The Jack Earle Trio is made up of three of the finest young Jazz musicians in Australia; Jack Earle, Kieran Rafferty, and Patrick Schmidli.
Individually and collectively, their talent and passion has taken them to perform interstate, and internationally, with many of the world’s most highly acclaimed musicians. Together they play innovative and original Jazz music with influences from Soul, R&B, Funk and Fusion. Their interest and excellence across all genres of music makes them accessible and entertaining to diverse audiences, and fulfilling to musicians and non-musicians alike.
Jack Earle is a pianist, trumpet player, vocalist, conductor and composer. He is well established in the music industry as a performer and accompanist in multiple genres, with an esteemed reputation in musical theatre circles as a pit musician, orchestrator, and musical director. Previous shows include Dream Lover, Evita and Kiss Of The Spider Woman. Jack regularly records and performs nationally and internationally as musical director and/or band member for world class artists such as Rhonda Burchmore, David Campbell, Kate Ceberano, and Tina Arena. Jack is also an in demand jazz musician, playing around Australia in many of its premier ensembles, in the country’s most popular live music venues.