Opportunity Blues Now out on Bandcamp

Digital Single. This is something a bit different from Portmanteaux and is a jazzy Parisian/Western Swing type tune that features the wonderful Jenee Fleenor on fiddle – USA country fiddle ace.

Now out on Bandcamp https://portmanteauxmelbourne.bandcamp.com/


released July 4, 2022
Portmanteaux are:
Mick Frawley – drums; Henry Jackson – guitars; Peter Kershaw – bass; Steve Malkin – keyboards; with Jenee Fleenor – fiddle

Tune written by Alan M Leslie and Henry Jackson.

Recorded by Henry Jackson at Hungry Bear Studios and recorded, engineered and mixed by Ross Caygill at Salt Studios and produced by Ross Caygill and Henry Jackson at Salt Studios. Jenee Fleenor’s fiddle track courtesy Bill Watson, Nashville Trax, Nashville, USA. Mastering by Ross Caygill at Salt Studios, Melbourne, Australia.

Background Cover Artwork: John Hain

Nothing Too Deep from the CD of the same name

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzfXcfU_gLo&t=204s. This is a breezy reggae-styled tune written by Henry Jackson and featuring a great lead vocal by our guest vocalist Zac Teichmann and sympatico percussion from our guest Salvador Persico who combines brilliantly with our drummer Mick Frawley. Steve Malkin produces a startling synth solo in the middle of the tune. The tune can be purchased through streaming services such as Spotify, Amazon and Apple Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/6svSo5… Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Portmanteaux/e… Apple: https://music.apple.com/gh/album/noth… and digital downloads from Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Nothing-Too-De… and itunes https://music.apple.com/gh/album/noth… Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/portmanteaux… Website: https://portmanteauxbandmelbourne.com/

New 5-track CD ‘Nothing Too Deep’ Released by Portmanteaux

At last after lockdowns and the pandemic, Portmanteaux have finally completed their new 5-track EP CD entitled ‘Nothing Too Deep’.

Tracks are: Pickpocket, Sam Booker, Nothing Too Deep, Drummer’s Rap and Florentine Moon.

Here is a video of the humorous tune ‘Drummer’s Rap’ , which was written and voiced by the drummer Mick Frawley about the plight of the forgotten band member – the one up the back!


The tune can be purchased through streaming services such as Spotify, Amazon and Apple and digital downloads from itunes and Amazon.