Sweet Ade is lively, cheerful and refreshingly different. It features a colorful line-up of recorders, reeds, piano, washboard, drums, sousaphone, ukulele, accordion and vocals. There's no other jazz band with its unique combination of instruments and eclectic repertoire. The band presents an entertaining, interesting and diverse program with creative arrangements of music ranging from the late 1800's to the present day, balancing well-known tunes with little heard gems. It's named after Ade Monsbourgh era and includes Australian jazz from the Ade Monsbourgh/Graeme Bell era.