Sun. Mar. 24 – Spit Roast with John Withers and the Jazz Wizards

DSCF0005bCome join John Withers and the Jazz wizards for spit roast and some jazz. To anyone familiar with jazz in Australia, the three members of this group that are professional jazz musicians with a wealth on experience both in Australia and over seas, will need little by way of introduction.

John Murray of “New Melbourne Jazz band” fame, trombone/vocals. Mike Longhurst, Mike, for many years played with wonderful “Frank Traynor jazz band”, clarinet. John Withers, John has played with many bands in his long career, including the famous “Rod Mason jazz band”, “George Webb’s dixielanders”, Society Syncopators, “Hotter than six Fireworks jazz band”, the list goes on…, banjo/ukulele.

The ladies are the really wonderful part of this group, both being relatively new to performing jazz, Brenda Withers, once married to the late jazz trumpeter, Frank Johnson, bass. Jo Simon, Jo has been involved with music for some time both as a piano teacher and vocalist, it was only by chance that while attending a jam session she was asked to try a couple of jazz songs, the result was instantaneous, a new jazz singer was born, in just a few short months, Jo has built up an amazing repertoire of jazz songs, including many that require the sort of talent that only the very best singers can perform.

The Apollonian’s famous spit roast is always a favourite. Popular with locals and visitors alike. A wood fired spit-roast is prepared in our rustic bush kitchen. Large platters of salad, hot potatoes and damper complete this popular meal … be sure to book early for this unique dining experience.

When: 11.30 am to 2.30 pm.

Where: Apollonian Hotel, Laguna Street, Boreen Point – Map – about a 30 minute drive from Noosa Beach.

Booking: ESSENTIAL – To make a reservation call us on 07 5485 3100 between 10.00 am and 10.00 pm any day.

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