Label: Newmarket Music - NEW3068.2 • Format: CD Sampler • Country: Australia • Genre: Jazz •
Program leaders Rob Vincs [VCA] and Rob Burke [Monash] will present the universities finest ensembles in a showcase event along with other youth ensemble performances throughout the day. The Monash University Australian Jazz Ensemble was conceived to help students contextualize Australian jazz and highlight its relevance within the global jazz idiom.
The ensemble aims to showcase talented women in music encouraging diversity and equal representation on Melbourne stages. SPIRE ensemble is an exciting new collective that is fast becoming one of Melbourne's most popular house bands and testimony to the strength Blue Heart - Various - Jazz In Melbourne collaboration between like-minded women in music.
Making the song the focus, The Meltdown stay true to the story and keep your attention on the soaring voice of Simon Burke. The rhythm section create a hypnotic spacious groove to lean upon and the horns gracefully tie it all together. This stellar band bring a blend of Stax and Motown with a healthy dose of the Nashville songwriting tradition.
Songs to move your heart and your feet as echoes of Memphis soul resonate. Their debut self-titled record was released in to great critical Blue Heart - Various - Jazz In Melbourne , followed by a run of sold out shows and festival appearances.
Bloodthorn - Vassafor - Elegy Of The Archeonaut a new album on the way along and some national and international touring, the soul from the south will be carried far and wide. Singer Enushu began entertaining her local community as a child in Addis Ababa. Forced to leave Ethiopia, Enushu migrated to Australia bringing hauntingly beautiful compositions inspired by her remarkable life story and the unique vocal traditions of Ethiopia.
Enushu is joined on vocals by poetic giant and lyrical miracle Mr Monk, Zimbabwe born and Outback bred. When not touring BJX run a weekly session at cultural hub The Horn creating new songs live on stage featuring guest artists from all walks of Shoes - Akron/Family - Akron/Family. The rhymes and chimes of Black Jesus Experience deliver the power and beauty of Africa through the vocal prism of Hip-Hop and freedom of Funk.
The Putbacks play together with Always Goes Bad - infO Gates - Everybody Knows Everything understated confidence and an uncanny rapport, Blue Heart - Various - Jazz In Melbourne symbiotic unit that moves together with near psychic intuition.
Minimal, spooky, and elastic, The Putbacks slide from dance floor fire to cinematic interlude and back, from densely composed music to free improvisation, blurring all the lines in between. No one who sees them play has any doubts they are in the presence of mastery.
Jamie Oehlers presents Soul Trane. Spire Ensemble. The Meltdown. Black Jesus Experience. Proudly presented by:. Festival Sponsors:. Festival Supporters:.
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