John Mackie
Double Bassist


"Three of Australia's most versatile and legendary Jazz musicians: Vocalist Pat Powell, Bassist John Mackie, and Pianist Bobby Gebert, one of the pioneers of bebop, post-bop and beyond."

Katarina Kroslakovo, Sun-Herald,
Soup Plus gig review.



Born in Auckland, John played bass with various bands around New Zealand.

Since moving to Sydney in 1981, he has worked with various jazz groups and participated in many events around Sydney, including the Esso Jazz Festival with Merv Atcheson and Don Burrows.

John has worked with the Tom Baker Swing Street Orchestra, Brad Child's Big Band, Ian Date, Ian Cooper, Delilah, Bobby Gebert, Trudy Aspeling and Marty Mooney.

Currently he is performing with the Yuki Kumagai Band and Jump 'N' Jive


May 2019

JOHN & YUKI with Ray Partridge
Sunday 12th May
11:30am-2:00pm

Da Capo Courtyard Cafe
8 Macquarie St. (Sydney Eye Hospital)
Ph:9382 7359
www.courtyarddacapo.com.au




JOHN & YUKI JAZZ BAND
Sunday 19th May
2:00pm-5:00pm

Central Coast Leagues Club
Dane Drive, Gosford
Ph:4325 9888
www.cclc.com.au




JOHN & YUKI
Blacktown City Festival
Saturday 25th May
12:00pm-12:30pm

Top Main Stage 6
Blacktown CBD


JOHN & YUKI
Volunteer Expo
Thursday 30th May
12:00pm-3:00pm

Mosman Square & Village Green
Spit Junction, Mosman
Ph:9978 4126
www.mosman.nsw.gov.au





June 2019

JOHN & YUKI
Friday 21st June
7:00pm-9:00pm

Avalon Restaurant
18 Katoomba St. Katoomba
Ph:4782 5532
www.avalonkatoomba.com.au





July 2019

JOHN & YUKI JAZZ BAND
Saturday 6th July
2:00pm-5:00pm

Penrith RSL Club
8 Tindale St. Penrith
Ph:4725 5200
www.penrithrsl.com.au





August 2019

JOHN & YUKI
Friday 16th August
7:00pm-9:00pm

Avalon Restaurant
18 Katoomba St. Katoomba
Ph:4782 5532
www.avalonkatoomba.com.au





October 2019

JOHN & YUKI
Friday 11th October
7:00pm-9:00pm

Avalon Restaurant
18 Katoomba St. Katoomba
Ph:4782 5532
www.avalonkatoomba.com.au





December 2019

MERRY CHRISTMAS with JOHN & YUKI
Friday 6th December
7:00pm-9:00pm

Avalon Restaurant
18 Katoomba St. Katoomba
Ph:4782 5532
www.avalonkatoomba.com.au





For Enquiries Contact John
Flat 33, 2 Goodlet St. Surry Hills NSW 2010
Ph: 8394 9028 Mob: 0418 636 915