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.
Fran Swinn is walking a metaphorical tightrope as she prepares to present her APRA-commissioned piece at this year’s Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival. Inform integrates live jazz with live circus and is performed by Swinn’s quartet with special guest aerial artist and acrobat Rockie Stone.
Bob Sedergreen has been involved with jazz in the City of Stonnington (in Melbourne) for a while. Stonnington Jazz—now in its third year—is becoming one […]
Welcome to Jazz Australia’s second series of Q&A interviews with finalists in the National Jazz Awards, which will be announced at the 2006 TAC Wangaratta […]
When did you start singing and why? For example, was there a ‘moment’ when singing came to you as a calling or vocation? As hackneyed […]
When did you start singing and why? For example, was there a ‘moment’ when singing came to you as a calling or vocation? I started […]