extempore and the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues have collaborated with National Jazz Award winners from every year of the festival since it began. The result is this eclectic set of souvenir postcards from some of our most creative musicians.
“…Sydney’s a small town and I was just wanting to make something nice.”
These quite young musicians are students of this music. They love it. They do take it seriously, but authenticity is attained by appearing not to take it seriously.
I have never heard jazz like Marc’s – the intricate rhythms are mesmerising, the improvisation continually surprises, the blend of heritage and innovation full of wit and amazement. This is a true musical mind finding its own new path.
‘a strange and beautiful world conjured among the bricks and grime, the litter and the 7-11 stores’
A great way to while away 2:07 minutes! Playing in this video: Lucian McGuiness, trombone; Dan Junor, saxophone, Fabian Hevia, percussion, Aaron Flower, guitar, Zoe Hauptmann, bass. These guys are having fun 🙂
The Cope Street Parade with Geoff Bull and Aaron Flower East Sydney Hotel 13 April 2011 Review by Lucian McGuiness In a city such as Sydney, prone to improper grandeur, discovering quietly confident champions of taste can take a some effort, but the reward is proportionately satisfactory. That the Cope Street Parade capture the spirit …
When did you start playing guitar and why? For example, was there a ‘moment’ when it came to you as a calling or vocation? I started playing classical guitar when I was about 7; it was fun but I didn’t love it. When I was twelve my dad took me to an ACDC concert and …