The Jeremy Sawkins Band

El Horses, 22 Berry St, Nowra

Jeremy Sawkins is the Shoalhaven’s best kept secret. Having relocated from Sydney

to the Illawarra in 2016 then migrating further south to Bomaderry in 2020, he has

been busier than ever performing and touring since the end of Covid lockdowns.

A member of the Australian music community since the late 1970’s as a performing

guitarist, composer, bandleader and recording artist, Jeremy has shared the stage

and recording studios with many notable musicians. Having performed all around

Australia, he has also performed in Europe and Asia and is regarded as one of

Australia’s most versatile jazz guitarists.

Recent performances have seen Jeremy sharing the stage with such luminaries as

Sting and Dominic Miller (guests at Paul Mason’s Jeff Beck homage) Katie Noonan,

Wendy Matthews, Kristin Berardi, Melinda Schneider, Ella Hooper, Wanderlust, Alma

Orquestra and Glenn Shorrock among others. He performed at the 2023 Adelaide

Guitar Festival with Paul Mason and James Muller.

Apart from being a featured artist on many recording since the 1980’s, Jeremy has

released 5 albums as leader featuring his own compositions. “Toys” (1994)

“Southpaw” (2001) “Jazz Organism ‘Live’ in Dublin” (2010) “Artefact” JS Organ

Quartet (2016) “Somnambience” (2021)

The JS Band was formed in 2022 for the launch of Jeremy’s critically acclaimed solo

acoustic guitar album “Somnambience” and performs music composed by Jeremy as

well as standards and rare compositions from local and international jazz artists. The

group’s individual members bring a wealth of experience and creativity to the stage.

Jeremy Sawkins - acoustic and electric guitars

Hugh Fraser – bass

Dave Goodman - drums

Rosemarie Eilert – keys

Loretta Palmeiro - saxes.