John Scurry’s Reverse Swing Quintet

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John Scurry’s Reverse Swing Quintet

With the talents of Eugene Ball trumpet, Brennan Hamilton-Smith reeds, Stephen Grant piano, Howard Cairns bass, John Scurry guitar.

Swinging acoustic jazz, originals and classics from the mid century songbook in the discreet ambient charm of Southside.

John Scurry has been a stalwart of Australia’s swing and traditional jazz scene for 40 plus years. He has performed internationally with iconic bands like The Red Onions.

John and his band, Reverse Swing, released their first CD, Post Matinee, on Lionsharecords in late 2017, an album of original compositions by John Scurry, produced by Eugene Ball and John Scurry. Our second CD Early Risers, released March 2021. A double album of original compositions.

A new album is planned for later in 2023.