Ondawon is a Sydney based band that plays groove/dub/funk reinterpretations of songs from many genres. Take a pop, rock, country, jazz, metal, thrash song and and put a stomping groove to it. That's ONDAWON. The band also plays a mixture of funkified originals + funk/soul covers from Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Curtis Mayfield and many more.
- Neilsen Gough (Vocals/Horn)
- Toby Hall (Drums)
- Gavin Ahearn (Keys)
Neilsen Gough is soon to release his 4th album (Pacific) which has been 3 years in the making. He has performed in many prestigious venues and with some of the greatest jazz musicians in the world, Australia’s most famous virtuoso James Morrison has said about him- "No one else in the world can both sing and play trumpet as well as Neilsen". Toby Hall is the one of the hardest working drummers on the Australian scene and has been layin’ it down for everyone in the business as well as playing in some of Australia’s, seminal creative jazz groups. Gavin Ahearn Gavin Ahearn is a pianist, composer, arranger and producer and has worked in the USA, Europe and Asia. Since returning to Australia in 2008 he has performed with some of Australia’s finest in many styles of music.