin James, The Australian 


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