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Tony and Jason Sellars are Dundee based professional jazz musicians who have performed extensively throughout the United Kingdom for well over a decade....
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Tony and Jason Sellars are Dundee based professional jazz musicians who have performed extensively throughout the United Kingdom for well over a decade. Versatile musicians, they have been heard in many different contexts featuring Tony on saxophone and clarinet, and Jason on trumpet and flugelhorn.
Their passion for jazz was ingnited in the late 1980s upon hearing the sound of the legendary Swing Era big bands such as Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, and Duke Ellington. They have subsequently developed a deep understanding and love for all genres of jazz along with a keen appreciation of its history.
The Sellars Brothers Quintet is a dynamic and skilful group steeped in the hard bop tradition. It is equally at home playing fiery jazz classics and imaginative originals as it is at interpreting American popular songs from the likes of Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, and Jimmy Van Heusen. For bookings or enquiries please email email@example.com .
The Sellars Brothers Trio is an accoustic group which specialises in providing subtle and sensitive music appropriate for creating a perfect ambience. It has provided the backdrop for drinking and dining from small, intimate, parties in homes and marquees to large scale corporate events, weddings, and outdoor occasions. The trio has a vast and diverse repertoire of American popular song and Bossa Nova. Similarly, for booking information please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Tony and Jason continue to have a love of Big Band Jazz, ranging from early swing to contemporary. After Tony enjoyed fourteen successful years as director of the Dundee University Big Band, they themselves can assemble a big band which can be tailored to the particular requirements of any event, drawing upon an extensive library of music which can be suited for listening or dancing. Please email enquiries to email@example.com .
Past and Present Clients:
University of Dundee
Graduation Garden Parties (2002-2007)
Dundee City Council
Economic Development Department
Leisure and Parks Department
Arts and Heritage
The Prince's Trust
University of St. Andrews
Dundee Rep Theatre
Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre (inauguration event April 1999)
Dundee University Students' Association
BBC Radio Scotland
Assembly Direct Ltd.
Marks and Spencer
John Smith & Son
Dundee Industrial Heritage
Dundee Jazz Festival (1996 to present)
Lockerbie Jazz Festival
Edinburgh Jazz Festival
Aberdeen Jazz Festival
Dundee Flower and Food Festival
Arbroath Sea Fest
Dundee Christmas Fun Fest (1998-2005)
Tony and Jason Sellars have played and recorded individually and collectively with many bands and musicians including: InSoul, The Cutting Edge, Havana Swing, The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Mafia, East Coast Jazzmen, The Hazey Janes, The Pretoria Pines, The Mars Project, Michael Marra, Stephen Lee, Lloyd Anderson, Kevin Murray, Kit Clark, Dougie Martin, John Whyte, Peter Thorpe, ...