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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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Rick Correnza at Hysteria Lounge

Rick Correnza at Hysteria Lounge

Rick Correnza made his debut with Jazz Notes at Hysteria Lounge, Lilydale for Jan’s Jazz Night on 6 July 2017. Rick’s renditions in the style of Sinatra, Bublé and Cocker were much-appreciated by the audience. Rick Correnza (vocals) Ann Craig (flutes) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums) Thanks to Marion Blazé for […]

Sinatra and Bublé coming to Lilydale

Sinatra and Bublé coming to Lilydale

Bringing the swinging sounds of Frank Sinatra and Michael Bublé to Lilydale – Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza. From ballads to Latin and lots of swing with the smooth crooning of Rick Correnza backed by Jazz Notes, featuring Ann Craig on flute. Rick Correnza (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) Simon […]

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Pippa Wilson swinging large and enthusiastic audiences at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival, 2017.   Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Mark Voogd (drums) Thanks to Marion Blazé for photos.  

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Caught In The Act!

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Caught In The Act!

Funky sounds of Caught In The Act! at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017. Missing our usual sax player but managed to find a fill-in!   Ann Craig (flute, saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Andrew Eames (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums)   Thanks to Marion Blazé for photos.

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Jazz Notes with Risa Kodani

Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2017 – Jazz Notes with Risa Kodani

Risa Kodani’s honeyed voice held the audience spellbound at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival, 2017.   Risa Kodani (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums)   Thanks to Marion Blazé for photos.

Sophisticated Lady

Sophisticated Lady

A great night at the Ringwood RSL for Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes on 6 May 2017. Photos and video from the event are below.   Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums) Highlights of the show:   ‘Sophisticated Lady’ – Pippa Wilson and Kevin Blazé   170506

Coming in May – Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – tickets available now!

Coming in May – Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – tickets available now!

Buy tickets now: https://www.trybooking.com/NEHO . Over the past few months, we’ve done several private gigs with Pippa Wilson and drawn many positive comments from audiences. So, we are organising another cabaret night at the Ringwood RSL on Saturday 6 May, 2017. Discounts are available for groups of 6 and 8. For the best discounts, please sign up for the […]

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 […]

Launching a large residential development

Launching a large residential development

We’ve been invited to play several events for the Arcadia Group and were delighted to be asked to play for the launch of their new residential development at Hidden Valley on 14 October 2016. Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums)    

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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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