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The Jazz Kings  Band Bios Substitutes

Although the band members sometimes change out of necessity, the direction of the band will always remain the same and that is to create a performance experience that while jazz-oriented, is able to be appreciated and enjoyed by everybody.

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Richard Goldner began playing drums professionally by the age of 15, studying music from an early age initially including piano and saxophone as well as the drums.  He has studied with New York drummer Mel Lewis and with Sydney based drummer Laurie Bennett at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.  Career Credits, Shows, tours and artists have included

·        Jacki Love / Chelsea Brown / Comedian / Col Elliot / Simon Gallaher / Judith Durham

·        American 60’s Rock & Roll group “The Diamonds” / Wickety Wak Show / Barry Crocker

·        Normie Rowe / Colleen Hewitt / The Ed Wilson Band / Australian Jazz

·        Vocalist Trudy Kerr and American R&B singer/songwriter Paul B Allen III (The Platters)
Richard has a Diploma of Music Industry – Technical Production and doubles as our sound engineer when required

 

 

Guitar - Andrew Hobler  

Andrew is a master of tasteful guitar regardless of the style of music. In his extensive career, he has worked as a guitarist, composer, arranger, programmer & teacher. He is easy going, enjoys great playing and his professionalism has made him a popular choice for acts on the Gold Coast and elsewhere. Since 1989, Andrew has performed locally and internationally in a wide variety of music genres and venues. During this time, he expanded & honed his composing, arranging, programming and playing skills and studied in Los Angeles at the Musicians Institute. He has considerable experience in solo guitar performance and has a broad repertoire. Alongside his work as a musician, he has created many compositions, as well as custom songs. Andrew has filled in as guitarist on a number of occasions and it is always a pleasure to have him in the band.

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