Gigs and concerts

REVIEW: Michael Griffin & Dale Barlow – Tribute to Cannonball & Coltrane

To see the two men working together, obviously digging each other’s playing was a thrill that pointed to this being one of the jazz gigs of the year for me. Griffin was overjoyed to be locking horns, literally, with the great Dale; Barlow, for his part, equally seemed to enjoy having the younger player’s sparkling alto nipping at his heels, pushing him into some hair-raising tenor work.

Andrea Keller presents Postcards From Prague

Inspired and inspiring, sensitive, daring and insightful, Andrea Keller is one of the brightest stars of the Australian jazz and improvised music community. A restless creative spirit, the composer and pianist blends her influences in an exemplary tasteful and seamless manner and it comes as not much of a surprise that she is now joining forces …

Hard Core on the Fly 2014

From the media release Featuring young up and coming musicians alongside members of the Australian Art Orchestra. With special guest for two concerts only US saxophonist George Garzone. Some of Australia’s most exciting up and coming musicians will collaborate with members of Australia’s premier large ensemble for improvising, the Australian Art Orchestra (AAO), during a month-long Hard Core on the Fly residency every Thursday …