With a show that spans the history of jazz from traditional New Orleans to modern jazz and original compositions, the Love Rats are one of the hottest tickets in town.
The Love Rats have a deep musical connection spanning over 10 years after living and studying together at the prestigious James Morrison Academy of Music under the tutelage of some of Australia’s more renowned jazz musicians.
Going on to boast impressive individual resumes and collectively working with big names like Kurt Elling, Wycliffe Gordon, Joey DeFrancesco and Gordon Goodwin, they’ve regrouped again in Perth to create an inspired swinging sound.
Their show for PIJF features the full history of jazz music ranging from traditional New Orleans, to intricate, high-energy modern jazz, as well as original compositions – all the different styles seamlessly tied together through the band’s energy and deep passion for music, making The Love Rats an unmissable show.
Jayden Blockley | Saxophones
Will Pethick | Trombone
Jackson Van Ballegooyen | Piano
Alistair Peel | Bass
Sam Newman | Drums