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Tasmanian diva Nelle Degrassi in her sweetest musical incarnation as “Mama Smooth”. Complemented by the talents of Mr Duffy on double bass and Mitch Partridge on Drums.  This dynamic trio will seduce your heart with unbeatable musical sass and satirical wit. What started as a simple song line has grown into a full force of original kick ass tracks. Described as an eclectic mix of fusion roots and soulful groove, they play funk, Jazz and gypsy laced with otherworldliness in a completely unique and infectious way. Nelle’s reputation for fronting some of Tasmania’s best loved acts such as; DUBLO, THE FAT BAND and PURPLESHAG has given rise to an intimate new level of performance. Her poetic prowess & dulcet croon will leave you melting in a sea of velvet. Nelle has graced Tasmanian stages for over 25 years and has supported some of Australia's and New Zealand's best. Let Mama Smooth your soul.

Music Tasmania acknowledges Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional owners of this island, lutruwita (Tasmania). We pay our respects to elders past and present and acknowledge traditional peoples' connection to country. We respect the traditions and customs of the Aboriginal people of lutruwita, who remain the custodians of these lands.