About the Jackson Combo – From Cool Jazz to Party Hits

The Jackson ComboMelbourne’s Jazz, Blues, Rock, Soul and Pop Combo. With Soloists, Duos, Trios, Quartets, Function – Party Band and Fun Roaming Minstrel Entertainment Available. One Name to Book Them All!

The Jackson Combo – One Name To Book Them All!

The Jackson Combo have been entertaining audiences and guests at wedding receptions, corporate and private functions, parties, festivals, promotions, shopping precinct activations, community engagement events, cafe’s and hotel venues across Australia since 2012. With soloists, duos, trios, bands and roaming minstrels. Acts of all sizes to fit your budget.

With a set list ranging from Duke Ellington to Ed Sheeran, Cyndi Lauper to Alicia Keys, Elvis to Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder to Michael Buble’. With cool smooth Jazz over canape’s and cocktails to late night party hits on the dance floor.

Client Testimonials

The feedback we got from our VIP Melbourne Cup guests has been amazing. They loved the music you performed.   Mona Hosni Guest Relations – Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Thank you so so much for your amazing entertainment on our special day. You guys were spectacular and the highlight. Ruby & Matt’s Wedding – Melbourne 

They are the best!!! So highly recommend these guys! Thanks for the best birthday fun!!! Sabrina Myer – Mornington. 

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It was fantastic to have you there, we had really lovely feedback from everyone who came along. I think it was clear they were all loving the music! – Khloe Meacock, Community Engagement Advisor, Level Crossing Removal Authority, Victoria

You guys were fantastic! The roaming amongst the crowd, dancing with the kids and interaction with families was fabulous! Can we book you in straight away for next year please! Bec Davis,  Executive Officer, Red Hill Show

It had been such a great pleasure working with you in the lead up to deliver a fabulous event. Your involvement and personal touch in creating a personalised experience for the client is extremely commendable. Rowland’s would surely love to work with you again in the near future. Carilyn Liang -Group Sales & Events Manager, Peter Rowland Catering

Our Range of Acts


Cool Acoustic Soloist – NEW FOR 2023!
Pete Jackson’s solo acoustic performance creates a cool vibe and atmos for cafes, independent breweries, wine bars, restaurants, vineyard cellar doors, events, functions, meet and greets.Classic tunes and the best of today’s hits. The songs of Jack Johnson, Amy Winehouse, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Craig David, Shawn Mendes, The Eagles, Ed Sheeran, U2, Fleetwood Mac, Otis Redding and more.

Performed in a style to suit your venue, function or event. Be it for background mood setting or a fun entertaining and audience engaging singalong.
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Duo Classic Hits and the Best of Today

Soulful Duo – Perfect for cafe’s, wine bars,  restaurants, vineyard cellar door, guest arrivals and smaller venues. 

Rock and Pop classics, Blues, Jazz   and soulful versions of the songs of Ed Sheeran, Crowded House, Sam Smith, Marvin Gaye, Michael Buble’, Stevie Wonder, Talking Heads, Otis Redding, Van Morrison and more.
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Trio – Take our duo and just add some sensuous sax! When you want the full sound of a full band but don’t quite have the budget or venue size. Our trio can be the perfect entertainment for small private events or business functions.

Fun Roaming Minstrels – This cheeky bandof wandering minstrels create the perfect fun vibe and engagement for your festival, outdoor community event, fete, market, corporate function, shopping precinct activation and  PR.

From Little Richard to Justin Timberlake. From La Bamba to Uptown Funk. Nothing is sacred when this trio of musical funsters go roaming, interacting and engaging with everyone. You’ve been warned! Video Sample

Party – Wedding – Corporate Band – With a set list ranging from Van Morrison to Ed Sheeran, Elvis to Justin Timberlake. Frank Sinatra to Bruno Mars. With great mood setting music over arrivals and canapes. To favorite party hits on the dance floor.

We also include your own requested songs in our set for that special occasion, person or sports club. Video Sample

Cool Jazz Combo – Featuring one of Australia’s most talented and virtuoso Hammond organ and piano players’, Jon Wade from the UK.

Jon has previously performed as part of the George Golla Trio, Ed Wilson Band, National Youth Jazz Orchestra UK. As well as Musical Director for 70’s and 80’s pop diva Kiki Dee.

The cool Jazz Combo explores and interprets the songs of some of the greats like Mel Torme’, Lou Rawls, Nat King Cole, Joe Williams, Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan among others. With a new original song or two also making it into the set. All performed in their own style with a mix of Swing, Be Bop, cool Blues, New Orleans and Latin rhythms. Video Sample

Jackson Combo – Blues Band – Australia’s internationally renowned and top 5 UK/Aust Blues charts Swing Blues and Groove Hammond B3 quartet. Featuring Gary Jones on Hammond. With classic blues and New Orleans rhythms.
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Additional Services – How about a solo piano, sensual smokey saxophone or classy acoustic duo as guests arrive, meet and greet? Plus engaging and personal MC host services available for your function. We have many flexible options and entertainment packages.


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