Matt McMahon is a composer/pianist/improviser who has performed and recorded with many artists including The Phil Slater Quartet, Vince Jones, Greg Osby, Bobby Previte, Dale […]
The music was alive and active and taking me places. Breathless and totally engrossed, I was in the moment and yet excited about what would follow. When the high point came (for me), it instantly recalled Stephen Magnusson’s playing during the Tim Berne’s Adobe Probe Melbourne gig during the 2009 Melbourne International Jazz Festival.
My favourite live performance experience of the year was ten minutes spent in a small wing of the Art Gallery of NSW. During the October long weekend the gallery played host to an astounding gathering of indigenous artists from around Australia.