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COPYRIGHT GRAND WAZOO 2009-2014

GRAND WAZOO
was formed in mid-1981 at St Kilda, Melbourne by Musician Arranger, Composer John Montesante, who still leads the  band today . 
John created an exceptional Australian Soul Extravaganza and Concert band, which  introduced Afro-American Soul hits and dance repertoires, as well as rare Soul gems, and Grand WaZoo band originals in that same brassy, big Soul style. 
Now, 33 years later Grand WaZoo remains THE BAND OF CHOICE for those who require superb Music, unrivaled entertainment value &  first-class professionalism in Venues, Media, Festival, Concert, Major Events, Studio, Private or Corporate environments. 
You’ve seen the rest; 
COME BACK TO THE BEST!
GRAND WAZOO

is Australia's legendary 13 piece Kings of Soul band, with an unsurpassed record for presenting the most entertaining and authentic Soul Music experience in the country, since 1981. 
 
Also a premium reading outfit of 10 musicians with 3 singers, the band can back other artists of any style or genre, in the vein of the Funk Brothers.

The big, bold & brassy 13 piece Grand WaZoo provides vibrant musical excellence with an entertaining & authentic Soul Music experience. And the extensive repertoire means Grand WaZoo is able to create set lists for any and all occasions.

This band, under the fine musical direction of John Montesante, pioneered Soul Music in Australia, and most groups that followed took inspiration from this mighty band, which is regarded as a Soul Institution.
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“Come get your groove on with the unforgettable 13-piece band Grand WaZoo. Masters of soul and funk, these world-class performers blast through a range of classic dance hits, forgotten gems and some of their own infectious originals. Versatile across any style or genre, the multicultural lineup features members young and old, and appeals to all ages.“    

                                                     E.Munro/L.Cooper.  The Age Newspaper, 2013


“After seeing your band, Grand WaZoo, I am still riding on a big high. Your band is so ‘hot’ that when I woke up today, I couldn’t get back to sleep, thinking about that great band. I really enjoyed your music and great charts too...Wow, your horns work as hard as James Brown’s did.  Thank you Man”

        - Mr Gil Askey     Former Musical Director at Motown Records (USA)

UPCOMING PUBLIC GIGS:ALL WELCOME

1. Black SOUL HITS Show

Sat, NOV 1 Flying Saucer Club  8.40pm

THE FLYING SAUCER

See Gigs link for details

1. Big  1960s-70s DANCE PARTYShow

Fri DEC 5 Thornbury Theatre 8pm

The THORNBURY THEATRE