David Rankin's Paradise City Jazz
Band (PCJB) is recognized as one of Brisbane's and
south east Queensland's leading jazz and function bands. While a jazz group (swing / Dixieland
/ mainstream & blues), our extensive range of music offers clients
flexibility to choose a music program depending on their function,
age, lifestyle and budget. This guarantees a much broader audience and
wider appeal than that of a 'straight' jazz group.
Under David's Paradise City banner he also operates various theme groups
- Paradise City "Oompah Meisters" German Band - a popular choice offering
traditional and well loved German songs ideal for Oktober Festival.
- Paradise City "Shamrock" Irish Band - with traditional and popular Irish
music for St. Patrick's Day.
- Paradise City French Ensemble - featuring many beautiful French songs for
Valentines & Bastille days.
- Paradise City Italian Ensemble - performing many well known tunes from
With David's vast experience in various idioms of music, he is able to
tailor a band to meet your needs from his extensive network of
professional musicians with whom he has regularly performed over many
years at some of Queensland's finest establishments.
David has been active and well known in jazz clubs
and jazz venues in south-east Queensland and Northern New South Wales
over many years. His band has also performed for the 49 th., 50 th.,
and 51 st Australian Jazz Conventions.
In 2007 Paradise City Jazz Band successfully performed a contract in
Shantou, China delighting Chinese audiences.
PCJB is meticulous in presentation and
reliability is assured. Testimonials are available and David
welcomes your call on (07) 3390 5487.
PCJB offers free consultations by appointment at David's
Wakerley home to discuss a special musical program for you.
Selecting PCJB on your special day offers a high
standard in musical entertainment and provides a visual statement of
quality and class.
Swing & Mainstream Jazz Orchestra