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Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters

Primary Instrument: Vocalist


Born: October 19, 1985    

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters

Greg Poppleton is a jazz singer with a 3 octave range. He specialises in hot jazz and swing from the 1920s and 1930s.

He leads two bands.

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters is a small group trio to sextet.

The Lounge Bar Lotharios is a 1920s Dance Orchestra under the musical direction of Geoff Power.

Awards

Best Music Show - Phantom Dancer: Swing, jazz & dance from live 1920s - 50s radio & TV - 2007
CBAA Awards (Weekly playlist posted in the Jazz Bulletin Board forum under Sights & Sounds)

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Featured recording “Sweet Sue”

Latest Release

Sweet Sue

Self Produced (2013)

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“Greg has captured that decade's [1920s] vocal style to perfection,”
Kevin Jones, 102.5FM Fine Music Sydney, formerly jazz critic for The Australian

“Fresh, original, filled with musical integrity...Boy do these guys swing!”
Gerard Beulah Jr, JazzReview.com (US)

“The band knows what to do in terms of style”
Donny Harvey, MuzikReviews.com (US)

”We must say, Greg Poppleton's music always hits the spot - so authentic sounding!”
Women's Vintage Radio, Gillespie Network (USA)

“Greg has the natural knack of sounding exactly like a 1920s singer”
John Buchanan, Jazz Festival and Concert Producer

”You certainly have nailed the 20s vocal stylings!”
Bill Lawson Jazz On The Terrace Radio Adelaide

”Captures the essence of the swing years with uncanny accuracy”
eJazzNews.com (USA)

”Just too fun to ignore!”
CFBO Radio (Canada)

“Captures the essence of the swing years with uncanny accuracy. 5 Stars”
John Gilbert, eJazzNews.com (US)
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