Specialising in Strings
Bentley's Agency is a boutique business owned and managed by Danielle Bentley, Danielle Bentley BMus (QLD Conservatorium), Master of Creative Industries (QUT).
Danielle's dedicated team of professional musicians provides clients with the best possible music, and the best possible service.
The Brisbane-based agency handpicks performers for weddings and functions, and takes pride in excellence.
Our musicians are experienced professionals whose careers also embrace orchestral and show work, recording sessions, solo and chamber music.
Strings - - more
Bentley Strings is a leading and highly respected professional ensemble.
The group comprises a select handful of talented musicians brought together
by a shared love of string music, and virtuosic flair across a wide
range of genres.
Every member of the ensemble has an impressive musical resume. We hold
proud associations with Queensland's premier music organisations and
Gypsy-Jazz-Rock fusion string quartet - - more
A raunchy blend of high-energy cross-genre, improvisatory string fusion!
Zhivago perform original, sexy, gypsy-flavoured tunes, rock, pop and jazz and blues standards. They write their own arrangements of great songs by artists including Lenny Kravitz, ColdPlay, David Bowie, Jeff Buckley, Miles Davis, Kraftwerk and The Beatles.
Four string-wise femmes - - more
This breath taking, glamourous string quartet spellbind audiences with an elegant fusion of exemplary musicianship, visual splendour and fiery stage dynamics….
Venus Showcase: A sassy choreographed stage show fusing sublime classical sounds with contemporary tunes and rocking backing tracks…
The quartet will entertain guests at dinner and cocktail functions with their special blend of classical, jazz and contemporary repertoire. They provide the perfect backdrop to corporate and private events, uniting beautiful music with their trademark chic styling…
Harpists: Soloists and in Ensemble… - - more
Sublime harp players available to perform solo, and in ensemble with Bentley Strings.
Speed of Purple:
Piano & string-driven original songs and instrumentals - - more
Speed of Purple is the newest musical project for ex-Tulipan member Sallie Campbell, showcasing her original songs and instrumentals.
Speed of Purple instrumentals blend rich folk/gypsy melodies and harmonies
with dynamic rhythmic drive these tunes conjure images of wild gypsy
fireside parties, and long journeys through mystical landscapes.
The songs reveal a powerful new direction in Sallie’s writing, fusing a folk/pop feel with stirring melodies, intricate piano textures and evocative harmonies….
Jazz, rhythm 'n'
blues - - more
As well as being a noted jazz/blues singer-pianist in home-town Brisbane, Bentley is globally recognised for having penned Rod Stewart's still-smouldering hit, In A Broken Dream.
David Bentley's first album in a decade brings together a treasured handful of accomplished and legendary Australian musicians…To listen to the pumping shuffle rhythms on the opening track of this vibrant new album is to feel an urge to dance…
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