Welcome 

To the official site of The Parlophonians, led by world renown bandleader, musician, composer, dancer, writer and radio raconteur Jack Calloway. 

 

Founded in 2013 in Bristol, UK, the ensemble quickly climbed the ranks playing at various Bars, Nightspots, Theatres and Cabaret Clubs under various titles such as The Prohibition Jazz Band, The King Street Rag Band, The Jack Calloway Dance Band, The New Sheridan 7, The Jazz Hounds & The Society 6. 

The bandleader, 'Jack Calloway', quickly rising in international notability in his own right as a favored compere, featured musician, dancer, solo act and radio presenter. Appearing comfortably alongside some of the biggest names in jazz today, such as: Tatiana Eva-Marie, Gordon Webster, Dennis Lichtman, Vince Giordano, Hetty Kate, Jon-Erik Kellso, Graham Dalby, Terry Waldo, Mike Davis and Dan Levinson.  

To this day, The Parlophonians and the beloved character Jack Calloway remain household names on stage, page and in radio.

The limey is, indeed, a crackerjack of a fine musician.

Neal Siegal, 2019

Reviews

Great Britain's premier purveyor of hot jazz and swinging syncopation!

Jump Jive & Swing 2018

Photograph by Guy Bellingham 2019

The true embodiment of 1930's music, speech, broadcasting and style.

Bristol Old Vic 2017

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