The Melbourne Jazz Roots Festival marks a welcome addition to the annual jazz festival calendar
People say of Bill Frisell that he reinvented the way people think about the electric guitar. That’s possibly an understatement.
An open call for 100 Bands to play in various venues across Melbourne on International Jazz Day.
“In her tunes, Kate is the band leader; in mine, I’m the leader. We have our own musical personalities; she’s as much a musical leader as I am.”
“SUM is me, who I am as an artist and human being; it has my flaws and strength,” says drummer and composer Steve Belvilus, talking about the signature soul-jazz-RnB sound he has created.
Melbourne jazz fans rejoice – on 28 April, in line with the Jazz Day celebrations, the city will become home to the all-new, all-sparkling Jazz Roots Festival.