|Thanks to everyone who has supported our concerts. For more information on any of the artists who have performed in previous years, or to hear music from the performances please visit the artist pages listed below. |
For 2010 we are presenting Linsey Pollak @ the Powerhouse Museum in July.
If you want music in the evening check out Colbourne Avenue for eclectic programming, friendly space, great vibe.
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The Necks are one of the great cult bands of Australia. Chris Abrahams (piano), Tony Buck (drums), and Lloyd Swanton (bass).
Kristin Berardi band, Mike Nock on piano, James Muller guitar, Mike Majkowski, bass, Tim Firth, drums and David Theak on tenor sax.
James Muller trio, "confirms his reputation as a tour de force" James Muller – guitar, Tim Firth –drums, Brett Hirst -bass
Band of 5 Names, Dream like piano sequences, overlaid with haunting trumpet, evocative and unearthly - Matt McMahon - piano, Simon Barker - drums, Phil Slater - trumpet
Adrian Klumpes, piano solo "Beneath the beauty lies an unnerving underside"
Elana Stone Band, brings the emotive force of an award-winning singer/songwriter to a range of classic styles. Elana Stone - vocals/compositions/keys, Aaron Flower - guitar, Zoe Hauptmann - bass, Evan Mannell - drums
Alcohotlicks “...Flower, Hauptmann and Mannell may just be on to something rather wonderful.” Aaron flower-guitar, ben hauptmann-guitar, evan mannell-drums
Mark Isaacs Resurgence Band - The intensity of the collective belief in the project was evident immediately, the leader’s first solo having an almost frightening intensity to it, while still exuding a tangible and effecting beauty… This band must be heard – John Shand, SMH. Mark Isaacs, piano, James Muller, guitar, Matt Keegan, sax, Brett Hirst, bass, Tim Firth, drums
Jeremy Rose Quartet - "one of Sydney's most outstanding young composer/bandleaders" Mike Nock. Jeremy Rose, alto + soprano saxophone, Jackson Harrison, piano, Alex Boneham, bass, James Waples, drums
Judy Bailey's Jazz Connection- a talented pianist and one of Australia's finest musicians and composers leading her big band.
Ken Allars trumpet, Brendon Champion trombone, Jamie Beaton vibraphone, Brendan Berlach tenor sax, Guy Elsom trumpet, Louis Newling tenor sax, Lachlan Hamilton alto sax, Dominic Dietrich guitar, Dane Laboyrie trumpet, Paul Weber trombone, Charles Casson trumpet, Paul Meo trumpet, Adam Pecar trombone, Michael Griffin alto sax, Harry Sutherland piano,Andrew Symons baritone sax, Gene Taylor bass, Rob Turner drums - Judy Bailey, musical director / composer
Alister Spence Trio, a bewitching musical world unfolds, full of excitement, surprise and beauty - Alister Spence – piano; Lloyd Swanton – bass; Toby Hall – drums
Misinterprotato "intelligent and sometimes moodily reflective, but always in touch with their jazz origins. Foran's piano style is brimful of ideas applied equally well to ballads and up-tempo pieces" - 4* The Australian. Sean Foran, piano, John Parker, drums and Pat Marchisella, acoustic bass, guest Froy Aagre, saxaphone
Taikoz, Topology & Karak - Sound on Sound - Taikoz - Ian Cleworth Artistic Director featuring Riley Lee; Graham Hilgendorf, Masae Ikegawa, Kevin Man, Kerryn Joyce, Anton Lock, Tom Hampton
Topology - Robert Davidson, Topology, Bernard Hoey - viola, Christa Powell - violin, John Babbage - saxophone, Kylie Davidson - piano, Robert Davidson – bass
Karak - Kerryn Joyce and Kevin Man - percussion
Translators, a unique blend of music, filled with the passion of flamenco music and the freedom in improvisation - James Hauptmann - Drums/Percussion, Ben Hauptmann - Mandolin, Steve Hunter - Electric Bass, Damien Wright - Nylon Spanish Guitar
Citizens of Earth, An extraordinary kaleidoscope of colour, rhythm and melody - Sandy Evans, Tenor And Soprano Saxophone
Sarangan Sriranganathan, Sitar, Vocals, Tony Gorman, Clarinet, Ben Walsh, Percussion, Bobby Singh, Tabla, Steve Elphick, Bass
The Crusty Suitcase band, Pure horns and drums, Ben Walsh on drums, Matt Ottignon on clarinet, flute, tenor saxophone, and soprano saxophone, Sam Golding on sousaphone, and a range of the tastiest horn players around, including Tim Stocker, Lucian McGuiness, Ian Petersie, Kim Lawson
Compass - music that knows no boundaries, music that is seductive, tantalising ... Christina Leonard, Soprano Saxophone, Jeremy Rose, Alto Saxophone, Matt Ottignon, tenor saxophone, Luke Gilmour, baritone saxophone, Julian Curwin, guitar and Marcello Miao, accordian.
JGMO, Lush, big and bold - TRUMPETS Darryl Carthew Phil Slater Tim Crow Simon Ferenci Rhythm Guitar - James Muller Piano - Florian Ross Contrabass - Brendan Clarke Drums - Evan Mannell SAXES David Theak (alto lead) Murray Jackson (alto) Roger Manins (tenor) Matt Keegan (tenor) Nick Bowd (baritone) TROMBONES Jeremy Borthwick (lead) John Hibbard Danny Carmichael Colin Burrows (bass)
Pascal Schumacher quartet, Modern acoustic evocative jazz