David Rastrick has many bands, to suit a wide range of musical interests and markets - jazz band 'Jazztrix', reggae band 'Rastatrix', 12-14 piece soul tribute band 'Southern Soul', psychedelic rock tribute band 'EXP', disco/funk band 'MoonBass', and 17-20 piece big swing band 'Rainbow Coast Big Band' - as well as duos and a solo show.
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As well as maintaining a versatile repertoire of jazz classics and standards for all occasions, and a selection of original jazz compositions, Jazztrix perform themed shows with guest vocalists: What's my Scene? - It's Jazz, Mate! (jazz versions of Australian rock classics), The Blues Side of Jazz, La Fiesta Latin Jazz, Brilliant Bacharach, Careless Whispers (Postmodern Jukebox tribute), Miles' Styles (a tribute to Miles Davis), Lady Day (a tribute to Billie Holiday). Whilst Jazztrix most often performs as a four piece, we can provide a duo, trio, or anywhere up to a nine-piece band, anywhere in the south-west of W.A.
Dave Rastrix & Friends play uplifting original and classic reggae, Ska and dub foir dancing. The band have recently performed a Bob Marley and the Wailers tribute show. The group recently transitioned to having a flexible line-up, depending on the occasion and location, now providing a duo, trio or full band.
The Rainbow Coast Big Band are a 17 piece Big Band - plus vocalists - playing Swing, Latin-Jazz classics for audiences dancing and listening pleasure.
Southern Soul 12-piece band perform a tribute to 'The Commitments', and the 14-piece line up perform a 'Blues Brothers meet The Soul Sisters' show.
MoonBass are a fun and funky five piece from Great Southern W.A. - playing funk, soul and disco classics and original songs for dancing - ABBA, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, as well as original songs!
EXP are a psychedelic blues-rock power trio / four-piece / five-piece, playing dedicated tribute shows to Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Doors and more...
BilyaBeats are a sister/brother duo playing all Australian/NZ songs - both classic and original.
David has toured his solo show 'round Australia, performing a mix of jazz, reggae, soul and acoustic classics using live looping and multi-instrumental fun. David has three different solo shows, depending on the venue or event, and all a mix of of original songs and classics: Mellow and jazzy songs, acoustic roots, and jazz-reggae / dub looping.