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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 […]

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.  

In various guises at Halls Gap Jazz and Blues Festival

In various guises at Halls Gap Jazz and Blues Festival

21-23 Oct 2016 The inaugural Halls Gap Jazz and Blues Festival with Jazz Notes in various guises: the Ann Craig Duo – Ann Craig (flute) and Kevin Blazé (guitar) Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – Pippa Wilson (vocals), Ann Craig (flute), Kevin Blazé (guitar), Frank Morgan (bass), Marek Podstawek (drums) Flute, Vibes and Tw Gits […]

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   160724

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  

At Open Studio again

At Open Studio again

Very happy to be invited back to Open Studio. Thanks to all the Meetup people who came along.   Sat 25 July 2015 Photos by Marion Blazé

Jazz Notes hits the airwaves

Jazz Notes hits the airwaves

Peter O’Brien of 3ECB (Eastern FM) kindly invited Ann and Kevin to his afternoon radio program. We played 5 songs (apparently the first time for live music in their studio) and talked about what we’ve been up to and what’s coming up. Photographs by Marleen Pruys Mon, 13 July 2015  

Jazz Notes returns to Burrinja Café

Jazz Notes returns to Burrinja Café

Burrinja Café has undergone renovation and change of management. During that time, there was no live music. Jazz Notes opened Burrinja’s Sunday afternoon program on 28 June 2015. It started with Ann Craig (flute) and Kevin Blazé (guitar). They were joined by Daniel Pickard (bass) and, for the second set, Wade Morgan (vocals).   Photographs […]

Jazz Notes debuts at Open Studio

Jazz Notes debuts at Open Studio

The duo of Ann and Kevin debuted at Open Studio on Saturday, 18 April, playing the late afternoon set. We’ll return on Anzac Day and have been invited to make a more regular arrangement. Thanks to everyone who came and for the kind comments: ‘great to witness such musical expertise from this duo!’ ‘you guys […]

Debut at Open Studio

Debut at Open Studio

Ann and Kevin will be appearing at Open Studio, Northcote on: Sat 18 April 2015, 5-7pm Sat 25 April 2015, 5-7pm  

The Ann Craig Duo – a hit at the Grampians Jazz Festival

The Ann Craig Duo – a hit at the Grampians Jazz Festival

The Grampians Jazz Festival 2015 saw Ann & Kevin playing as ‘The Ann Craig Duo’ (we played under ‘Jazz Notes’ with Pippa Wilson). The Duo’s first set was early in the programming and the room was filled for what was described as ‘Gentle Jazz’. In fact, we covered jazz, pop, classical, folk, … . Although […]

Jazz Notes at The Treble Clef Jazz Lounge

Jazz Notes at The Treble Clef Jazz Lounge

We didn’t know it, at the time, but this was our last event at The Treble Clef. A few days later, it was announced that The Treble Clef would be closing for a year or so, while Damon, Bernie and Chris take a break and seek a larger venue. Our thanks to them for supporting […]

Vesbar

Vesbar

It was a quick dash to Somerville after work on Friday. A beautiful spring evening playing at Vesbar – clearly a popular gathering place for groups of friends. Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar)   Photographs by Marion Blazé Friday, 21 November 2014  

Ann and Kevin at The Treble Clef

Ann and Kevin at The Treble Clef

It seems that Kevin’s flute-playing will advance very slowly: this was the first ‘real’ lesson and lasted at least 5 minutes. The good news is that sounds were heard, at last. In fact, there might have been a bit of a duet. Prior to this, there were the rather more familiar flute and guitar sounds. Thanks […]

Spring afternoon at The Treble Clef

Spring afternoon at The Treble Clef

What a glorious afternoon it was: the sun was shining and there were many new faces at The Treble Clef. Marion didn’t want to miss the opportunity to get some photographs – especially of Kevin’s first flute lesson! Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Photographs by Marion Blazé  

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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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