Montreux Jazz Award nominees Brekky Boy are a piano-driven powerhouse ‘jazznotjazz’ trio hailing from the South Coast NSW. Drawing on artists such as Tigran Hamasyan, GoGo Penguin, Robert Glasper & The Bad Plus, the instrumental outfit has carved out an invigorating original sound that incorporates elements of jazz, rock, minimalist & folk. This combined with a captivating live show has established Brekky Boy as one of the most exciting young acts to watch in the Australian jazz/instrumental scene.
Performance highlights include Montreux Jazz Festival CH, Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Sofar Sounds International Feature Artist, Wide Open Space Festival, Wellington Jazz Festival NZ, Woodford Folk Festival, Queenscliff Music Festival and Queenstown Jazz Festival NZ.
Press / Reviews
“Few greater joys exist than hearing something that surprises the hell out of you – like music did when you were 16. Brekky Boy does that.” - John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald
"With celebrity fans and a unique sound, this band doesn’t need labels." - Nick Galvin, Sydney Morning Herald
"An invigorating original sound combining classic jazz with emotional contemporary flare." - Sofar Sounds International
"A sublime Sydney jazz trio that remind me of Minneapolis’ The Bad Plus." - Dan Condon, Double J