Upbeat – jazz, funk and Latin tunes

Upbeat plays a vibrant mix of high energy jazz, funk and latin tunes.

Comprising experienced local musicians, our instrumental repertoire includes tunes made famous by jazz and funk legends such as Herbie Hancock and David Sanborn.
Guaranteed to get you mooven. 

Upbeat is based in the beautiful
Byron Shire, in the Northern Rivers NSW.

Upcoming Gigs

Join Upbeat at the Three Blue Ducks from 1.30pm to 4.30pm on October 15 and November 5. We’re playing a lively mix of jazz and funk covers, among others, featuring tunes from the great David Sanborn and Herbie Hancock.

Here is a snippet from our September 24 gig playing a David Sanborn arrangement of the Stanley Turrentine tune called Sugar.

Upbeat performing Sugar at Three Blue Ducks

Upbeat performed with Happy Africa at Afrobeats held at Burleigh Bazaar, July 2023

Upbeat performing Full House by David Sanborn at the nor’easter Music Festival in Lennox Head, February 25, 2023.

Send us an email if you’d like us to play at your next function.