The Carruthers Brothers and Others
Born and bred local Cairns boys, The Carruthers Brothers have been playing Jazz together since they were very small. They all started music lessons at age 5 on piano, and either moved to, or added other instruments as they grew. Over ten+ years, they settled in to their preferred strengths and line-up: Jason on Sax, and twins Marcus and Isaac on Bass/Drums and Keys respectively.
The recent addition/adoption of a brother from another mother — Finn George-Newman on Drums — has allowed Marcus to move to double/electric bass full time, expanding their sound and repertoire. Finn is another very accomplished musician from a musical and theatre family, and together they have become The Carruthers Brothers & Others. (CB&O)
They love and play modern jazz – everything from the Crooners to Exuberant Blues BeBop and Hard Bop – all the standards, influenced by Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, Oscar Peterson, John Coltrane (& Others) … for people who love a chilled, funky vibe, and hard-core modern jazz fans, and people who don't know they love jazz. Yet.
Upcoming events for this artist
'Carruthers & Others Jazz / Jazz Funk Quartet'
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