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Jazz: Dixieland Jazz: Retro Swing Moods: Mood: Fun Moods: Type: Vocal

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AUSTRALIA - New South Wales

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Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters

Greg was hooked on 1920s - 1930s jazz from age three when he saw Louis Armstrong on TV. So he's absolutely authentic.

He has appeared in Hollywood movies with Nicole Kidman, John Goodman and Adrien Brody.

Baz Luhtmann auditioned him twice for the band leader role in the movie, 'The Great Gatsby'.

Greg has released five albums. Two have been played on commercial radio. He has over 1.25 million YouTube views for his 1920s - 30s swing jazz.

2006 - The Phantom Dancer: Album of the Week: Women's Vintage Radio (US)

2012 - Doin' The Charleston: Album of the Week and Commercial radio airplay

2013 - Sweet Sue: Album of the Week

2016 - Back In Your Own Backyard. Commercial radio airplay

2019 - 20s 30s Tin Pan Alley Volume 1

"It would take an extremely jaded heart not to smile and tap your feet, much less dance around the room, to Greg Poppleton."
— Budd Kopman, All About Jazz (U.S)

“Last year at the Melbourne Jazz Festival and the Thredbo Jazz Festival I saw some great acts. I made Greg Poppleton an offer [to play at the Waiheke International Jazz Festival] on the spot.”
— John Quigley, Director Waiheke International Jazz Festival, (NZ)

“Greg captures the 1920s - 1930s vocal style to perfection,”
— Kevin Jones, jazz critic The Australian and Fine Music Sydney FM

“5 STARS. Poppleton’s vocals capture the essence of the swing years with uncanny accuracy.”
— John Gilbert, eJazzNews (U.S.)

“Awesome. Totally fun,”
— Jesse Miner - ‘Hey, Mr Jesse’ Swing Podcast (USA)

“Greg has the natural knack of sounding exactly like a 1920s / 1930s singer.”
— John Buchanan, Jazz Concert and Festival Producer

“Greg nails the 1920s vocal stylings.”
— Bill Lawson, Radio Adelaide

“Boy do these guys swing!”
— Gerard H Beulah Jr, (USA)

“Absolutely flooring. Greg Poppleton’s 1920s – 1930s jazz and swing always hits the spot. So authentic.”
- Women’s Vintage Radio (U.S)

“Damn, I wish I had known you when we had a theatre. We would have called you over to perform with us in a minute! Your great voice, your ability to “sell a song” and your particular energy came across as completely American while sounding Australian! And that trio is an absolute knockout.”
- Lance Belville, Writer / Theater Director, San Francisco

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