What you can also hear is Daniel Susnjar’s easy dexterity and his knack of playing right inside the music.
Our new podcast is up with a distinct WA focus. “Our third podcast. The Perth International Jazz Festival apparently ‘went off’, which translates to ‘a […]
‘… a mood of striking conviviality.’
U.nlock is interesting instrumentally because of the absence of chordal instruments. ‘We also realised at some point that neither of the melodic instruments are of a fixed pitch…’
Oehlers’ original compositions call to mind late night smoky jazz sounds, with focus on sultry ballads, forthright melody and Coltrane-esque moments.
“The chromatic scale is not the easiest thing to do on a harp.”
Shreveport Stomp (Jazzhead, 2011) Allan Browne, Marc Hannaford, Sam Anning Review by Daniel Sheehan It’s amazing how a performance can be inseparable to a particular […]
It is a testament to Winkelman’s vision for these pieces that stride, montunos and various rhythmic tangents can be found sitting side-by-side in a way which only enhances, rather than confuses, the narrative they belong to. At the same time, the dynamic interplay and symbiosis between Winkelman, Anning and Vanderwal allows for their flawless execution.
When did you start playing bass and why? For example, was there a ‘moment’ when it came to you as a calling or vocation? My […]