Uncle Gus and The Rimshots
Uncle Gus and The Rimshots are a Hobart based jump jive/swing band that keeps its audience dancing, singing and laughing along to the swing hits of yesterday and today. Playing the music of swing/jive greats like Louis Jordan, Louis Prima and Bull Moose Jackson; Uncle Gus and The Rimshots create a fun-loving and energetic atmosphere that is sure to get everyone buzzing. Gus Leighton fronts the band on lead vocals and roaring saxophone, while Dave Cavallo squawks away on trumpet and Adam Davenport-Hortle slides around on the trombone. Piano player Mathew Olivier, bassist Hadyn Murtagh, guitarist Thomas Hann and drummer Damien Oliver-Black work together to provide a cookin’ rhythm section that you can’t help dancing too. So dust off those dancing shoes, and put on your suspenders – with Uncle Gus and the Rimshots you will swing the night away.