Proudly supporting the Australian Jazz Museum

Proudly supporting the Australian Jazz Museum

Jazz Notes keenly supports the activities of the Australian Jazz Museum and we were doubly pleased to have Pippa Wilson fronting the band for this special event at the Museum.   Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Doug Kuhn (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums)     Thanks to Ashley Thomas for photos. 171013 Pippa […]

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan in Eltham

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan in Eltham

Wade Morgan singing ballads, bossas and pop classics at Prosciutto Bros, Eltham. Great pizzas and a huge array of craft beers!   Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass)   Thanks to Marion Blazé for photos.   170910 Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan  

Duo at Rosebank, Ringwood North

Duo at Rosebank, Ringwood North

The opportunity to play as a duo AND so close to home – in the lovely setting of Rosebank North. Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Thanks to Marion Blazé for photos and video excerpt of Sting’s Fragile.     170723 Rosebank duo  

Birthday party

Birthday party

Ann, Tony and Kevin played for Chris’s 60th birthday party. Cocktail party background music to start and then building to some more funky tunes. And, of course, playing requests!   170805 Chris’s 60th birthday  

Here’s one near home!

Here’s one near home!

Coming to Ringwood North on Sunday 23 July, 2017, 2-5pm.   Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar)   Taking requests.   Join us for a drink, coffee, afternoon tea or a meal at: Rosebank Restaurant and Receptions 147-151 Warrandyte Rd Ringwood North 3134   Thanks to Joseph Darmenia for the photograph.  

Rick Correnza at Hysteria Lounge

Rick Correnza at Hysteria Lounge

Rick Correnza made his debut with Jazz Notes at Hysteria Lounge, Lilydale for Jan’s Jazz Night on 6 July 2017. Rick’s renditions in the style of Sinatra, Bublé and Cocker were much-appreciated by the audience. Rick Correnza (vocals) Ann Craig (flutes) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums) Thanks to Marion Blazé for […]

With Debbie and Buddy at Farouk’s

With Debbie and Buddy at Farouk’s

Debbie Woodroffe and Buddy Love presented a combined event at Farouk’s Olive, Thornbury with a mix of band members! Debbie Woodroffe and Buddy Love (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Keith Hughes (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Matthew Birtchnell (bass) Alan Richards (drums)   Thanks to Marion Blazé for photos.     170618

Sinatra and Bublé coming to Lilydale

Sinatra and Bublé coming to Lilydale

Bringing the swinging sounds of Frank Sinatra and Michael Bublé to Lilydale – Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza. From ballads to Latin and lots of swing with the smooth crooning of Rick Correnza backed by Jazz Notes, featuring Ann Craig on flute. Rick Correnza (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) Simon […]

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Pippa Wilson swinging large and enthusiastic audiences at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival, 2017.   Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Mark Voogd (drums) Thanks to Marion Blazé for photos.  

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Caught In The Act!

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Caught In The Act!

Funky sounds of Caught In The Act! at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017. Missing our usual sax player but managed to find a fill-in!   Ann Craig (flute, saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Andrew Eames (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums)   Thanks to Marion Blazé for photos.

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Jazz Notes with Risa Kodani

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Jazz Notes with Risa Kodani

Risa Kodani’s honeyed voice held the audience spellbound at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival, 2017.   Risa Kodani (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums)   Thanks to Marion Blazé for photos.

Sunday with Bob Sedergreen

Sunday with Bob Sedergreen

Ann Craig (flute) and Kevin Blazé (guitar) were joined by Bob Sedergreen (keyboard) for a fabulous afternoon at Eira Café, Eltham. Kevin couldn’t stop smiling. Bob’s expressions varied!   Thanks to Ashley Thomas for photos.     170507

Sophisticated Lady

Sophisticated Lady

A great night at the Ringwood RSL for Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes on 6 May 2017. Photos and video from the event are below.   Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums) Highlights of the show:   ‘Sophisticated Lady’ – Pippa Wilson and Kevin Blazé   170506

Coming in May – Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – tickets available now!

Coming in May – Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – tickets available now!

Buy tickets now: https://www.trybooking.com/NEHO . Over the past few months, we’ve done several private gigs with Pippa Wilson and drawn many positive comments from audiences. So, we are organising another cabaret night at the Ringwood RSL on Saturday 6 May, 2017. Discounts are available for groups of 6 and 8. For the best discounts, please sign up for the […]

Feeling the vibes at Farouk’s

<h4>Jazz Notes Duo in Thornbury</h4> Sunday, 27 November 2016 5:00-7:00pm Ann Craig (flute) Marek Podstawek (vibes) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Farouk’s Olive 711 High St Thornbury 3071      

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Coming events

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Sunday, 22 October 2017
12-4pm

Book launch

Pippa Wilson (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Frank Morgan (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Hungarian Community Centre
760 Boronia Road
Wantirna 3152

More info


Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes in Cowes

Friday, 28 October 2017
7-9pm

Pippa Wilson (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)

Cheeky Goose Café
Shop 4/72 Chapel St,
Cowes 3922


Soirée Eltham

Friday, 3 November 2017
8-11:30pm

Event run by Ann Craig, Kevin Blazé and Tiina Ayris

More info


Strict tempo dancing in Altona

Friday, 11 November 2017
8:00-11:00pm

Ann Craig (flute)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Kevin Blazé (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Playing as Stepping Out Dance Band

Altona Sports Club
11 Altona Rd
Altona 3018


Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza

Sunday, 26 November 2017
12:00-4:00pm

Rick Correnza (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Ashley Thomas (saxophone)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Frank Morgan (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Private function


Strict tempo dancing in Rye

Thursday, 30 November 2017
8:00-11:00pm

Ann Craig (flute)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Kevin Blazé (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Playing as Stepping Out Dance Band

Rye RSL
5-11 Nelson St,
Rye 3941


From the archives

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