Ingrid James, an award-winning Jazz vocalist from Queensland, known for “moving gracefully between traditional jazz and soulful blues with a powerful, yet sultry vocal resonance”, is joining forces with musical colleagues from Prague, Libor Smoldas (guitar), “one of the fastest-rising talents on the Prague jazz scene”(The Prague Post)’ ,Jakub Zomer (hammond organ/voice), known for his “roaring organ solos” (Downbeat Magazine); and from Melbourne, celebrated drummer, Gideon Marcus. Together they will present a fun program of cool and hip swing and Bossa-novas, all set to the rich grooves and sounds of hammond organ, guitar, voice and drums.
Tenor saxophonist Anton Delecca has just returned from two and a half years in New York, completing a MM in Jazz Studies at the Aaron Copland School of Music, the program created by master saxophonist Jimmy Heath. The band features Delecca’s long term collaborator Danny Fischer, along with a group of young Melbourne musicians who are completely new for Delecca: Flora Carbo (alto saxophone), Kade Brown (piano) and Ben Hanlon (acoustic bass).
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 performance is a celebration of Solo/Duo/Trio formats and features Flora Carbo (saxophone), Robbie Belchamber (guitar) & Alex Rindfleish (piano)