... I like spreading myself around to experience as many elements of the music performance as possible so that every gig is a challenging learning experience working with different musicians ...

Jack Pantazis has been on the professional music scene for almost twenty years. His versatility and strong guitar skills have enabled him to effortlessly move between genres, from jazz to latin to rock and anything that has been required of him.

He has played with the Australian Pops Orchestra, the original group Black Taxi, musical productions such as Rent, Sweet Charity and Les Miserables, Mama Mia, Lion King, Wicked, his own group The Jack Pantazis Group, TV appearances on Bert Newtons Good Morning Australia, the ABC's The Art Show and numerous pick up groups over the years.

Some of the artists that Jack has backed include, Christine Arnou, Nina Ferra, Bob Valentine, Normie Rowe, Mike Stern, Todd McNeny, Rachael Beck, Kate Ceberano, James Morrison, Bill Watrous, Glen Shorrock, Carl Riseley, Grace Knight, to name just a few.

Currently Jack performs regularly with The Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra,

who have recorded 4 original big band CD’s and with and his own group, The Jack Pantazis Group. The groups latest CD release is called ‘With The Little We Have’, with  guest artist the amazing New York jazz guitarist Mike Stern performing 2 tunes.

And, here’s a link to read a review and interview with Jack about his new CD ‘With The Little We Have’.


And a link to see his new group in action at a recent performance on You Tube:

And finally here's a link to a current interview showed on Australian TV in 2015


Jack Pantazis