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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

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  

Sunday with Bob Sedergreen

Sunday with Bob Sedergreen

Ann Craig (flute) and Kevin Blazé (guitar) were joined by Bob Sedergreen (keyboard) for a fabulous afternoon at Eira Café, Eltham. Kevin couldn’t stop smiling. Bob’s expressions varied!   Thanks to Ashley Thomas for photos.     170507

Feeling the vibes at Farouk’s

<h4>Jazz Notes Duo in Thornbury</h4> Sunday, 27 November 2016 5:00-7:00pm Ann Craig (flute) Marek Podstawek (vibes) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Farouk’s Olive 711 High St Thornbury 3071      

Jazz Notes on radio

Jazz Notes on radio

12 Oct 2016 Pippa, Ann and Kevin on 3SER Casey Radio   31 Oct – ECB FM Ann and Kevin with Peter O’Brien.  

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   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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sunday afternoons in Ringwood

Sunday afternoons in Ringwood

We’ve had the last three Sunday afternoons playing a range of instrumentals in the relaxed setting of the Ringwood RSL. For the first two weeks, it was: Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass)   On the third occasion, it was: Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)   Photographs by Marion […]

Sundays with Jazz Notes at the Ringwood RSL

Sundays with Jazz Notes at the Ringwood RSL

From Sunday 9 August, Jazz Notes will be playing Sundays 2-5pm at the Ringwood RSL. We’ll be playing as a trio and looking to explore some musical colours as well as covering a variety of music.   There’ll be the usual jazz and pop and, if the audience is receptive, might something a bit more classical. […]

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 […]

Training with the Ann Craig Trio

Training with the Ann Craig Trio

The Ann Craig Trio was invited to play for the Castlemaine-Maldon round trip. We were not prepared for the considerable sideways movement as we journeyed. Brace yourself! Ann Craig (flute Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Photographs by Marion Blazé June 2015  

Ann Craig Trio at Castlemaine

Ann Craig Trio at Castlemaine

The Ann Craig Trio had two sets in stationary venues! The first set was in Run, Rabbit, Run which has a central atrium, making it challenging for photography. The Trio was also asked to fill the previous spot, for which we were joined by Ange Strickland (vocals). Lot 19 is an art space outside the […]

Jazz Notes starts the New Year at Ruby’s Music Room

Jazz Notes starts the New Year at Ruby’s Music Room

Jazz Notes started the New Year with a debut performance at Ruby’s Music Room. This is a nice venue with good sound so we hope to return there soon.   Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass)   Photographs by Marion Blazé Thursday, 1 January 2015  

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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


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