Keiran Rafferty

Jack Earle

Jack Earle is a pianist, trumpet player, vocalist, conductor and composer. He is well established in the music industry as a performer and accompanist in multiple genres, with an esteemed reputation in musical theatre circles as a pit musician, orchestrator, and musical director. 


Previous shows include King Kong, Strictly Ballroom, The Lion King, Aladdin, West Side Story, Jesus Christmas Superstar, Hello Dolly, Matilda, We Will Rock You, The Bodyguard, The Book of Mormon, Dream Lover, Evita and Kiss Of The Spider Woman. 


Jack regularly records and performs nationally and internationally as musical director and/or band member for world class artists such as Rhonda Burchmore, David Campbell, Kate Ceberano, and Tina Arena. Jack is also an in demand jazz musician, playing around Australia in many of its premier ensembles, in the country’s most popular live music venues. 


The Jack Earle Big Band was formed in 2008 and has since developed into one of the country’s most sought-after large ensembles. The rhythm section of this band formed The Jack Earle Trio in 2015 to further experiment with composition and improvisation in a small ensemble setting. His extensive composition credits include 2 albums of original music, a dance-theatre work entitled “SELF”, Tap-Dance syllabi for ATOD, and numerous jingles for television and radio. He recently returned to Australia after studying at the prestigious Berklee College of Music with a full tuition scholarship.