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281 Wangaratta in Review
A new performing arts centre was in place for the twentieth Wangaratta Festival ...
282 Barney McAll and Sylent Running
In Australia he was a rising jazz star, but that didn't count for much in the US ...
283 National Jazz Awards - Finalists
This year saxophone is the featured instrument at the National Jazz Awards and o ...
284 The National Jazz Alliance
The National Jazz Alliance was created in 2008 to develop a unified voice and st ...
285 Intangible Asset Number 82
If you were at the Daorum concert at the Sydney Opera House in March 2008, you h ...
286 Jazz Musicians and Writers Meet in Harlem
Despite the emergence of many distinctive voices in Australian jazz music over t ...
287 Tour Reviews
Australia has recently played host to some of the most creative musicians playin ...
288 Creative Flight of a "Fabulous Flamingo"
Looking back pianist and composer Mike Nock describes himself as a “bit of a w ...
289 Mike Nock honoured at Bells
Pianist, composer, educator and jazz icon Mike Nock was honoured this evening ...
290 Barney McAll In New York
Composer and pianist Barney McAll is a leading light of the new Brooklyn—the ...
291 Kirk Lightsey, Bernie McGann and a rich tradition
Thirteen years ago Detroit pianist Kirk Lightsey and Granville alto saxophonis ...
292 The Necks in North America
  Popular trio The Necks have completed an extensive tour of the United Stat ...
293 Stonnington Jazz 2009
  The program for Stonnington Jazz 2009 has been announced and highlights in ...
294 Tony Gould Wins Don Banks Award
  Pianist and composer Tony Gould is one of Australia's most respected music ...
295 APRA Jazz Award
As part of its annual Music Awards, the Australasian Performing Right Associat ...
296 Sandy Evans - Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address
  In December, saxophonist and composer Sandy Evans delivered the 10th annua ...
297 Melbourne Jazz 2009
Next Autumn's Melbourne International Jazz Festival will branch out to include ...
298 The Best of 2008
What were the best jazz albums released this year? Everyone has an opinion but ...
299 Chick Corea in Australia
Chick Corea is one of the most prolific artists in jazz. It’s not just the v ...
300 Tina Harrod
Tina Harrod has won the Best Australian Independent Jazz Album award for her r ...

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July 27, 2014

Brisbane Festival Jazz On Sunday program

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
For 2014, Jazz Queensland and Brisbane festival continue their partnership with the Jazz On Sunday program. Featuring many of Australia’s most accomplished and multi award winning Jazz artists including, Australia’s leading male jazz vocalist Vince Jones, Elly Hoyt (Australian Jazz Bell Awards in 2011), Kristin Berardi (National Jazz Awards and Australian Jazz Bell Awards 2012) and Paul Grabowsky (AO) The Jazz On Sunday program will be presented… Read more
July 27, 2014

Artist Distribution scheme for recordings

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
PPCA Calls all Australian Recording Artists and Labels PPCA (Phonographic Performance Company of Australia) is a national, not-for-profit organisation that represents the interests of Australian recording artists and labels. PPCA is authorised by its licensors to issue blanket licences to Australian businesses so that they can play sound recordings and music videos. We currently license over 50,000 businesses Australia-wide, including clubs,… Read more
July 23, 2014

The Hunters & Pointers CD review

in CD Reviews Victoria Posted by Joanne Kee
Rating: Four stars Recorded at The Limerick Arms Hotel, South Melbourne in 1991 this new release, 23 years later, qualifies as a ‘golden oldies’ collection for both content and performers. There are five lengthy tracks, all standards delivered in a mainstream style by a top talent Melbourne quintet of the time. The high level of musicianship is obvious from the beginning of the opener Just Friends, as John Hoffman’s trumpet interweaves with… Read more
July 23, 2014

Davi Sings Sinatra by Robert Davi

in CD Reviews Victoria Posted by Joanne Kee
Rating: Three stars American singer and actor Robert Davi – Die Hard, Licence to Kill etc. – has been a long term fan since he appeared with his idol Frank Sinatra in the 1977 television drama Contract on Cherry Street. This collection of twelve of Sinatra’s best known songs, features similar arrangements by Nic Tenbroek to those iconic ones by the gifted Nelson Riddle, complete with copies of Riddle’s string sections. Nevertheless these… Read more
July 23, 2014

Su Su Nje Daniel Susnjar

in CD Reviews Western Australia Posted by Joanne Kee
Rating: Four stars West Australian-based drummer/composer Daniel Susnjar has recently returned from five years of performing and studying in the USA where he completed a Masters and Doctorate in Musical Arts at the Miami Frost School of Music. For his doctoral thesis Susnjar travelled to Peru to study Afro-Peruvian drumming and later assembled a group of top-shelf traditional and jazz players from the US, Australia, and Peru in New York to… Read more
July 18, 2014

Java Quartet - Together review

in CD Reviews New South Wales Posted by Joanne Kee
Review by John McBeath Rating: Four stars Over their 20-year existence, this Sydney quartet has attracted a loyal following and this latest recording brings their album total to seven. After the group’s 2010 release Rejavanation which experimented with digital beats, and electro-jazz, this new collection is a return to Java’s more familiar territory of acoustic contemporary jazz. All compositions are by bassist/leader Michael Galeazzi. There are… Read more
July 17, 2014

Hard Core on the Fly

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
Some of Australia's most exciting up and coming musicians will collaborate with members of the Australian Art Orchestra (AAO), during a month-long Hard Core on the Fly residency every Thursday night in August at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club curated by Scott Tinkler. Renowned saxophonist George Garzone (USA) will join the ensemble in Melbourne on 21 August and Perth on 28 August. This third series of Hard Core on the Fly will again be completely… Read more
July 13, 2014

25TH Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival program announced ENRICO RAVA (ITALY) - JEFF 'TAIN' WATTS (USA) - LAURA WATTS (USA) - JOE LOUIS WALKER (USA) - SPOKE (USA) - ROGER MANINS (NZ) - LISA PARROT (AUS/USA) - HARPER (AUS/USA) The 2014 lineup for the Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival now in its milestone 25th year. Artistic director Adrian Jackson said, “25 years is a landmark that no-one would have been willing to bet on back when the Festival began as… Read more
July 12, 2014

Tribute to Charlie Haden

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
RIP Charlie Haden Haden viewed jazz as the “music of rebellion,” and felt it was his responsibility and mission to challenge the world through music, and through artistic risks that expressed his own individual artistic vision. Image courtesy of Charlie Haden's website Charlie Haden wikipedia Read more

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