Jodi is an accomplished bassist with over 20 years of performing, recording and touring experience with numerous ensembles and solo artists. As an intuitive musician, Jodi enjoys collaborating with other musicians as a session bass player and backing vocalist to give them a fuller and more dynamic sound.
Fender BG-29 acoustic bass
Gibson SG electric bass
Fender Rumble 200W amp
Some of the artists and shows Jodi has performed with include:
Angela Toohey Trio
Angela is a Brisbane based singer songwriter with a renowned 20+ year career in musical theatre, including starring as Liza Minnelli in the “Boy from Oz” opposite Hugh Jackman and Chrissy Amphlett -(Divinyls) in 2006, and Todd McKenney and Chrissy Amphlett in 1998-99.
Angela’s world class vocals and powerful rhythm guitar, combined with instinctive bass and harmonies from Jodi Murtha, and Suzanne Hibbs’ deft percussion, deliver a lively, enthralling and mesmerising show.
Swamp Folk Records presents, Carolyna Lovely, a Canadian songwriter/producer now settled in Queensland Australia’s Sunshine Coast Hinterland after 27 years of international live performance.
Fresh off a two month tour of Canada, Carolyna and a few Maleny friends join together as Lovely Bones, to bring you the best of Carolyna’s latest work.
Mama Juju & the Jam Tarts
When Mama Juju & The Jam Tarts flounce out onto the stage they always create a fun, upbeat vibe. This all women band will entertain you with quirky songs, big harmonies and instrument swapping. Flute, harmonica, guitars, ukulele, bass, percussive rhythms and so much more! Mama Juju & The Jam Tarts are fast gaining a reputation for playing almost anything, anytime, anywhere! Celtic, Folk, Acoustic Rock, Jazz, Blues.
The Springfield Anglican College Musical Orchestra
Jodi performed as bassist with a 13 piece orchestra for TSAC's production of "The Addams Family" during July 2017. The dynamic and challenging musical score covered many musical genres including flamenco, vaudeville, jazz/swing and rock.
Ambition Road brings to life the original music of David Truong & Yasmin Powell in a Keyboard driven, Acoustic, Reflective, Folk/Soft-Rock style.
Woodford Folk Festival, Cobargo Folk Festival, The Basement (Sydney), Wintermoon Festival, The BUg, Neurum Creek Music Festival, Queen St Mall, Maleny Music Weekend, RedFest, Coast Acoustics, Nimbin Roots Festival, Ipswich Civic Centre, Studio 188 ... and many more