Nick Haywood initially formed this outstanding quintet for a collaborative project with American vocalist and violinist Petra Haden for the 2019 MIJF.
The group features 5 highly regarded Australian musicians in Nick Haywood (double bass), Eugene Ball (Trumpet), Colin Hopkins (piano), Stephen Magnusson (guitar) and James McLean (drums).
Bush Gothic have been invited to perform at some of the worlds most happening festivals including Mona Foma, Festival # 6 (Wales) and R.I.F.F (India). Over the past three years of international touring they have developed a cult following amongst those who like their jazz intelligent and their folk dark.
Rhiannon and Laurence Hobgood join hands and voice in this project of improvisation and jazz standards.