Sat 14 Aug 2010

A block rocking new live/DJ dance session for Melbourne brought to you by one of the worlds legendary club nights!

Featuring live on stage:

The Bombay Royale

DJ Russ Dewbury (UK)

Plus Blair Stafford

@ The Order of Melbourne, 2/401 Swanston St, Melbourne

On Saturday August 14th

9pm – 2am

Experience the flavour of one of the world’s legendary club sessions as the “Jazz Rooms” returns to Melbourne after our slamming debut show.

UK DJ Russ Dewbury founder of the Brighton Jazz Rooms has become the first international dj/promoter to achieve a Distinguished Talent Visa for permanent residency in Australia.

Russ has recently relocated to Australia bringing with him a club concept that is much celebrated by the underground music community. Running consecutively for over 21 years in the UK, featuring all over the globe and now playing to packed houses in Sydney and Perth, “A Night at the Jazz Rooms” is a fresh new live/dj club night for Melbourne with Jazz at its core.

Expect a return to old school clubbing with a new school twist! Expect a heavyweight mix of Jazz/Soul/Funk/Afro/Latin hooked up with Hip Hop/Drum n Bass and House brought to you by resident DJ and host Russ Dewbury and featuring some of the heaviest International and homegrown live acts and DJs around.

Our second show in Melbourne cranks up the pressure further combining performance from an exciting new live project alongside top dj sets and live percussion getting you on the floor all night long.

The Bombay Royale
The Bombay Royale are a new Melbourne based 12 piece Indian Bollywood Funk outfit attracting a buzz after a handful of live shows.
This innovative live ensemble play a high octane mix of slamming Disco, Funk and Surf tunes from 1960’s and 1970’s Bollywood.
Drawing on a wide range of influences from Indian Cinematic music to Jazz, Funk and Afro luminaries Quincy Jones, Ennio Morricone and the Budos Band the band create a heady cocktail of Eastern and Western influences making for a sensational live experience.

Bombay Royale feature vocalists Parvyn Singh and Shourov Bhattacharya who sing largely in Hindi and comprise members from the cream of Melbourne's live music scene, including bands such as Labjacd, The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, San Lazaro, Mr Savona, Vulgagrad and Illzilla. Featured percussionist’s are Sam Evans, widely recognised as one of the finest tabla players in the country and multi-instrumentalist Josh Bennett who plays sitar, dilruba and tabla.

Russ Dewbury direct from Brighton UK, via Sydney, Russ provides the Jazz Rooms unique soundtrack connecting cutting edge dance vibrations from all strands of black music past present and future. With a firm emphasis on dance floor energy, expect full on genre crossing club sessions!

Blair Stafford (PBS FM’s Inside Vibe / just returned from a five week tour of Japan, taking in parties such as Primo in Tokyo, Le Jazz Modal in Nagoya, Triangle in Osaka plus supports for Kode 9, Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro and Fuji Rock Festival.

Its going to be one hell of a party. Do not miss it!