by Miriam Zolin Canadian singer/songwriter Jennifer Szelag is planning a quick visit to Australia again in 2011. If you caught her on the last visit you’ll know what to expect, and in May and June you can catch her in Fremantle or the at Uptown in Melbourne. Clearly informed by the jazz idiom and comfortable …
Month: May 2011
James Morrison’s Generations in jazz was a pivotal experience for McKenzie. It’s where she had her first sense of jazz as a possble way of life. She heard Phil Stack, Blaine Whittaker and Troy Robinson and remembers realising that she could possibly find a way to choose a career around the music she loved.
“…an uncompromising album, demanding from the listener a certain willingness to engage with its architectural design. Working from scratch, its improvisations explore the tonalities of light and shade.”
The Exquisite Corpse of Beethoven is the second album from his dectet, and comes with the promise that it ‘walks the line between jazz, contemporary classical and popular music’, creating an exciting hybrid of the three.