THE SOUND OF JAZZ & SOUL DUO
Welcome to the official website of Jazz & Soul Duo. A delicious fusion of Jazz & Soul that’s perfect for any occasion. Wedding, corporate, parties, events - we will spice up your special day. Contact us for any bookings & enquiries.
WHO ARE WE?
Olivia Vasquez is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Music. Whilst at AIM, Olivia played the leading lady of Alexandra Spofford in The Witches of Eastwickand. Since graduating, Olivia has been a part of Squabbalogic’s production of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Kiss Me, Kate!, and also played the role of Vanessa in the Exclaim Theatre Company Production of In The Heights. Olivia made her musical theatre debut in the Australian Premiere of The Bodyguard The Musical as Monique and understudying principal role Nicki Marron. Olivia starred as Vanessa in Joshua Robson Production’s sell out and critically acclaimed season of In The Heights at Hayes Theatre and the return season at the Sydney Opera House. In 2019 she recently starred as Rosalia in Handa and Opera Australia's on production of West Side Story on the Sydney Harbour whilst debuting the role of Anathema in the world premier’s musical of Squabbalogic’s Good Omens. Olivia formed and co founded corporate act Jazz and Soul Duo, and is in the process of launching her EP and debut single "Move On".
WHO ARE WE?
Jake is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Music. Whilst at AIM, Jake played leading man Darryl Van Horn in The Witches of Eastwick the Musical and Officer Barrel in Urinetown the Musical. Since graduating, Jake has been a part of Squabbalogic productions such as Kiss Me Kate! and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. He has performed alongside American Composer John Bucchino and was also invited to perform with international star Adele in her Australian tour in 2017. TVC credits include Mamma Mia, Hungry Jacks, KFC as well as being featured in TV series A Place to Call Home. In 2018 Jake finished touring NSW with Echelon Productions as George in Treasure Hunt, to later join the Australian Shakespeare Company in the Jungle Book – The Next Chapter as Baloo the Bear. Jake joined international group The Tap Pack, and Mama Montez Productions with Gone Too Soon which are both sailing the high seas. Jake portrayed the lead role of Munkustrap in the New Zealand tour of CATS the Musical and performed as Prince Phillip in Opera Australia’s world premier of Whitely – The Brett Whitely Opera, and The Marriage of Figaro. Jake formed and co founded corporate act Jazz and Soul Duo and is also currently writing his one-man cabaret to premiere in 2020.
Jazz & Soul To Spice Up Your Next Event?
WHAT WE OFFER
Two unique artists to create the perfect blend of Jazz & Soul. Weather you want a live band, tracks or even just an acoustic set, we do it all. Also allowing you to customise the set lists, making your occasion significant to you and your needs. Contact us now for a quote!