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1 Joseph Tawadros review
If you put out feelers, you’ll find there are some interesting oud play ...
2 Soil & Pimp Session
Paradiso was the setting for a refreshing take on what Soil & Pimp Sessio ...
3 The Sun Ra Arkestra review
The Sun Ra Arkestra review State Theatre, Sydney Festival, January 18, 20 ...
4 Natalie Dietz review at Jazzgroove
That's right. Jazzgroove used to be based at 505. Now, for whatever reaso ...
5 Cassandra Wilson review
Cassandra Wilson @ the Sydney Opera House on 15 June 2013 Surrounded by f ...
6 Mister Ott Review
Review by Lloyd Bradford Syke - 505 is a congenial venue. And my happy excuse ...
7 Ernie Watts review
It was an unbelievable coup. When volunteer VJ's impresario Mark Ginsburg ...
8 Omri Mor review
Jazz. And Jerusalem. For most of us, the last probably wouldn't be the fi ...
9 At last the Etta James Story
Having long been a fan of Etta James, it is good to see a show that celebrate ...
10 Kevin Hunt review
I probably haven't seen or heard Kevin Hunt play for a number of years. H ...
11 A spectrum of spontaneity
  THERE WAS VERY QUIET MUSIC AND ...
12 Eli Degibri Quartet
Review by Lloyd Bradford Syke Long had I hankered to make it to VJs, the ...
13 Martinez Akustica
Review by Lloyd Bradford Syke I've seen, heard and reviewed Martinez ...
14 Natalie Dietz
Review by Brad Syke, Performance for Jazzgroove May 2012 She's n ...
15 Feel the Manouche Review
Review Feel the Manouche, at Colbourne Avenue, Glebe by Lloyd Bradford Syke. ...
16 Paul Grabowsky and Bernie McGann review
Paul Grabowsky & Bernie McGann Quartet at The Sound Lounge November ...
17 Fellowship for Jazz guitarist
18 Bring on the octet! Fellowship winner turns on a sizzling performance
19 CD launch review
20 Bloodlines review
"The miracle of Bloodlines is not that two gifted musicians should spawn a thir ...

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September 21, 2014

Untranslatable CD review Matthew Sheens

in CD Reviews South Australia Posted by John McBeath
Rating: Four stars Since leaving Adelaide to study for a Masters at New England Conservatory, Boston, USA in 2009, having graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the Elder Conservatorium, pianist Mathew Sheens, predictably, has gone from strength to strength. Now, as a follow up to his acclaimed 2013 release Every Eight Seconds, this new album was also recorded in New York. The new collection Untranslatable, continues the pianist’s compositional… Read more
September 18, 2014

Surveying the benefits of live music in Australia

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
"The social and economic benefits of Australia's live music industry are being put in the spotlight with a new survey across four states. The study will be a cost-benefit analysis of venue-based live music in Hobart, Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney. Lead researcher Dave Carter, from the University of Tasmania, said the aim was to examine how governments could help the sector and how live music impacts on people's lives. "One of the things we'd… Read more
September 11, 2014

Interview with Simon Milman on his Wanderlust collaboration

in Interviews Interviews Posted by Joanne Kee
Reina De La Pileta (Queen of The Swimming Pool)is a collaboration between Wanderlust and Simon Milman. It aims to transport listeners on a musical journey through Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Morocco and more, stopping for a horror film matinee en route. We asked Simon a few questions about this project. JK: How did this collaboration come about? SM: Miroslav and I met at the Canberra School of Music around 2003. We started working together in… Read more
September 07, 2014

When Music triumphs over censorship

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
John Lennon once said, "Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it." But publishers aren't the only ones who limit people's access to music. 17 Powerful moments when music triumphed over censorship READ MORE From Music.mic by Jarod Lindzon Read more
September 01, 2014

Congratulations to Art Music Award winners

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
Winners were announced across 11 national and seven State categories at this year’s Art Music Awards held for the first time in Melbourne at the Plaza Ballroom on Tuesday 26th August. Hosted by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre, the Art Music Awards celebrate the achievement and creative success of composers, performers and educators in the genres of contemporary art music, jazz and experimental music. This year’s diverse list of… Read more
August 21, 2014

Congratulations to Freedman 2014 winner Aaron Choulai

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
After a night of amazing music, the winner of the Freedman Fellowships was selected. Congratulations Aaron Choulai. At the age of 21 his first CD Place, was described by Paul Grabowsky as "A milestone in Australian jazz". Tokyo-based pianist Aaron Choulai received the Japanese Ministry of Education ‘mombushou’ Scholarship to study at the Tokyo College of the Arts (2009 – 2013). Aaron will use his Fellowship prize to invest in quality equipment… Read more
August 20, 2014

Bennetts Lane Jazz Club is closing

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
BENNETTS LANE JAZZ CLUB, Melbourne's iconic live jazz venue will be closing mid June 2015. The Bennetts Lane Jazz Club site has been sold. Over the past 22 years has hosted a plethora of national and international artists. Rumours of the closure of the Bennetts Lane Jazz Club have now been officially confirmed. The venue is reported as being sold because of the extraordinary offer made (reportedly an eight-figure sum), rather than a failing… Read more
August 19, 2014

The future of new music is at risk if we continue to undervalue composers

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
Whilst jazz commissions are not as common as those for classical music, this report and stagnant or decreasing performance fees points to it being a tough life for many musicians abroad as well as in Australia. "Professional composers are being asked to create new pieces for ‘shockingly low’ fees, Sound and Music report finds • Average fee per commission in 2013 was £1,392 • 15% of those surveyed earned more income v previous year" READ MORE… Read more
August 18, 2014

$15,000 Recording Grants On Offer

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
The PPCA (Phonographic Performance Company of Australia) and the Australia Council of the Arts are jointly offering recording grants worth $15,000 to make new music. This is the second year that the PPCA and Australia Council are offering these grants. Last year’s recipients included Courtney Barnett, The Grigoryan Brothers, Lance Ferguson of The Bamboos, Ben Salter and Ainslie Wills. Dan Rosen, PPCA Chief Executive Officer said he was pleased… Read more

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