Sassafras: An Evening in Paris Presented by Jessie Gordon 2020

Sassafras: An Evening in Paris Presented by Jessie Gordon 2020

January, 2020

The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth, Western Australia

About This Festival

Sassafras return to Fringe World with more gypsy jazz! This local Perth band featuring Lachlan Gear, Aaron Deacon, Pete Jeavons, Adrian Galante and Jessie Gordon will have you swaying with delight to their Parisian tunes. Sassafras present a vibrant, acoustic mix of French gypsy, swing and jazz, all performed with the sensational virtuosity and passion so intrinsic to the tradition of this music.

This dazzling show will take you on a journey discovering the music, the heart and soul of Paris. With songs from Edith Piaf, Django Reinhardt, Sidney Bechet and many more who lived and loved in Paris in the early 20th Century, Sassafras will charm and enthral you, just like the city herself.

Sasaafras are a local Perth gypsy swing band, featuring Lachlan Gear and Aaron Deacon on guitar, Pete Jeavons on double bass, Adrian Galante on clarinet and Jessie Gordon on vocals.

'excellent fast, tight and wild swing music...' The Australia Times

'a smooth, well-rehearsed and a tightly run ship headed by a sassy great singer' Arts Hub