Description: Billy Whitton & Co.
Billy Whitton is one of Tasmania’s best known solo artists, and regularly performs at numerous venues throughout Tasmania and on the mainland. In Hobart he can be found playing at Wrest Point Casino, Salamanca, Mona, New Sydney Hotel, Republic, Beachfront 32, Coterie Coal Valley and at numerous corporate events. He tailors his performance to suit the occasion, whether it is background guitar solos or classic songs from the 60’s, 70’s or 80’s. He is able to read the audience and modify the repertoire to the event. Billy is known as the crooner of Hobart.
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Billy also plays as a part of the duos
Billy & Aaron
Specialising in swinging guitar tunes and strong vocals, Billy and Aaron present bluesy and jazzy tunes made up of a mix of original tracks and classic favourites. Expect Buble, Tony Bennett, Harry Conick Jr., John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton and something new…
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Jamie Taylor & Billy Whitton
A trained singer from the Tasmanian Conservatorium of music, Jamie Taylor has been singing soul, jazz & rock around Hobart for several years and also fronts her own original band, Lazerbaby. Billy Whitton, this duo mixes music from classic pop, rock and soul… and can also specialise in a jazz, blues mix when required.
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Maggie & Billy
Maggie and Billy play a diverse range of music from jazz and Bossa Nova, to blues and soul. Having gigged regularly together in the atmospheric Henry Jones Art Hotel Bar and having led a larger quartet at MONA, Maggie and Billy are both experienced players.
Tilly & Billy
Tilly, influenced by recent artists such as Madeline Peyroux, Amy Winehouse, and classic jazz singer Billie Holiday is the owner of a beautiful voice and is much admired by all in the music industry. With Billy, they cover classic torch ballads, using and jazz numbers but can also include Billy’s crooning styles or earthy blues numbers. Centered around listening type audiences or background at functions, their swing tunes are also good for a dance or two. Tilly & Billy can also enlist two extra musicians to create a four piece band if this better suits your occasion.
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Billy Whitton & the Swingin’ Hepcats
Billy is the front man for the inimitable Billy Whitton and the Swingin’ Hepcats!