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Peter Mitchell Jazz Ensemble

Pete is a Melbourne based saxophonist (alto/baritone/tenor/soprano) who has been performing professionally with various ensembles around town for the last 12 years. Recently his group PETE MITCHELL QUARTET released their debut CD QUIRKY through move records, which is available Australia wide at good record stores and has received positive airplay and reviews.

  • Entertainment:
    Duos and Trios, Instrumental Music, Jazz Bands, Jazz Duos, Live Music, Swing Jazz
  • City:
    Melbourne
  • Size:
    2-4

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  • Ballad
  • Funky
  • Blues/Swing
  • Swing
  • Soft Swing
  • Bossa/Latin
  • Funky

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  • Peter Mitchell Trio - There Will Never Be Another You-fast swing
    Pete is a Melbourne based saxophonist (alto/baritone/tenor/soprano) who has been performing professionally with various ensembles around town for the last 12 years.
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    Pete is a Melbourne based saxophonist (alto/baritone/tenor/soprano) who has been performing professionally with various ensembles around town for the last 12 years.
  • Pete Michell Trio - Chameleon-funky
    Pete is a Melbourne based saxophonist (alto/baritone/tenor/soprano) who has been performing professionally with various ensembles around town for the last 12 years.
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    PETE MITCHELL provides live music in the form of various versatile musical combinations. One of these may assist you in providing the entertainment you require for your particular occasion:
  • Peter Mitchell Jazz Ensemble
    PETE MITCHELL provides live music in the form of various versatile musical combinations.
  • Peter Mitchell Jazz Ensemble
    PETE MITCHELL provides live music in the form of various versatile musical combinations.
  • Peter Mitchell Jazz Ensemble
    PETE MITCHELL provides live music in the form of various versatile musical combinations.
  • Peter Mitchell Jazz Ensemble
    PETE MITCHELL provides live music in the form of various versatile musical combinations.
  • Peter Mitchell Jazz Ensemble
    PETE MITCHELL provides live music in the form of various versatile musical combinations.
  • Peter Mitchell Jazz Ensemble
    PETE MITCHELL provides live music in the form of various versatile musical combinations.

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Song List Print Full Song List

