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.

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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.

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.

Apart from performing his original material at Jazz Clubs such as Bennetts Lane and Dizzys Jazz Bar, he plays a wide variety of jazz standards and popular music at many weddings, corporate functions, Tafe’s , university’s, clubs / pubs, shopping centres (roving acoustic) and product launches etc. (Styles range from modern jazz, funky acid jazz, swing, bossa nova, latin, ballads Christmas tunes to rock and roll even if required!)
A major highlight of Pete’s career so far was spending time and attending a private lesson with one of his all time jazz heroes, Branford Marsalis. More recently he was fortunate enough to jam and perform with members of the Cuban group Buena Vista Social Club on their most recent visit to Melbourne. He was also honoured to have Australian jazz legend Don Burrows join him to perform a full set with his trio at a function at Crown.

Ideal for:

Awards Nights, Cocktail events, Conferences, End of year break up party, Corporate Family Days, Festivals, School Fetes, Fundraiser events,
Gala Dinners, Product Launches, Sporting Events, Staff Christmas parties, Weddings

Video Samples

Songlist
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