Dave Halls Music

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Music from Dave Halls

Jazz flavoured original music

"Dave Halls' original compositions and playing is beautiful and striking"

- the late Serge Ermoll, jazz pianist, composer and band leader

Taste the jazz flavoured music of Dave Halls, infused with Blues, Latin and Funk

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Available to play at outdoor events and festivals. Enjoy the band in full showcase mode as it brings to life its jazz flavoured set of originals and popular standards. See the band in action in the video below.

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Known for bringing the right “vibe” and atmosphere to indoor functions, the Dave Halls Band provides the right balance between dinner and dance music to suit the perfect occasion. Sample some of the sounds here.

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Totally at home in venues like Sydney’s The Basement playing jazz, blues and funk in an intimate setting.

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Sydney jazz pianist and composer Dave Halls has been performing in Sydney for over twenty years in venues such as the Basement, Soup Plus, Bar Me and all the major hotels and function centres.Dave was mentored by the late Sydney jazz icon Serge Ermoll.

Dave launched his debut jazz album “Walking Home” in 2001 before a packed crowd at Sydney’s famous Soup Plus. His latest album is Burning Time featuring an eclectic mix of original compositions by Dave.


"Charlie 'Bird' Parker said, it's either good music or it's not. Well, this album is certainly I'm proud to say... more than just good."

The late Serge Ermoll, jazz pianist, composer and band leader

"Dave Halls "Burning Time" provides a very satisfying, tasty playlist of well-crafted, beautifully played diverse tracks. Don't miss out on this masterpiece!"

Georgina Reed, Sydney presenter Eastside Radio 89.7FM

"Every so often a new cd appears which is exceptional. Burning time fits into this rare category I have had pleasure playing Burning time on Eastside Radio ….and am sure Dave Halls will have great success with this fine recording."

Susan Gai Dowling Jazz singer and Radio Presenter

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Dave played on one of the tracks for Steve Morrison’s CD Steve Morrison Live at the Basement.

In this live video capture from the CD’s launch, Dave sits in with Steve and Jeff Duff to perform Stormy Monday as they did for the original recording.

Also features Tim Rollinson (guitar), Mike Hammond (trumpet), Con Campbell (sax) and Steve Ley (drums).

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Out of the archives comes this video, which features the song Hutchsky. It features Rob Sullivan on guitar and Tarquin Halls-Corbett on flute and was performed at The Basement on the night of the CD launch for Burning Time.

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