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The Cat Empire

Formed 1999.
The Cat Empire

Biography

The Cat Empire is an Australian ska and jazz band formed in 1999. Core members are Felix Riebl (percussion and vocals), Harry James Angus (trumpet and vocals), Will Hull-Brown (drums), Jamshid "Jumps" Khadiwhala (decks, percussion), Ollie McGill (keyboard and backing vocals), and Ryan Monro (bass and backing vocals). They are often supplemented by The Empire Horns, a brass duo composed of Ross Irwin (trumpet) and Kieran Conrau (trombone), and have recurring guest musicians. Their sound is a fusion of jazz, ska, funk and rock with heavy Latin influences.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Two Shoes

    Two Shoes 2007

    Reviewed by Adam Webb
    Festival favourites produce a good time album for good time people...
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