Jenni’s birthday

Jenni’s birthday

Jazz Notes played the afternoon away at Jenni’s birthday, covering a range of jazz, bossa and pop. We took a longer break during the speeches to partake in the sumptuous lunch. Thank you, Jenni! Everybody enjoyed the music. You guys made the whole day so special for me. Thank you again. – Jenni Brohier Ann […]

Jazz Notes sets the tone for MedTech’s Gala Dinner

Jazz Notes sets the tone for MedTech’s Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner for Australia’s MedTech Entrepreneurship Competition at Peninsula, Docklands. A black-tie event for awarding prizes for the most brilliant ideas in medical technology. ‘You are an incredibly professional and talented bunch and were just perfect for the event’ – Cat ‘As a muso myself, I must cheer on the brilliant Jazz Notes providing fab […]

Pippa Wilson with the Jazz Notes Show Band at the Frankston Arts Centre – photos and movie

Pippa Wilson with the Jazz Notes Show Band at the Frankston Arts Centre – photos and movie

A huge day with Pippa Wilson and the Jazz Notes Show Band playing to over 800 people at the Frankston Arts Centre. ‘What a fantastic show at Frankston on Friday afternoon! Your voice Pippa was at its best & you were truly in command. All the songs were so well put together & congratulations go […]

Rick Correnza and Jazz Notes return to Dizzy’s

Rick Correnza fronted Jazz Notes at Dizzy’s in August and September. With Oliver mixing, sound in the room was very good. Thanks to Marion Blazé for taking photos and video on both occasions. Dizzy’s has closed at its location above Bohème restaurant and will be reopening elsewhere in 2019 – we look forward to playing […]

Pippa Wilson – A Time For Love

Pippa Wilson – A Time For Love

Coming in July: Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – A Time For Love Pippa sings the love songs of her favourite artists. Saturday, 14 July 2018 7:30-10:45pm Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) Dean Cooper (drums) Ringwood RSL 16 Station St Ringwood 3134 Tickets $40 at the door $37.50 […]

Monthly events at Prosciutto Bros, Eltham

Monthly events at Prosciutto Bros, Eltham

Following our first visit to Prosciutto Bros, Eltham, in September, we were invited to present monthly Sunday afternoon events for the early months of 2018. Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) Jan to Apr 2018 Photos by Marion Blazé and Ashley Thomas

Inverloch Jazz Festival 2018

Inverloch Jazz Festival 2018

Now with only three venues, the Inverloch Jazz Festival has become a more exclusive affair but Jazz Notes was there with Rick Correnza for two excellent sets to enthusiastic audiences in the best venue, Warrawee. Rick Correnza (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums) Photos by Marion Blazé 10 […]

With Pippa Wilson at the Victorian Jazz Club

With Pippa Wilson at the Victorian Jazz Club

We were delighted to be invited to back Pippa Wilson at the Victorian Jazz Club. Pippa, Ann and Kevin were reunited with Ron Sandilands (drums). At the last minute, we learned that our bass player was unwell so we were very pleased to meet the safe hands of Geoff Woods. 3 Feb 2018 Photos by Liz Thommers

Jazz Notes brings a gentle start to the New Year

Jazz Notes brings a gentle start to the New Year

We were invited back to Eira Café to soothe the delicate sensibilities on the morning of New Year’s Day, 2018. Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) 1 Jan 2018 Photos by Marion Blazé

Australian Jazz Convention 2017 – Jazz Notes Duo, Rick Correnza and the House Cats

Australian Jazz Convention 2017 – Jazz Notes Duo, Rick Correnza and the House Cats

The Australian Jazz Convention 2017 was held again in Ballarat and Jazz Notes appeared there in various guises: Ann and Kevin again performed as the Ann Craig Duo and were joined for one piece by Tonia Baker. Rick Correnza fronted Ann, Kevin, Frank Morgan (bass) and Marek Podstawek (drums) The House Cats, house band of the […]

Rick leads the dance competition

Rick leads the dance competition

Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza played a corporate end-of-year function at Sarti in Melbourne. We were asked for the big, party band so we were: Rick Correnza (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Ashley Thomas (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Frank Morgan (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums) Some gentle music over lunch and building to the […]

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  

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Coming events

Australian Jazz Convention
Ballarat

Fri 28-Sun 30 December, 2018

Playing in various combinations:
Jazz Notes Duo
Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes
The House Cats


Sunday afternoons in Eltham

Prosciutto Bros
31 Peel St
Eltham 3095

Sundays 1-4pm

Sunday, 13 January 2019
Sunday, 17 February 2019
Sunday, 24 March 2019
Sunday, 14 April 2019
Sunday, 12 May 2019


Port Fairy Jazz Festival

8-10 February 2019

The Ann Craig Duo
Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes
Rick Correnza with Jazz Notes
The House Cats


Inverloch Jazz Festival

8-11 March 2019

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes
Rick Correnza with Jazz Notes


From the archives

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