All songs in the album are performed with the same electrifying intensity, from the most high-energy compositions to the contemplative interpretations of standards.
The shortlist for this year’s Australian Jazz “BELL” Awards has been officially announced. This year’s crop has been extraordinary, with many great albums submitted in the competition. The amount of talent in this list is overwhelming, and it is bound to make the work of the judges very hard
Phil Treloar takes it from there, his playing a way to clarify things, put them in order and into perspective.
Perhaps the most exciting aspect of the tour is the premiere of Treloar’s new composition Prashantarutasagaravati, inspired by Treloar’s Buddhist faith.
Instead of perpetuating the importation of American models of jazz, James McLean went and soaked up the ideas and attitudes of someone who had stepped out from that giant shadow decades ago; someone who might help him find his own path into the music – Phil Treloar.
Phil Treloar reviews Sarcophile in his Recollections Twelve | here and now of Hannaford, Pankhurst and McLean – ‘This music pays tribute to the jazz tradition but in no way competes with it. Nor does it emulate.’
Marc Hannaford releases two digital recordings – a quintet release called ‘Ordinary Madness’ and a trio release ‘Sarcophile’. We ask him ‘why digital?’ and talk about the music…
Peter Kenneally reviews In Cahoots by Paul Williamson’s ensemble Inside Out. But wait… it’s in the form of a sestina, and breathtaking. A little bit like the way he describes the music on this CD…