Take 5 features brothers Mike and Steve Foenander.
With a repertoire including exquisite renditions of classic jazz standards to new and exciting arrangements of contemporary songs, TAKE5 will bring class, sophistication and fun to your event. Mike and Steve Foenander are the essence of TAKE5. 2 brothers singing together since childhood, they have an innate sense of each other in every song. Both brothers have been professional entertainers for the last 15 years touring the Australian jazz/cabaret circuit and playing at music festivals and corporate events Australia and internationally. With a passion for entertaining and a commitment to satisfy every client, the brothers deliver to every audience. Be it 10 - 10000 people, TAKE5 know their audience. Corporate events such as the Pizza on the Park, Hyde Park London, Troubadour London, Grand Hyatt Seoul, Korea, Australian Grand Prix, Adelaide Cup, Clipsal 500, Adelaide Convention Centre, Hyatt Melbourne and Adelaide, Hilton Hotels, Skycity Casinos Australia and many clients private and business.
Mike and Steve have been performing together since they were kids. Two crazy brothers who sing with an almost twin like perception. Harmonies, swing, heartfelt ballads and the ability to entertain a crowd has seen the brothers work with some of the industry's finest. James Morrisson, Renee Geyer, Frank Bennett to name a few. Their vocal talents complimented by David McEvoy on Piano, Tim Bowen Bass and John Stephens on Drums. Take 5 will make sure the your evening is seamless.
Mark Murphy Jazz legend says, “At times you guys sound like 3 singers, you blend, harmonise and give your all to every performance.” You guys are just happening!
PIANO - David McEvoy arguably one of the finest pianists in Australia. David has performed with the best of Australia’s jazz and cabaret Artistes. A senior lecturer at the Conservatorium of Music, David is a highly respected Composer, Arranger, teacher and performer. With a lean to some of the world’s best David has a sound that combines his talent with that of legends such as Errol Garner, Nat King Cole, Oscar Peterson and Dudley Moore.
BASS - James Sked is one of the most sought after Double Bass players in Adelaide. His tone, depth, musicality and professionalism are shared by few at this level. With an ability to adapt to any situation, Tim can move from the subtleties of a ballad to edgy funk tunes effortlessly.
DRUMMER - John Stephens makes up the band bringing his unique style and rhythm to the stage. John officially owns the title of Adelaide’s hardest working musician. Known to friends as ‘JS’ his engaging on stage personna completes the TAKE5 line up.
Take 5 can add other instrumentalists as necessary including saxaphone, trumpet, trombone and guitar to give that big band feel to your evening.