Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – Sat 2 July 2016 – Book tickets here

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – Sat 2 July 2016 – Book tickets here

We’ve had some pretty special events with Pippa Wilson: ‘great interaction between Pippa and band.’ (John) ‘… with all of you so obviously having so much fun it took the evening to a new level and place.’ (Barry) ‘As usual thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment … lots of fun and great music’. (Janice) ‘Have listened to Pippa many times […]

House party

House party

What a great setting for a house party: amongst Marj’s vibrant artworks. We were asked to play popular music from the 60s to the 90s which we obediently did. Seeing the band’s name, one of the party-goers asked for some jazz and we were pleased to oblige. Towards the end of the party, we were playing […]

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2016 – Warrawee

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2016 – Warrawee

The late set at Warrawee on Sunday 13 March 2016.   Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Gordon Gunn (bass) Rob Mercer (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé To see the full size images, you need to enable javascript in your browser.«‹›»

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2016 – Stadium

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2016 – Stadium

At the Stadium on 12 March 2016. Great vocals from Wade and a very special version of Charlie Parker’s Ornithology played by Robyn Payne!   Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Robyn Payne (bass) Rob Mercer (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé To see the full size images, you need to enable javascript in […]

Caught In The Act! at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Caught In The Act! at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

New charts, new arrangements! Caught In The Act! for funky rhythms and smooth jazz – this time, with no vocals.   Ann Craig (flute) Jon Magill (sax) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Rob Mercer (drums)   13 and 14 Feb, 2016 Photos by Marion Blazé To see the full size images, you need to […]

Flute, Vibes and Two Gits at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Flute, Vibes and Two Gits at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Marek Podstawek has played drums with us several times and occasionally on other instruments. After exploring his versatility at the Australian Jazz Convention, we thought we’d do it again at the Grampians. Marek’s very entertaining and a lot of fun! Ann Craig (flute, percussion) Marek Podstawek (vibes, melodica, percussion) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass)   […]

Jazz Notes with Debbie Woodroffe at the Grampians Jazz Festival

Jazz Notes with Debbie Woodroffe at the Grampians Jazz Festival

An unexpected set with short notice at the Punjab restaurant – carried off with aplomb by Debbie Woodroffe. And, thanks to Stan for stepping into the breach. Sun, 14 Feb 2016   Debbie Woodroffe (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Stan Van Hooft (bass)   Photos by Marion Blazé To see the full size images, […]

Ann Craig Trio at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Ann Craig Trio at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Two sets: opening the Festival at the Mountain Grand on Fri, 12 Feb, 2016. Then, the open stage on Sat, 13 Feb 2016 with special guest vocalist, Pippa Wilson.   Lots of scatting on the outdoor stage: evidence of kangaroos!   Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (vocals) Daniel Pickard (bass)   Photos by Marion Blazé […]

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Large and enthusiastic audiences for Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes. Antics, as usual – lots of fun! And, surprise guest vocalist, Anita Harris.   Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Rob Mercer (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé 12 and 13 Feb 2016   To see the full size […]

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at the Australian Jazz Convention 2015

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at the Australian Jazz Convention 2015

Two sets on 28 December 2015: one in the Provincial Hotel, the other in the Miners’ Tavern.   Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Rob Mercer (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé To see the full size images, you need to enable javascript in your browser.«‹›»

The Ann Craig Duo at the Australian Jazz Convention 2015

The Ann Craig Duo at the Australian Jazz Convention 2015

The Ann Craig Duo played on 27 Dec in the Provincial Hotel and then the last set of the night (28 Dec 2015) in the Miners’ Tavern.   Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar)   Photos by Marion Blazé To see the full size images, you need to enable javascript in your browser.«‹›»

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – Sold Out!

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – Sold Out!

We were sold out again for this night with Pippa. (We even brought in an extra table in the afternoon.) What a great night it was: Pippa was in fine voice and the band managed to keep up with her. Only a couple of surprises for Pippa but, this time, she had some surprise lyrics […]

Jazz Notes spring to Burrinja Café

Jazz Notes spring to Burrinja Café

We left Mark, Tony and Frank to hold the fort at the Ringwood RSL while Ann, Kevin, Daniel and Wade played a previously-booked engagement at Burrinja Café. The beautiful spring day provided an opportunity for some photographs in the garden.   27 September 2015 Photos by Lea Morgan and Marion Blazé To see the full […]

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – coming in November

We’ve had some pretty special events with Pippa Wilson: ‘great interaction between Pippa and band.’ (John) ‘… with all of you so obviously having so much fun it took the evening to a new level and place.’ (Barry) ‘As usual thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment … lots of fun and great music’. (Janice) ‘Have listened to Pippa many times […]

Jazz Notes at the Australian Jazz Museum

Jazz Notes at the Australian Jazz Museum

In June, Ann and Kevin ran some workshops in the use of technology for gigging musicians. These were conducted at the Australian Jazz Museum. Subsequently, Ann and Kevin were asked to play for one of their open days. But it grew: on Wednesday, 26 August 2015, the FULL band played at the Museum. Wade Morgan (vocals) […]

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Monthly Soirées - Northcote and Eltham

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Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Friday 10 to Sun 12 June 2016
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Jazz Notes with Risa Kodani

Sat 8-9pm Cumberland Hotel
Sun 2-3pm Faulder Watson Hall

Risa Kodani (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Daniel Pickard (bass)
Marek Podstawek (drums)

Ann Craig Trio

Sat 10-11 Market Hall
Sat 1:45-3:45pm on the steam train to Maldon
Sun 10-11 Market Hall
Sun 4-5pm Cumberland Hotel
Sun 7-8pm Bridge Hotel

Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Daniel Pickard (bass)

Caught In The Act!

Sat 7-8pm Cumberland Hotel
Sun 12-1pm Bridge Hotel

Ann Craig (flute)
Ashley Thomas (saxophone)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Andrew Eames (bass)
Marek Podstawek (drums)


Jazz Notes at The Brunswick Green

Sunday, 19 June 2016
5-7pm

The Brunswick Green
313 Sydney Rd,
Brunswick 3056

Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Daniel Pickard (bass)


Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

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Saturday, 2 July 2016
7:30-10:30pm

Ringwood RSL
16 Station Street
Ringwood 3134

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Pippa Wilson (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Daniel Pickard (bass)
Rob Mercer (drums)


Jazz Notes at Open Studio

Sunday, 24 July 2016
5-7pm

Open Studio
204 High St,
Northcote 3070

Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)


Jazz Notes at Eira Café, Eltham

Sunday, 31 July 2016
2-5pm

Eira Café Lounge Bar
1 Pryor St,
Eltham 3095

Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Daniel Pickard (bass)


Jazz Notes at Open Studio

Saturday, 13 August 2016
5-7pm

Open Studio
204 High St,
Northcote 3070

Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)


Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Saturday, 15 October 2016
Marysville
Venue, time and band TBA

Sunday, 16 October 2016
Marysville
Venue, time and band TBA

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