THE CHARISMA BROTHERS - COOL AND SWINGING JAZZ 'N' BLUES

THE CHARISMA BROTHERS - COOL AND SWINGING JAZZ 'N' BLUES

Formed by John Bannister in 2003, The Charisma Brothers draw on John's love of Jazz, Blues, Latin and African music to create a truly rich and unique sound.

Having performed in numerous bands in Western Australia since 1987, John is well known as a trumpet player and versatile vocalist. He has travelled extensively throughout Australia performing in numerous musical outfits and has performed internationally in Indonesia, England and Paris and has busked throughout Australia and Europe. 

In 1995 John won a WAMI award in the Jazz/Blues category for his song The Look in Your Eyes. 

Joining John in The Charisma Brothers are some of the most talented musicians in the state and together they have released a number of CD's of original compositions; Belleville ep 2005, Place Blanche single 2007, John Bannister & The Charisma Brothers 2008 (reissued in 2012 with new studio and live recordings), Live ep 2011 and Live at The Ellington Jazz Club 2013. The Charisma Brothers are featured on the Live at Gypsy Tapas Album recorded at Gypsy Tapas House - out now!

THE CHARISMA BROTHERHOOD INCLUDES: 

John Bannister - Trumpet & Vocals

Shai Martin, Peter Bull & Stuart James - Piano

Djamel Ait Chikh & Almin Fulirija - Drums

Charlie Ferraro - Double Bass

Howard Shawcross - Electric Bass

Priam Bacich - Guitar

and many special guests...

THE CHARISMA BROTHERS ARE PERFECT FOR ALL EVENTS, FROM A SOPHISTICATED, BLACK TIE COCKTAIL SOIREE TO AN UP TEMPO SWINGING PARTY...