Born: February 23, 1962 Primary Instrument: Trombone
Daryl McKenzie (Musical Director & Trombone) Has directed the Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra for the past six years playing with artists such as Bill Watrous, James Morrison, Wilbur Wilde, Nichaud Fitzgibbon and Nina Ferro. Previously Musical Director for the Nine Network's Hey Hey It's Saturday during the 1990's. Has previously directed the AFI awards for the ABC and episodes of Dancing with the Stars and the Good Friday Appeal for the Seven Network. Daryl was Musical Director for the Seven network's Australia's Got Talent Series 1. Has orchestrated and conducted numerous international movies including The Truman Show, Death Defying Acts, Hating Alison Ashley, After the Deluge, Bootmen and Two Hands plus the Olympic and Commonwealth Games themes for the Seven Network. Artists to use Daryl's arrangements include Ray Charles, Randy Crawford, John Farnham, Tom Jones, Kate Ceberano, Rhonda Burchmore, Joe Cocker, Barry Manilow and BB King. Daryl is Musical Director of the Victoria Police Showband and lectures in orchestration and arranging at the Victorian College of the Arts.
It's About Time
Tracks: Still Workin' It; Ariba; Upon a Rock; Eat Side Lonely; Legacy; Hola; Clouds on Blue, Boogaloo For Two, Dialmentia.
Personnel: Daryl McKenzie: Musical Director & Trombone:
Lachlan Davidson, Tim Wilson, Tony Hicks, Cheryl Clark, Stuart Byrne, Ian Whitehurst, Greg Clarkson: Saxes :
Shane Hughes, Vinnie Burke, Michael Fraser, Daniel Beasey, Danny Madden, Scott Tinkler: Trumpets:
Ian Bell, Roger Schmidli, Joe O'Callaghan: Trombones:
John Turcio: Piano:
Jack Pantazis, Simon Patterson: Guitar:
Kim May, Jo To: Bass:
Danny Farrugia : Drums:
Phil Binnotto: Percussion:
Gian Slater: Vocals .
As A Side Musician
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Personnel: Name: instrument.
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Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.
Lecturer in Arranging/Orchestration at the VCA (Uni. Melbourne)