The Australian-Brazilian Ensemble is a new collective of improvisers and composers with a shared interest in the mixing of musical cultures, and the exploration of new compositional and improvisational spaces. The premiere of this group will feature guitarist Ken Murray as guest-musical director, with additional compositions from Australian and Brazilian composers.
Returning from three years studying and living abroad in Boston, USA, saxophonist and composer Stephen Byth brings together a group of seven of his favourite Australian musicians to play music from his upcoming album, ‘Reparations.’
This performance will feature Niran Dasika (trumpet), Josh Kelly (alto saxophone), Stephen Byth (tenor), James Macaulay (trombone), Julien Wilson (clarinet and bass clarinet), Kade Brown (piano), Sam Anning (double bass) and Angus Mason (drums).
Andrea Keller’s ongoing Monday night residency at the Jazzlab delivers a varied program including the Masters & Apprentices series, Five Below, the Composers Circle, Piano Club, Celebrating Voice and more.
This week is the return of her new quartet PATSy featuring Flora Carbo (saxophone), Callum Mintzis (trombone), Steve Grant (accordion) & Andrea Keller (piano)
Julian Banks returns to Jazz Lab with a fresh ensemble made up of new and old mates.
Playing material from both his original recordings and some of the quartet’s favourite standards/covers, this will be a fun night of collaborative invention with a bunch of great local musicians - featuring: Julian Banks - Saxophone , Louis King - Guitar, James Gilligan - Bass, Sam Young - Drums
Aaron McCoullough is a drummer/composer based in Melbourne, Australia, he has recorded and toured internationally with many renowned musical practitioners resulting in several awards.
This performance will see McCoullough collaborate with fellow associate artists: Hugh Stuckey (guitar), James Bowers (piano) and Jordan Tarento (bass).