Jonathan Cooper Quintet: Album Launch

Saxophonist Jonathan Cooper launches his debut album 'Cruel Sea' at the Jazzlab.

Meditative, cerebral, fiery and spiritual, ‘Cruel Sea’ strives to encapsulate the raw power of the natural world through blistering solo improvisations and seamless group cohesion.

The latest work from the Melbourne based saxophonist explores modal jazz, French Impressionism, fusion and the avant-garde to create modern Australian jazz at its most exciting.  ‘Cruel Sea’ seamlessly melds sophisticated composed elements with powerful group improvisations to construct a soundscape that obscures the boundaries between the known and unknown. 

An active member of the new generation of Australian jazz musicians, Jonathan has performed with such international jazz luminaries as Carla Bley, Tomasz Stanko, Eddie Palmieri, and also with homegrown Australian musicians Paul Grabowsky, Barney McCall and Mike Nock.

Harry Tinney - guitar
Angus Radley - bass
Patrick Earl-Danao - drums
Matt Steele - piano
Jonathan Cooper - saxophone
And special guest Merinda Dias-Jayashina - vocals

Doors Open 12 Jul 2019 8:00 pm
Music Starts 12 Jul 2019 8:30 pm
Online sales end (Unsold tickets available at door) 12 Jul 2019 7:30 pm
The Jazzlab
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia Brunswick , Vic 3056 Australia
The Jazzlab

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
General Admission $30.00
Concession $25.00
Unsold tickets available at the door

Location Map

Contact Info

27 Leslie St, Brunswick
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Phone: (03) 9080 4398



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