Poet of Jazz

Gatsby’s Cabaret


Performing contemporary classics and Gatsby’s era favourites, suave gentleman JAKE DENNIS will entertain you, his party guests, with a terrific selection of Gatsby style music performed with his live swing band.

Enjoy this Saturday night in Gatsby style with your swinging party-host and eternal romantic JAKE DENNIS and his band that will perform a selection of over a century of popular music! Gatsby’s Party includes modern songs, much like Baz Buhrmann’s highly popular musical film, so you can look forward to early 20th century classics by BILLIE HOLIDAY, LOUIS ARMSTRONG, ELLA FITZGERALD, and RAY CHARLES, in addition to classics from the 1960s-2010s by ARETHA FRANKLIN, ELTON JOHN, MADONNA, DRAKE, and more! This is a funky jazz, swing, and blues concert with added pop and RnB hits that your family, friends, and lovers will enjoy.

Book ahead today via Rigby’s Event Registration.

JAKE DENNIS is a charming young talent who has enjoyed sell-out performances at Perth’s top venues, including His Majesty’s Theatre, The Laneway Lounge, Ellington, Rigby’s and The Don Russell, Kalamunda, Mandurah, and Subiaco Performing Arts Centres. In reviewing one of Jake’s Fringe World cabarets, The West Australianproclaimed: “There can be no doubting the quality of Jake Dennis’ singing voice.” Australian Stage affirmed his “impressive vocal range” and “charm.” You will love him!

Prize for the best dressed lady and the coolest dressed cat!

PREVIOUS PERFORMANCES (of a similar show)GatsbysCabaretPosterFRINGE

Perth crooner Jake Dennis is Mr. Gatsby, a swinging party-host and eternal romantic, ready to entertain you.

Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby (1925), later adapted into popular movies starring Robert Redford (1974) and recently Leonardo DiCaprio (2013), is told from the point of view of Gatsby’s one true friend Nick Carraway but Jake Dennis tells the story embodying a “black” Gatsby, as Mr Jake Gatsby.

Performing contemporary classics from today and the Gatsby era, this suave gentleman will entertain you, his party guests, with Gatsby’s story of social ascendancy, race, rivalry, and love.

Prize for the best dressed lady and the coolest dressed cat!

About Gatsby’s Cabaret

This is not just a jazz, swing, and blues cabaret. Gatsby’s Cabaret includes modern songs, much like Baz Buhrmann’s highly popular musical films so you might be surprised at the songs played.

“Performing songs that people love to hear, storytelling, and truly embodying characters and songs with drama and charisma – that’s entertainment and that’s what I’m about,” says Jake Dennis.

Look forward to a night of exciting entertainment feat. songs of love and longing.

INTERVIEWS (About Gatsby’s Cabaret)

Book online through Rigby's Event Registration or call Rigby's on 9324 1196 for further info.11164709_10153038382239093_226349105224199268_n


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