Goose - 16 Piece Soul/FunkGoose - 16 Piece Soul/Funk

Originally formed in London in 1997 as an outlet for trombonist Dave Palmer's songwriting, Goose was reborn as an Adelaide funk band when Dave returned to Australia in 1999. Here he was joined by local songwriters Paul White and Sam Moody who helped put together a 16 piece band of some of the city’s most talented and experienced jazz and funk musicians.

Schwang Schwang

After several popular live shows the group released their debut CD Schwang in December 1999. Recorded over 4 weekends at the Cheese Factory and produced by Dave Palmer, Sam Moody and engineer Kim Webster, Schwang received critical acclaim for its powerful blend of Soul, Jazz and Funk styles.

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Down on the Dancefloor Down on the Dancefloor

Released in May 2005, Down on the Dancefloor saw Goose return for its second studio album with 15 songs designed for their live shows' dancefloor. This album reflects the bands Funk and Rock influences complimenting the jazz tinged debut Schwang.

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Goose Live

Live is where one can fully appreciate the quality of this 16 piece band.
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The thundering 8 piece rhythm section of bassist Damien Steele Scott, guitarists Nick Panousakis and Sam Moody, keyboardists Paul White and Shane Ellery, father and son percussionists Steve and Ben Todd and Drummer Andrew Bignell have been the backbone of many of Adelaide's leading jazz and funk bands since 1990. Including, amongst others, the mid 90's Cargo Club house band NRS, Suction Cap, Thrust, Dragster, Dr Buzz, The Hammond Eggs Trio and Lucifer's Lounge.

Leading the vocals is outstanding soul vocalist Urszula White and Vocalist/Trombonist Dave Palmer.

Joining them to add the seven piece horn section are some of Adelaide and Melbourne's most in demand horn players. Trumpeters Warren Heading and Gordon Lambie, Trombonist Nick Mulder and Sax players Damon Grant, Pete Raidel and Frank Althuizen.

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