Esstee Big Band is Melbourne’s hardest-swinging 18-piece jazz ensemble. Synonymous with toe-tapping, swing dancing good times, Esstee Big Band performs the best of the classic big band vocal repertoire, as well as the most exciting instrumentals and original compositions in town. Featuring fabulous singers Margot Leighton and Zac Teichmann, Esstee has played around Melbourne for the past 15 years, including regular performances at the Wangaratta Jazz Festival, The Spotted Mallard, The Penny Black, Manchester Lane, Stonnington Jazz and many more. If you like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Harry Connick Jr, Nina Simone, Michael Buble or even a bit of Basie, Mingus or Ellington, then Esstee Big Band is the band for you!
Georgia Bennett comes to the Wesley Anne to enchant her audience, both in seduction and melancholy. Her jazz influences meet with a ‘Lana Del Rey’ style of writing and singing, a combination that is sure to tingle the senses of any audience. Tales of love and loss are told with a femme fatale attitude and sultry, ethereal vocals, that will be best experienced in this intimate setting