Adam Hall and The Velvet Playboys

Live Act Rhythm & Blues (R&B) Dance Jazz Soul Swing
Adam Hall and The Velvet Playboys - Rhythm & Blues (R&B) Dance Jazz Soul Swing Live Act in Perth

Adam Hall and The Velvet Playboys Short Info

"Adam Hall and The Velvet Playboys" are somewhat of an instituion of the Perth music scene.
Formed in 2005, the band is renowned for its captivating live performances, which are
marked by slick presentation and raw energy. Along with Adam (Vocals/Trumpet) it features
some of Western Australia´s finest musicians.
The Playboys have been a hit at major festivals and events around Australia and Europe
such as; Melbourne Lindy Exchange (Vic), Great Southern Blues Festival (NSW), Blue Note
(Osnabrück and Dresden), Aachener Weiher (Köln), Bergmannstraßenfest (Berlin),
Grand Blues Jam (Bergkamen), Benenwerk Festival (Brugge), Vienna Blues Festival (Wien),
Rattlesnake (München) and Yorkschlösschen (Berlin) just to name a few.
Their large repertoire is rooted in the jazz and rhythm & blues music of the 40´s and 50´s
from artists such as Ray Charles, Jackie Wilson and Chuck Berry. The band also has a large
library of original music, which can be found on their five albums.
Along the way, the VPs have also been nominated für a WAMI award and backed US music
legends Big Jay McNeely, Syl Johnson and Betty Harris.

"Adam Hall and The Velvet Playboys" are somewhat of an instituion of the Perth music scene.
Formed in 2005, the band is renowned for its captivating live performances, which are
marked by slick presentation and raw energy. Along with Adam (Vocals/Trumpet) it features
some of Western Australia´s finest musicians.
The Playboys have been a hit at major festivals and events around Australia and Europe
such as; Melbourne Lindy Exchange (Vic), Great Southern Blues Festival (NSW), Blue Note
(Osnabrück and Dresden), Aachener Weiher (Köln), Bergmannstraßenfest (Berlin),
Grand Blues Jam (Bergkamen), Benenwerk Festival (Brugge), Vienna Blues Festiv...

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Past Gigs Adam Hall and The Velvet Playboys

  • 07 | 2016 Berlin Yorkschlösschen
  • 07 | 2016 Mecheln, Belgien
  • 07 | 2016 Dresden Blue Note
  • 07 | 2016 München Lost Weekend
  • 07 | 2016 München Kilians Irish Pub
  • 07 | 2016 München Kennedy´s
  • 07 | 2016 Köln
  • 07 | 2016 Utrecht, Niederlande
  • 07 | 2016 Westerlo, Belgien
  • 07 | 2016 München Rattlesnake
  • 06 | 2016 Dresden Blue Note
  • 06 | 2016 Berlin Bergmannstraßenfest
  • 03 | 2016 Lamonts Winery CD Launch - NEW CD - With you
  • 03 | 2016 Ellington Jazz Club Perth Adam Hall´s Dance Party
  • 02 | 2016 Fringe World Festival Perth The Soul Rhythm Spectacular feat. Richard Jackson (USA)

Discography Adam Hall and The Velvet Playboys

  • 2016 With you Album | Funkhaus Berlin
  • 2014 The Music of Beyoncé Album |
  • 2013 Mess around Album |
  • 2012 It´s you, It´s me Album | Lion Studios, Singapore
  • 2011 When it´s party time down south Album | Lion Studios, Singapore
  • 2007 I´ve got news for you Album | Couch Studios, North Fremantle

Media

  • Video Adam Hall - With You
  • Video Adam Hall and The Velvet Pl...
  • Video Adam Hall - Bootylicious
  • Video Adam Hall & The Velvet Play...
  • Video Big Jay McNeely Live at the...

Origin

  • Perth AU

Founded

  • 2005

Members

  • Adam Hall Vocals/Trumpet
  • Mark Turner Vocals/Guitar
  • Anthony Dodos Trombone
  • Matthew Hanson Drums
  • Matthew Schmalkuche Piano
  • Ashley de Neef Double Bass

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