Blue Velvet Jazz

Sydney Jazz Trio & Band

Blue Velvet Jazz is a professional Sydney-based band performing classic Cool Jazz. We specialise in setting the perfect mood with a comprehensive repertoire from jazz greats such as Chet Baker, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone and Duke Ellington, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and Julie London, Michael Buble, Astrid Gilberto, Hoagy Carmichael, Cole Porter and George Gershwin.

All band members are accomplished musicians. Our line-up is adaptable to suit the venue and occasion, featuring Michael Trifunovic on guitar, Sarah Lorien’s unique vocals, Peter Rundle at the piano and the addition of double bass and jazz drums as requested.

The members of Blue Velvet Jazz have also performed with a great variety of ensembles and groups encompassing many genres of music, enhancing their performance and passion for Jazz.

Our performances have been at venues including Kirribilli House, the Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney Museum, Sydney Opera House, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Sheraton On The Park, Sydney Hilton Hotel, corporate functions, events,  weddings, birthday celebrations and cocktail parties.

The Great Gatsby and other 1920s themed events are popular at the moment! We’ve added lots of brilliant songs from that era. Requests are welcome!

Please contact us with any booking enquiries, or any questions you have about Blue Velvet Jazz.

We’re playing a live public gig!

Most of our work is private functions, so when we have a chance to play public gigs we post them here.

Blue Velvet Jazz gig notice in colourful design
Bucketty’s Brewery Brookvale
Sunday 6 November 4-7pm

We’re playing at Bucketty’s Brewery in Brookvale 🎉
26 Orchard Rd, Brookvale

Not only are they a welcoming, family friendly venue with delectable brews – the artwork on their cans is our absolute boutique brew favourite.

“We can’t thank you and your team enough for the most incredible night on Saturday. You were all fabulous. We just so appreciated your professionalism, communication, attire and incredible talent. The music was exactly what we had hoped for and even better that what we listened to on your website. You gave us so much more than what we expected. We have had so many positive compliments from our friends, the only regret being that we only had you playing for 4 hours!! Wish the evening could have been longer.”

Lara – Birthday celebration April 2021 Surry Hills

4-piece jazz band playing at black tie event in Sydney 1920s style speakeasy venue in Surry Hills
tables set at function

“I just wanted to thank you and your team again for a wonderful night on Friday. We are so pleased that we found you, as your friendliness and professionalism far surpassed our expectations. Your team created perfect atmosphere for our function!
We will definitely recommend your services to others.”

— UTS Business School

We love the unique venues around Sydney and this is one of our favourites.

The interior refurbishment in Doltone House Hyde Park is a stand out.  Designed by leading architect Koichi Takada, it is old-world glamour conveyed in truly unique materials and finishes, with  gorgeous lighting and highly individualised geometric designs.