Agus Batara Quartet is a lush instrumental jazz band playing original compositions. The quartet brings together Agus’s (keys) with the three great Melbourne talents of Jonathon Moore (guitar), Anthony Pell (bass), and Sebastian Jego (drums). The band was formed in 2017 through their participation at the Castlemaine Jazz Festivals. Agus Batara (bandleader) draws his musical style from his early years classical upbringing, strong jazz tradition, modern deep funk and other eclectic groove found outside the western paradigm. In the past 18 months the quartet has played various local music venues including the Post Office Hotel, CERES Market, Compass Pizza, the Edinburgh Castle and Paris Cat Jazz Club.