The Recliners

“The Recliners deliver a sparklingly enjoyable time”

We are a fun and unique acoustic quartet who serve up satirical originals and covers in a classic blues and classic early r&b style. Featuring trumpet, piano, bass and drums.

Highly suited to festivals, outdoor markets and events, we are based in Brisbane city. We can also cut down to The Lazy Boys - a jazz standards acoustic group for quieter background music gigs.

Vyvyan Black: Vocals, Trumpet, Blues Harp
Burak Ulugüney: Piano, Keys
Erik Van Der Weyden: Fretless Bass
James Pryce-Davies: Drums


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Some of the songs we cover. We also have lots of acoustic blues originals.
Aint Gonna Hush
The Candy Man
Cut You Loose
Dead End Road
Don't You Tell Nobody
Drown In My Own Tears
Feels So True
Got My Hands On The Wheel
Got To Move
Gravel In The Groove
Hallelujah I Just Love Her So
Hard Time Living
Help Me
I Got a Woman
If You’re a Viper
I'm A Poor Misguided Man
I’m In The Mood
Let's Get Happy
Meeting With The Wolf
Must Have Been The Devil
My Button Is Popped
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down & Out
Playing The Numbers
Ride The River
Shut That Lock
Sinner’s Prayer
St James Infirmary
St Louis Blues
Too Late
Wash My Soul in the River’s Flow
You're Driving Me Crazy
You've Changed
After You’ve Gone
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Almost Like Being in Love
Blue Moon
Blue Skies
Body & Soul
But Not for Me
Careless Love
Come Rain or Come Shine
Cry Me a River
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Every Time We Say Goodbye
How About You?
I Get a Kick Out of You
I Thought About You
I’m Beginning To See The Light
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
The Lady Is a Tramp
Let’s Do It
Lullaby of Birdland
Mack the Knife
Makin’ Whoopee
My Funny Valentine
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Route 66
St Louis Blues
That’s Life
They Can’t Take That Away
What A Wonderful World
You Make Me Feel So Young
You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me

Phone Vyvyan Black on 0417 646 202 or email us
The Recliners are also on BandCamp