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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 160702

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   160611 and 160612

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 […]

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  

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  

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Large and enthusiastic audiences for Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes. Antics, as usual – lots of fun! And, surprise guest vocalist, Anita Harris.   Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Rob Mercer (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé 12 and 13 Feb 2016    

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at the Australian Jazz Convention 2015

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at the Australian Jazz Convention 2015

Two sets on 28 December 2015: one in the Provincial Hotel, the other in the Miners’ Tavern.   Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Rob Mercer (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé  

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – Sold Out!

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – Sold Out!

We were sold out again for this night with Pippa. (We even brought in an extra table in the afternoon.) What a great night it was: Pippa was in fine voice and the band managed to keep up with her. Only a couple of surprises for Pippa but, this time, she had some surprise lyrics […]

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – coming in November

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 […]

Jazz Notes at the Australian Jazz Museum

Jazz Notes at the Australian Jazz Museum

In June, Ann and Kevin ran some workshops in the use of technology for gigging musicians. These were conducted at the Australian Jazz Museum. Subsequently, Ann and Kevin were asked to play for one of their open days. But it grew: on Wednesday, 26 August 2015, the FULL band played at the Museum. Wade Morgan (vocals) […]

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – sold out!

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – sold out!

Pippa Wilson joined Jazz Notes again for a wonderful night of music and fun at the Dandenong Club. We had searched early in the year for a new venue and were very excited when we found the Dandenong Club. The management was great to work with this helped make the night one to remember. Pippa was in […]

Jazz Notes with Sevil Sabah at Castlemaine

Jazz Notes with Sevil Sabah at Castlemaine

Jazz Notes was fronted by Sevil Sabah for two great sets: one at the Bridge Hotel and another at the Five Flags. Both excellent venues and well attended. Sevil Sabah (vocals) Ann Craig (flute Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums) Photographs by Marion Blazé June 2015  

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – In cabaret – Fri 14 Aug 2015

  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 […]

Sunday night at the Inverloch Jazz Festival

Sunday night at the Inverloch Jazz Festival

We came on after a beautiful and delicate set by the Tony Gould Trio that held the audience spellbound. Wanting to sustain that moment, we changed our set, starting with Fool On The Hill: primarily guitar (Kevin) with Ann’s beautiful flute and just a little bass (Daniel) and drums (Allan) in the middle. Earlier that […]

Jazz Notes with Chris Le Bon at the Inverloch Picnic

Jazz Notes with Chris Le Bon at the Inverloch Picnic

A feature of the Inverloch Jazz Festival has been the Picnic in the Glade on the Monday following the weekend festival. Jazz Notes was one of the five bands to play at the Picnic and we were fronted by Chris Le Bon. We first met Chris three years ago, when he joined some of the Melbourne […]

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Melbourne Music Performers

Monthly events at
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1 Pryor St
Eltham 3095

Free entry

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Jazz Notes Trio

Saturday, 24 March 2018
7:30-10:30pm
Free Entry

Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Frank Morgan (bass)

Spago (formerly Limelight Café)
352 Blackburn Road
Doncaster East 3109
Bookings: 9841 0511


Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza

Sunday, 25 March 2018
11:00am-2:00pm
Free Entry

Rick Correnza (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)

Spago (formerly Limelight Café)
352 Blackburn Road
Doncaster East 3109
Bookings: 9841 0511


Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan

Sunday, 8 April 2018
1-4pm

Wade Morgan (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Frank Morgan (bass)

Prosciutto Bros
31 Peel St
Eltham 3095


Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza

Friday, 4 May 2018
7:30-10:30pm

Rick Correnza (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Frank Morgan (bass)
Mark Voogd (drums)

Dizzy's Jazz Club
368 Bridge Rd
Richmond 3121

Bookings ($20/$15): Dizzy's


Jazz Notes Duo

Friday, 6 June to Sunday, 10 June 2018

Castlemaine Jazz Festival


Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Saturday, 14 July 2018
7:30-11pm

Pippa Wilson (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Band TBA

Ringwood RSL

More details to follow. Contact info@jazznotes.net.au for updates, or look out for the next newsletter.

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