JAZZ/SWING:
  • A FOGGY DAY
  • A NIGHT IN TUNISIA
  • A SLEEPIN’ BEE
  • AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’
  • ALL OF ME
  • ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE
  • ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE
  • ANYTHING GOES
  • APRIL IN PARIS
  • AUTUMN LEAVES
  • BASIN STREET BLUES
  • BEAUTIFUL LOVE
  • BERNIE’S TUNE
  • BLUES IN THE NIGHT
  • BLUE ROOM
  • BUT NOT FOR ME
  • BYE BYE BLACKBIRD
  • COME FLY WITH ME
  • DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES
  • DON’T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE
  • EGYPTIAN ALBINO
  • EPISTROPHY
  • FLY ME TO THE MOON
  • FOOTPRINTS
  • FOUR ON SIX
  • FOUR
  • GEE BABY AIN’T I GOOD TO YOU
  • GONE WITH THE WIND
  • HARLEM NOCTURNE
  • HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES
  • HELLO YOUNG LOVERS
  • HONEYSUCKLE ROSE
  • HOUSE OF JADE
  • HOW HIGH THE MOON
  • I CAN’T GET SYARTED
  • I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU
  • I GOT IT BAD
  • I GOT RHYTHM
  • I LOVE YOU
  • I’LL TAKE ROMANCE
  • I’LL REMEMBER APRIL
  • I SHOULD CARE
  • IF I WERE A BELL
  • IMPRESSIONS
  • IN A MELLOW TONE
  • IN THE MOOD
  • IN WALKED BUD
  • ISN’T IT ROMANTIC?
  • IT DON’T MEAN A THING
  • IT HAD TO BE YOU
  • IT’S ONLY A PAPER MOON
  • I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN
  • JERSEY BOUNCE
  • JOYSPRING
  • JUST FRIENDS
  • JUST SQUEEZE ME
  • KILLER JOE
  • LET’S FALL IN LOVE
  • LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE
  • LINE FOR LYONS
  • LULLABY OF THE LEAVES
  • MAIDEN VOYAGE
  • MOONGLOW
  • MY ROMANCE
  • MY SHINING HOUR
  • NIGHT AND DAY
  • OLEO
  • ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET
  • OPUS ONE
  • OVER THE RAINBOW
  • PERDIDO
  • SATIN DOLL
  • SING SING SING
  • SO WHAT
  • SOLAR
  • SPEAK NO EVIL
  • STARS FELL ON ALABAMA
  • STOLEN MOMENTS
  • STORMY WEATHER
  • STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY
  • THERE IS NO GREATER LOVE
  • THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU
  • WELL YOU NEEDN’
  • WHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW
  • WITCHCRAFT
  • YOU’D BE SO NICE TO COME HOME TO
  • YOU STEPPED OUT OF A DREAM
  • STRING OF PEARLS
  • TAKE FIVE
  • TAKE THE TRAIN
  • THAT OLD FEELING
  • THE PROWLER
  • THE SONG IS YOU
  • THEM THERE EYES
JAZZ BLUES
  • ALL BLUES
  • BESSI’S BLUES
  • BILLIES BOUNCE
  • BLACK COFFEE
  • BLUE MONK
  • BLUE TRANE
  • EQUINOX
  • MFREDDIE FREELOADER
  • MR. PC
  • NOW’S THE TIME
  • SANDU
  • SONNY MOON FOR TWO
  • STRAIGHT NO CHASER
  • SUMMERTIME
  • THINGS AINT WHAT THEY USED TO BE
  • WATERMELON MAN
BALLADS
  • A CHILD IS BORN
  • ALL OF YOU
  • ANGEL EYES
  • AS TIME GOES BY
  • BEWITCHED
  • BLUE IN GREEN
  • BLUE MOON
  • BODY AND SOUL
  • BUT BEAUTIFUL
  • CHELSEA BRIDGE
  • COME SUNDAY
  • COULD IT BE YOU
  • DARN THAT DREAM
  • EARLY AUTUMN
  • FLAMINGO
  • EMBRACEABLE YOU
  • GOD BLESS THE CHILD
  • GOODBYE PORK PIE HAT
  • HARLEM NOCTURNE
  • HERE’S THAT RAINY DAY
  • I COULD WRITE A BOOK
  • I COVER THE WATERFRONT
  • I DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TIME IT WAS
  • I FALL IN LOVE TOO EASILY
  • I REMEMBER CLIFFORD
  • I’VE GOT A CRUSH ON YOU
  • I THOUGHT ABOUT YOU
  • I’M GETTING SENTIMENTAL OVER YOU
  • IMAGINATION
  • IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD
  • LET’S FALL IN LOVE
  • MISTY
  • MOOD INDIGO
  • MOONLIGHT IN VERMONT
  • MOONLIGHT SERENADE
  • MY FOOLISH MEART
  • MY FUNNY VALENTINE
  • NAIMA
  • NATURE BOY
  • POLKADOTS AND MOONBEAMS
  • PRELUDE TO A KISS
  • ROUND MIDNIGHT
  • SAVE YOUR LOVE FOR ME
  • SKYLARK
  • SOLITUDE
  • SONG WITHOUT WORDS
  • SOPHISTICATED LADY
  • SPRING IS HERE
  • STARDUST
  • STELLA BY STARLIGHT
  • TENDERLY
  • THE MASQUERADE IS OVER
  • THE MORE I SEE YOU
  • THESE FOOLISH THINGS
  • UNFORGETTABLE
  • WE’LL BE TOGETHER AGAIN
  • WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MADE
  • WHAT ARE YOU DOING THE REST OF YOUR LIFE?
  • WHAT’S NEW?
  • WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LOVE
  • WHEN I FALL IN LOVE
  • WHEN I LOOK IN YOUR EYES
  • WHEN SUNNY GETS BLUE
  • WHERE ARE YOU?
  • WHERE IS LOVE?
  • WILLOW WEEP FOR ME
  • YESTERDAYS
  • YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS
  • YOU’VE CHANGED
JAZZ WALTZ
  • ALICE IN WONDERLAND
  • FALLING IN LOVE WITH LOVE
  • I’LL TAKE ROMANCE
  • MY FAVOURITE THINGS
  • SOMEDAY MY PRINCE WILL COME
  • WEST COAST BLUES
BOSSA NOVA/LATIN
  • ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL
  • BLUE BOSSA
  • CARAVAN
  • CORCOVADO (quiet nights)
  • DESAFINADO
  • DINDI
  • FAVELA
  • FLUTE SONG
  • GIRL FROM IPANEMA
  • HOW INSENSITIVE
  • IF YOU NEVER COME TO ME
  • LITTLE SUNFLOWER
  • MAKE ME A MEMORY
  • MANHA DE CARNAVAL
  • MEDITATION
  • MOON AND SAND
  • ONE NOTE SAMBA
  • ON GREEN DOLPHIN STREET
  • SONG FOR MY FATHER
  • STAR EYES
  • ST. THOMAS
  • THE GENTLE RAIN
  • THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE
  • THIS MASQUERADE
  • WAVE
FUNKY JAZZ
  • BIG KID
  • CANTELOUPE ISLAND
  • CHAMELEON
  • HEY GROOVER!
  • CHITLENS CON CARNE
  • MERCY MERCY MERCY
  • MR. CLEAN
  • RUNNING RAMPANT
  • SIDEWINDER
  • SUBDUED
  • SURGEON HOOKEY

