Jess Keble has been performing in the music industry since the age of 5 and she began writing her own original music at age 12. In 2015, Jess was accepted into the Bachelor of Music course at QUT, where she formed Crimson Nights and Beau et Belle with her partner Beau Simpson. Jess also had the pleasure, again of working alongside music industry professionals from bands such as Cub Sport and Ball Park Music. Jess is heavily involved with the Brisbane Music Scene. Her passion is in events, festivals and artist management, but she loves to play music in her spare time.
Beau Simpson is a self-taught musician, learning guitar from the age of 8 and writing songs from age 12. In 2015, Beau was accepted into the Bachelor of Music course at QUT and formed Crimson Nights and Beau et Belle with his partner Jess Keble. He was inspired by grunge and alternative rock bands of the 90s such as Foo Fighters and Nirvana. Beau is the featured writer and composer for Crimson Nights, taking a turn from his grunge days to become an accomplished funk rock writer. Beau’s guitar work features catchy, yet edgy riffs with funk chord colours.
George Korenevski is a classically trained Double Bassist, who started learning in 2009 and started playing bass guitar shortly afterwards. He has studied both classical and jazz bass at the Con and is in his last semester studying jazz. He has played with many prominent orchestras including Queensland Youth Symphony under John Curro, Queensland Wind Orchestra under David Law and is one of the original members of Crimson Nights.
Peter Smith is widely known for his tireless work and capable personality, He is a professional drum kit teacher and performer. He is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Music in performance at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University under the combined tutelage of well-known Brisbane saxophonist James Sandon, and drummer Kym Ambrose. Throughout his career, Peter has enjoyed receiving lessons and coaching with distinguished Brisbane drummer Paul Hudson, Lachlan Hawkins, Jose McLaughlin (from Gerry and the Pacemakers), Dr. Stephen Newcomb, and Dr. Louise Denson. A dedicated musical educator, Peter plans to complete a Masters’ in Education, and is eagerly working towards the goal of becoming a secondary education Arts teacher.