Riding the wave since releasing a mesmerizing debut album showcasing Astro's velvety vocals, trumpet and deep soulful songwriting, the Ages’ sound is a melting pot of soul / blues and dance rhythms of the world. The musicians from The Ages all regularly play in many bands including Jazz Party, DubFX, Chelsea Wilson, Quarter Street, Kooyeh & Labjacd and all these styles have influenced their sound which has been connecting with audiences in a very positive way.
Biography of Adrian 'Astro' Perger
Adrian has been playing trumpet since he was 11 and started regular gigs with Brisbane blues legend Wiley Reed by the time he was 13. He moved to Melbourne to immerse himself in more music and was soon an asset to many groups for his beautiful, unique style of trumpet playing and singing.
He has done a multitude of recording and arranging, which has included playing on the albums of international artists like New Buffalo, Bertie Blackman, DubFX and Brazilian Group 'Dois Em Um', along with locals as diverse as Flap!, Husky, Blue King Brown, The Banging Rackettes, Chelsea Wilson, The Red Eyes, Martin Martini and Hue Blanes. Highlights have been performing on stage with Cyndi Lauper, Dan Sultan and Hiatus Kaiyote.