Marmalade: Melbourne's Funkiest Corporate Band / Wedding Band
Marmalade's incredible line-up has the experience and personnel to entertain any audience. From corporate functions and weddings to private parties and themed events - Marmalade are your go to band for great entertainment. We'd love to hear from you!
Kevin is the manager, singer and guitarist of “MARMALADE”…..
"I love to play all types of music within a cover band. Weddings, parties, anything is the motto…….Theme music is a welcome challenge….and song requests are an opportunity to add new songs to the repertoire… (as long as enough time is allowed to research, download, chart and rehearse)."
Kevin has played with Artists such as the great late Ricky Mae, the band Spectrum, Renee Geyer, Ross Wilson, James Reyne from Australian Crawl, Russell Morris, Bob Valentine, Richard Frankland.....Kevin supported Carlos Santana with Grand Wazoo and supported Joan Armatrading for her Australian Tour with Strumpet. Kevin has also appeared with Chris Issack and UnCanny X men for performances on TV shows such as Countdown, Hey Hey It's Saturday and GMA with Bert Newton.
Kevin has been a member of well known local bands such as Grand Wazoo, Yogi Goes Bare, The Australian Madonna Show, Hey Sister (winner of the 2003 Victorian Bridal awards) and original music touring band “Strumpet”. Kevin has been managing several cover bands during this time, culminating in the formation of Marmalade in 1999.
Chelly Parisi has worked with Melbourne’s finest cover bands.
She has many years experience as a vocalist and front person for bands such as Rock Steady, The Rhythm Method, The Kasbah Club, Face to Face to name a few.
Chelly has an extensive repertoire covering a wide variety of styles and loves to perform and to get her audiences involved.
Elise Beattie performs in many of Melbourne's finest cover & function bands both locally & throughout Asia. Elise was a member of Code One and The Victorian Police Show BIG band ...Other appearance's include regular sessions for TV/radio jingles, Victoria Police Show Band and Code One, Bert Newton's GMA, Grease the Musical, Opera Australia and performances with various other recording artists, eg...Bachelor Girl, Christine Anu, Vanessa Amorosi, John Stevens etc.
ICEHOUSE recording and touring with the band for ten years. As a session musician he has worked with many of Australia's great artist's including John Farnham, Kate Ceberano, Daryl Braithwaite, Tina Arena, Peter Andre and Tommy Emanuel.
Musical director of the hit musical HAIR. With a taste for rock musicals, Stephen then joined the concert tour of Jesus Christ Superstar followed by The Sydney Dance Company's 'BERLIN', The New Rocky Horror Show, and Smokey Joe's Cafe.
Legend bass player who has played with everyone who is anyone, including Stevie Wonder, Men at Work, Paul Kelly and too many others to mention.."performs with Marmalade when we can get him."
Tony is the keyboard/trumpet player and is one of the vocalists for MARMALADE and is a very important multi-instrumentalist for the band. He also plays guitar and percussion if the occasion arises. He has been with MARMALADE since its' conception.
Anthony Norris has recorded and/or performed with: The Black Sorrows, John Farnham, Kate Ceberano, Paul Grabowsky, Chris Bailey, Joe Camilleri, Strumpet, Kerri Simpson, Jane Clifton.
Television appearances with: Ricky Martin, Deseree, Chris Isaaks, Suggs (Madness), Black Sorrows, Kate Ceberano, Jimoen, Strumpet, Countdown, Hey Hey It's Saturday, GMA with Bert Newton, The Big Gig, Steve Vizard, Alyce Platt.
Tim Rosewarne has been playing keys and blues harp professionally for around 25 years, and his bands include 80s chart toppers BIG PIG, and 90`s powerhouse Chocolate Starfish.
These days, he also can be seen with: The Absolutely 80s Band backing the likes of, Scott Carne, Brian Mannix, Sean Kelly, The Chantoozies, Dale Ryder, David Sterry, Grace Knight, Paul Gray and John Paul Young,The Models....a recent version of the 80`s legends, Bardot and Disco Montego`s Katie Underwood, The Flares featuring George Kapiniaris (Il Dago, Acropolis Now), In The Flesh featuring Alyce Platt, (Sale of the Century, Home and Away), Woodstock The Band, 2120, and Hollywood Zoo to name but a few.
Anton plays tenor and alto saxophones with Marmalade. Artists and groups he has performed with include: The Cat Empire, Ross Wilson, Bob Valentine, Doc Neeson, The Australian Showband, The Bennetts Lane Big Band, The Grand Wazoo, Matt Heatherington and many more jazz and commercial groups.
Performances & recordings with American saxophonists Odean Pope (Max Roach Quartet, Jimmy Smith etc) & Arthur Blythe (World Saxophone Quartet). Anton was twice a finalist in the Australian Jazz Saxophone Awards and has studied with Dave Liebman (Miles Davis) in New York City.
Drums / Vocals
(Mother / Bachelor Girl),
(The Badloves / The Hornets / Renee Geyer).
(The Sharp / the Badloves).