Who is Vive la Difference?
VLD perform a tasteful mixture of Jazz and Latin music, as well as their own unique and surprising acoustic arrangements of popular songs.
They are a self contained musical act, with no need for backing tracks; instead relying on Toff.’s rythmic & colourful arrangements, supported by insanely musically drummer and bassist.
Lead vocals, Guitar
An always inventive improviser, Toff. was born in Paris, France.
Classically trained, he began his musical journey at a very young age exploring a wide range of musical styles: Blues, Jazz, Rock, Samba & Bossa Nova.
After performing in Europe for decades, he has taken his strumming and compelling voice to Melbourne.
Toff. sings with ease in English, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and of course French.
You can request any song from The Beatles, Elvis or Vinicius de Moraes, and keep an ear out for his trumpet impression!
An accomplished electric/double-bass player and a multi-instrumentalist orchestra conductor, Gordon has played for major Australian and International artists such as John Farnham, Normie Rowe, Colleen Hewitt, … and toured all across Europe, with regular appearances on television and Festivals.
He brings a unique flavor of groove that is both collaborative and supportive. He is the ultimate entertainer!
Andrew has been a percussionist for over 30 years and drumming has taken him around the world for festivals and concerts.
He has supported several world-class musicians, including Muddy Waters, BB king and John Mayall.
He specialises in Blues, Rock, Reggae, Funk, Jazz and, for the past 10 years, World Music consisting in European, African and Middle Eastern Sounds.
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