Jazztrix play a wide array of jazz styles for your listening and dancing pleasure. The South West Australian group has a swingin' repertoire of jazz classics as well as a set of tasteful and innovative original compositions.
Wether you're after ambient music for your wedding or corporate event, some funky, latin or swing tunes for dancing, or a soulful and inspiring listening experience, Jazztrix will cater to your needs.
The group has played at venues and events including: Leeuwin Concerts 2010-2016 - appearing on the bill with Diana Krall, Carole King, Chris Isaak, Roxy Music, Boz Scaggs, Michael MacDonald, Marina Prior, David Hobson, Bryn Terfel, Rachelle Durkin, Lisa McCune, Perth Symphony Orchestra and James Morrison's Mowtown Show; Jazz by the Bay festival; Ellington Jazz Club; Jazz Fremantle; Margaret River Wine Festival; Augusta River Festival; Leeuwin Estate (weddings and private functions); Hackersley Winery (Dardanup WA); Settlers Tavern (Margaret River WA); White Star Hotel (Albany WA); Earl of Spencer Historic Inn (Albany WA); Knights Inn (Margaret River WA); Skal International Albany - 1920's Theme Night; Donnybrook Apple Festival; Fest' for Fuiloro (Denmark WA); ANZAC Commemoration (Albany WA 2015).
Jazztrix' self-titled debut EP, featuring compositions by David Rastrick, was released in 2011 and is available at the bands concerts and online via CD Baby and iTunes etc. The limited edition of CDs is nearly sold out though there is a limitless supply in cyberspace!
Jazztrix have two line-ups - one based between Albany and Denmark in the Great Southern region of WA and the other in the Margaret River area.
Jazztrix' Great Southern line-up includes: David Rastrick (Vocals, Cornet, Trumpet, Flugelhorn and Guitar); Colin Reeves (Guitar); Grant Moulden (Double-Bass), and; Lauchlan Gillett (Drum-kit). The Great Southern line-up often plays without drums as Jazztrix Trio.
Jazztrix' Margaret River line-up includes: David Rastrick (Vocals, Trumpet, Flugelhorn and Cornet); Mark Sadler (Keyboard) or Kevin McDonald (Guitar); Kevin McDonald (Electric Upright Bass) or Todd Brittain (Bass), and; Gary Larkin (Drum-kit).
Special guest and band members have included Michelle Spriggs/Katie J White/Forrest Woodbury/Ruth Marden (Vocals); Andrew "Spock" Mackay-Simms/Evan Holmes/Mike Weiss/Louise Marsh (Saxophone/Flute); Brodie Stewart/Mark Sadler (Keyboards); Sebastian Zuniga/Patricio Zuniga/Lee Cummings (Congas); Jonathon Brittain/Kevin Jones (Trombone); Conan Greenway/Marty Rotolo (Guitar); Todd Brittain (Bass); and Jude Iddison (Violin, Vocals, and Double-Bass).
Jazztrix' sound is ideal for festivals. weddings, private functions, corporate events, bars and jazz concerts and is available as a trio or larger ensemble.
You can find the Jazztrix' Facebook page here.
You can find the Jazztrix' Soundcloud page here.