DORIAN MODE TRIO - UNFORGETTABLE: A TRIBUTE TO NAT 'KING' COLE
Date Sunday 30th October
Tickets $20 (+bf)
While other teens were buying Cold Chisel and ACDC records, Dorian was spending his pocket money on Nat King Cole records, imitating Nat’s piano and vocal stylings (and has the playground bruises to prove it!). A lifelong fan, Dorian meticulously researched Nat’s catalogue to choose twenty iconic original trio arrangements to transcribe and weave into a show about Nat’s life.
Since 2015, Dorian has performed the show to sellout crowds across the country – from Sydney’s Independent Theatre, to sellout shows at the Gold Coast Performing Arts Centre. A natural entertainer, Dorian and his swinging trio will take you through Nat Cole’s journey to stardom in fascinating anecdote and song, including the classics: Unforgettable, Route 66 and Paper Moon.
Dorian Mode is both a multi-award winning musician and writer of laugh-out-loud books: A Cafe in Venice (Penguin) and Mozart Maulers (Penguin) have been bestsellers here and in Europe while Dorian’s last CD was awarded two ABC Music Awards. He has recorded over seven CDs for such labels as EMI and ABC Jazz. And over the years has performed numerous jazz festivals, theatres and concerts including the Sydney Opera House. His entertaining shows are not to be missed!