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Ross McHenry: how the Shaolin Afronauts made a new soundtrack for Mad Max

Ross McHenry: how the Shaolin Afronauts made a new soundtrack for Mad Max

Those who saw the Shaolin Afronauts last year shouldn't expect the sequel to be just a repeat of the original. "We didn't want to repeat anything that we had used; we wanted this to be a completely new experience for the listener", says Ross McHenry. "This time, we've actually written a lot more new material; we're working towards a new album so it was a bit of an opportunity to 'try some new material". Read More »

What’s on in Stonnington

What’s on in Stonnington

Though the impact that the new social media habits may have in the jazz scene hasn’t been adequately documented yet, there is a rather safe assumption to be made: you know that a gig went well, when the participants are willing to take a backstage selfie. The photo in question appeared on Fem Belling‘s instagram account and it features the ... Read More »

Festival review | Stonnington Jazz 2014 by Greg Phillips

Festival review | Stonnington Jazz 2014 by Greg Phillips

"Over an eleven day period, I'd seen a lot of jazz, a lot of great jazz. I missed a lot too, such is the extent of the festival's program. " Greg Phillips gives us a considered overview of the textured 2014 Stonnington Jazz Festival Read More »

Morrison’s inheritance | James, Harry and Will at Stonnington

Morrison’s inheritance | James, Harry and Will at Stonnington

At a very special gig this year at Stonnington Jazz (Thursday 22 May, Malvern Town Hall 8:00 pm), James Morrison will be playing with his sons Harry and William, in an ensemble that also features drummer David Jones and the vocals of Hetty Kate. We were able to catch up by email with James, Harry and Will, intrigued by what ... Read More »

Q&A with Chris McNulty

Q&A with Chris McNulty

Chris McNulty talks about gigs at Perth International Jazz Festival, Stonnington Jazz, her forthcoming recording and book - and how she keeps her voice intact with all that travel... Read More »

Stonnington Jazz Festival: 15-25 May 2014

Stonnington Jazz Festival: 15-25 May 2014

From the website stonningtonjazz.com.au For eleven nights in May, the City of Stonnington will brim with the glorious sounds of Australian jazz. Now in its ninth year, Stonnington Jazz has developed a reputation for combining the talents of the country’s most loved jazz musicians. This is 100% Australian jazz by artists ranging from the emerging to the legendary. In 2013 ... Read More »