The festival, a “cornucopia of music from across centuries and continents”, taking place at the churches, wineries and intimate spaces of Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, opens on New Year’s Day.
In 2016 JMI will be hosting a 4 day Summer Jazz Clinic from the 18th to the 21st January. Open to a wide age group […]
“It’s very appealing to have the songs stripped down to essentials and realize that they’re still working.”
Phil Treloar takes it from there, his playing a way to clarify things, put them in order and into perspective.
It is a delight to hear Jeremy Rose back in the arms of (almost) straight-ahead Jazz – an added delight is to hear him rocking so sweet and heavy in those arms.
“Jazz was never a career option for women and that we’re still catching up to our male counterparts, in terms of numbers, but significantly this is changing.”
Angela Davis: “It has always been a dream of mine to record with strings – some of my favourite albums are ventures in jazz with strings; Art Pepper’s Winter Moon, Lee Konitz Strings for Holiday and Paul Desmond’s Desmond Blue. To me there’s something profoundly beautiful about the timbre of the alto saxophone blending with a string section.”