|Places + Spaces presented James Muller trio|
Wednesday May 7th, 2008
James Muller – guitar
Tim Firth –drums
Brett Hirst -bass
Muller’s recent album Kaboom confirms his reputation as a tour de force in the music world. "this albums sound captures that visceral excitement "... for James Muller to unleash a guitar solo of such ferocity you will duck for cover; the sort of playing that makes his live perfomances so extraordinary" SMH
Most people into creative music in Sydney know who James Muller is. His guitar playing has been a mainstay the Australian jazz scene and he must be one of the first names mentioned when discussing world class musicians. James is equally at home with international legends such as Chad Wackerman, Bill Stewart, Vinnie Colaiuta and Matt Pendman to name but a few.
Winner of the National Jazz Awards and two Mo awards for best jazz instrumentalist and best jazz group. He has also won Aria awards for best jazz album, an APRA award and the 2004 Freedman Fellowship.
James has recorded 4 CD’s under his own name. The second, “All Out” won an ARIA award for best jazz album in 2000 and the third, “Thrum” was nominated for the same award in 2002.
Friday 2nd October - Tina Harrod in music @ the factory
Other concerts in the series
Thursday 15th October 2009 - Australian Art Orchestra, Into the Fire, a fusion of Indian music and jazz @ the the Factory
Friday 27th November - Taikoz/Topology/Karak, Japanese drumming, the Australian Way and the talents of Topology, one of the foremost contemporary music ensembles and Karak @ the Enmore Theatre