Biography

PETE MITCHELL provides “live music” at your venue in the form of various versatile musical combinations.

JAZZ STANDARDS & FUN FUNKY TUNES.

duo / trio / quartet / quintet / * vocals…

weddings, parties, corporate functions, launches, concerts etc….

 

Pete is a Melbourne based Saxophonist (plays all Saxes) who has been performing professionally with various ensembles around Australia & overseas for the last 20 years. Apart from performing original material at Jazz Clubs such as Bennett’s Lane& Dizzys Jazz Bar,he plays a wide variety of jazz standards & popular music at many weddings, corporate functions, tafe’s / university’s, clubs / pubs, shopping centre’s (roving acoustic) & product launches etc.

Styles range from modern jazz, funky acid jazz, swing, bossa nova, ballads, funk & latin with a splash of flamenco.

Pete & his musicians are well presented, stylish & classy, sophisticated & offer a very diverse repertoire. This ranges from tunes made popular by such greats as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Buble (who he played with at The Logies!), Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, Stan Getz, Antonio Carlos Jobim etc. to more recent jazzy renditions of commercial songs by Stevie Wonder, Phil Collins & Pink Floyd.

Pete works in Duo / Trio / Quartet / Quintetsettings & can add *vocals too if required. Instrumentation can include Saxophone, Guitar, Piano, Double or Electric Bass, Drums, Trumpet, Vocals etc, performed by some of Melbourne’s best musicians. Some past performances include the Launch of the Lexus Centre for Eddie McGuire & the Collingwood Football Club, the St.Kilda Football club Foundation dinner & numerous appearances at the Melbourne Grand Prix.

Pete also tours & records with 2 time Aria award winning band Melbourne Ska Orchestra which has toured the UK, Canada, New Zealand , USA & Turkey including performances at world famous festivals such as Glastonbury, Edinburgh & the Montréal Jazz Festival with audiences of up to 60,000 people! (4 Aria Nominations & winner again in 2019.)

Other career highlights have included guesting on a number of occasions with John Butler & playing in Michael Buble’s band at the Logie awards. He’s performed with Tina Arena & has been touring with Aussie rock band Chocolate Starfish (on Sax & Guitar) playing the INXS Kick album in its entirety. Jamming with & performing for members of the Buena Vista Social Club , a lesson with Branford Marsalis & an amazing night when Aussie jazz legend Don Burrows sat in with Pete’s trio.

He has also released his own modern funky jazz CD . “Quirky” by Pete Mitchell Quartet.

 

(* See Pete’s vocal option bands NIGHT & DAY, DJANGO RHYTHM, CLUB GATSBY, THE ESSENTIALS, SUGAR BLUE.)

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