Importantly, Dan’s charismatic presence will leave a lasting, positive impression on your valued guests. Featuring original musical arrangements, the Dan Barnett Big Band delivers classic swing in the unique Dan Barnett style (with a voice that has been compared to Frank Sinatra and Harry Connick Jr). Their treatment of great standards like Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Tain't What You Do It's the Way That You Do It and The Point of No Return will guarantee that your guests will be humming them for days. Having studied under some of the leading musicians in Australia and the USA, Dan Barnett went on to guest star with a wide cross section of performers – ranging from Dragon, The Whitlams and Jimmy Barnes - to The Gotham City Horns, James Morrison and Tommy Emmanuel.
He has also delighted theatre audiences with his featured roles in the Australian productions of “Buddy” (the Buddy Holly story); and “Testimony – The Legend of Charlie Parker”. Dan’s qualities were best described by Kevin Jones, respected music writer for The Australian newspaper and Fine Music magazine: “Dan Barnett is a natural bandleader with the personality and charisma to charm the most demanding of audiences. Add his talents as a fine, swinging vocalist and excellent trombone player, and you have the complete package ……To hear him in a big band context is one of the most satisfying sounds in Australian music”. If you are looking at making your event a truly unique occasion let this talented, well-dressed, professional group ensure that your function is a huge success.