Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at Eira Café

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at Eira Café

We’ve been playing monthly Soirées at Eira Café with the Melbourne Music Performers for a year but this is the first time that Jazz Notes has played there. So, we decided to make it a big one! Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Paul Carter (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Daniel Pickard (bass) Marek Podstawek […]

Ann and Kevin return to Open Studio

Ann and Kevin return to Open Studio

After a year’s absence, Ann and Kevin returned to Open Studio, Northcote. A listening audience(!) making requests. Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar)   Photos by Marion Blazé To see the full size images, you need to enable javascript in your browser.«‹›» 160724

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – ‘Anything Goes’

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – ‘Anything Goes’

A great night at the Ringwood RSL. Pippa Wilson (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.«‹›» 160702

Jazz Notes Trio at the Brunswick Green Hotel

Jazz Notes Trio at the Brunswick Green Hotel

Our first gig as Jazz Notes in the great atmosphere of the Brunswick Green Hotel. Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass)   Photos by Marion Blazé To see the full size images, you need to enable javascript in your browser.«‹›» 160619

Ann Craig Trio at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Ann Craig Trio at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

The Ann Craig Trio played for the opening of the Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2016 by the mayor, Councillor Christine Henderson, held in the Market Hall of the Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre. At the conclusion of the opening ceremony, Councillor Henderson joined the Ann Craig Trio, singing I’m Beginning To See The Light. We played there […]

Andrew Eames Band opening Castlemaine Rotary Art Show

Andrew Eames Band opening Castlemaine Rotary Art Show

The Castlemaine Rotary Art Show opened the night before the Castlemaine Jazz Festival and Andrew was invited to put together the band for it. Ann Craig (flute) Ashley Thomas (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass)   Photos by Marion Blazé To see the full size images, you need to enable javascript in your browser.«‹›» 160610

Jazz Notes with Risa Kodani at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Jazz Notes with Risa Kodani at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

The beautiful voices of Risa Kodani and Ann’s flute enthralled listeners at the Cumberland Hotel and the Faulder Watson Hall. Risa Kodani (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé To see the full size images, you need to enable javascript in your browser.«‹›» 160611 and […]

Caught In The Act! at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Caught In The Act! at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Funky grooves with interplay between Ann and Ashley when Caught In The Act! played at the Cumberland and Bridge Hotels. Ann Craig (flute) Ashley Thomas (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Andrew Eames (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé and Shaanine Dove To see the full size images, you need to enable […]

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, […]

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Monthly Soirées - Northcote and Eltham

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Jazz Notes at Open Studio

Saturday, 13 August 2016
5-7pm

Open Studio
204 High St,
Northcote 3070

Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)


Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at The Brunswick Green

Sunday, 21 August 2016
5-7:30pm

The Brunswick Green
313 Sydney Rd,
Brunswick 3056

Wade Morgan (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Ashley Thomas (saxophone)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Daniel Pickard (bass)
Marek Podstawek (drums)


Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at The Brunswick Green

Friday, 16 September 2016
8:00-11:00pm

The Brunswick Green
313 Sydney Rd,
Brunswick 3056

$5/8 entry

Wade Morgan (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Ashley Thomas (saxophone)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Andrew Eames (bass)
Rob Mercer (drums)


Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at Marysville

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

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


Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at Wangaratta

Saturday, 29 October 2016
1:30-2:10pm

Wangaratta Jazz Festival

Wade Morgan (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Ashley Thomas (saxophone)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Andrew Eames (bass)
Rob Mercer (drums)

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