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2-4 Umbra – Jazz/Blues Fusion with support Secret Native
Door Charge: $5
STRING OF SIX
Exploring the guitar in all its beauty; in its role as both a melodic and harmonic instrument. Capturing guitar specific arrangements, with complex parts and harmonised lines. Hear the sounds of the guitar, with two guitar duos, in an afternoon of improvisation, not to be missed!
Umbra are a guitar duo, formed in 2016, by members Tim and Dave. The two guitarists met whilst studying a Bachelor of Music in performance. Umbra play a fusion of Jazz and Blues, with a focus on improvisation. The duo plays a collection of Jazz Standards, originals and guitar specific arrangements.
Umbra have also composed and recorded music for the radio shows ‘Cartoon Heroes’ and ‘Player One’ on SYN Radio. The duo is in the process of recording an EP, to be released later this year. Umbra currently play at a wide range of venues including: Lentil as Anything, Whole Lotta Love, Melbourne Farmers’ Market and The Umbrella Lounge Bar.
Secret Native are a double guitar quartet led by Zeb Vescio. Rooted in the energy and language of bop, the group perform compositions new and old, original and standard, and explore the textures unique to 16 strings in a context where 4 would regularly have been plenty. Expect all things guitar and all things not. Secret Native are Zeb Vescio – Rhythm and Lead Guitars, Nick Kyritsis – Lead and Rhythm Guitars, Robbie Finch – Bass, Luke Andreson – Drums.