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7.30 International Jazz Day with Joe O’connor Trio, Jackie Bornstein & Stephen Magnusson, Sam Anning Band, Nathan Slater Quartet and more

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Joe O’connor Trio

Jackie Bornstein & Stephen Magnusson 

Sam Anning Band

Nathan Slater Quartet

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$15 on the door

Tonight some of Australia’s top jazz musicians perform in celebration of International Jazz Day. The performances will include an array of jazz ensembles influenced by a range of traditions including New Orleans dixieland, 1950s cool jazz, flamenco, jazz-rock and bossa nova.  

International Jazz Day was founded by the great Herbie Hancock in collaboration with UNESCO and The Theloneous Monk Institute.  The day highlights the diversity of jazz and its role in promoting freedom, peace and justice.

Joe O’connor Trio

Joe O’Connor is one of Australia’s most accomplished jazz pianists and composers. Noted for his breathtaking originality, Joe has been the recipient of many awards including the 2013 National Jazz Award in Wangaratta, the 2014 Bell Award for young Australian jazz artist of the Year, and the 2016 PBS Young Elder of Jazz commission. An in demand sideman, Joe has played with many of Australia’s finest jazz musicians and is a recording artist for ABC FM’s Jazztrack with an album of originals.

Jackie Bornstein & Stephen Magnusson 

Join captivating vocalist Jackie Bornstein and virtuosic guitarist Stephen Magnusson as they perform sensitively reinterpreted standards. Known for her richly toned vocals and ability to get to the heart of a tune, Jackie has developed a particular talent for storytelling through song. Stephen is considered one of Australia’s most accomplished, versatile and distinct musicians with incredible technique and an astoundingly beautiful tone. Also featuring the multi-award winning Sam Anning on bass and drummer extraordinaire Danny Fischer.

Sam Anning Band

A multi-award winning bassist and an indispensable fixture on the Australian jazz scene, Sam Anning has performed with Australian jazz greats such as Allan Browne, Joe Chindamo, Aaron Choulai and Paul Grabowsky, and top international jazz artists including Joe Lovano, George Garzone, Gilad Hekselman, Greg Osby, and Charlie Haden. He has toured nationally and internationally including performances at prestigious international jazz festivals such as Montreal, Vancouver, Detroit, Jazz a Vienne, Copenhagen, Port au Prince, and Panama.

Nathan Slater Quartet

Guitarist Nathan Slater is emerging as one of the most exciting and original musical voices in the country. His musical upbringing has been very diverse, studying traditions such as jazz, flamenco, tango, and the music of Brazil. His playing and compositional approach reflects these influences, creating music that is rich, elegant and deeply moving. Nathan has performed, recorded, toured nationally and internationally with many of Austrlia’s finest musicians.

Details

Date:
April 30
Time:
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm