At last, Jazz Notes Augmented

To create the party atmosphere of our Melbourne Music Performers events, we decided to augment Jazz Notes with some extra talent by inviting some individuals whom we heard during the Festival.

Wade, Ann, Kevin and Daniel dashed from their Warrawee set to find that some of those player hadn’t turned up so things weren’t looking good for a while. (Thanks for being there, Michelle!).

Special thanks to the sax- and trumpet-players who volunteered to take the stage. They MADE the night! There were so many people dancing (on and off the stage).

Pippa fronted the band for a couple of songs, including Birth Of The Blues and was then surprised to find herself singing backing vocals with Nicole Thorne and the band for Wade Morgan’s rendition of Mustang Sally.

On the following day (at the Picnic), several people told us that this was the best event of the Festival.

And, on Facebook:

‘Sunday night was UNSURPASSABLE… A ONE OFF.. Such a blast..’

Pippa Wilson (vocals and backing vocals)
Wade Morgan (vocals)
Nicole Thorne (backing vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Chuck Probert (trumpet)
Shaanine Dove (trumpet)
Ashley Thomas (saxophone)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Michelle Johns (piano)
Daniel Pickard (bass)
Marek Podstawek (drums)

Photographs by Marion Blazé & Neville Sampson
Sun, 8 March 2015

 

 

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Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza

Friday, 16 September 2017
8:00-11:00pm

Rick Correnza (vocals)
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


Soirée Brunswick

Friday, 15 September 2017
8-11:30pm

Basco
307 Sydney Rd
Brunswick 3056

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Soirée Eltham

Friday, 6 October 2017
8-11:30pm

Event run by Ann Craig and Kevin Blazé

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Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Friday, 13 October 2017
1-3pm

Australian Jazz Museum
15 Mountain Hwy,
Wantirna 3152


Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Sunday, 22 October 2017
12-4pm

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Hungarian Community Centre
760 Boronia Road
Wantirna 3152

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