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Jazz Notes in a double bill with the Roger Clark Quartet

Jazz Notes in a double bill with the Roger Clark Quartet

A large audience was present for this double-bill event: Sevil Sabah with Jazz Notes Roger Clark Quartet with Annie Smith We weren’t quite sure how things would run but they did: a night of almost uninterrupted music, with two sets from each band. Roger and Rory also joined Jazz Notes as we backed Sevil Sabah […]

With Buddy Love at The Famous Blue Raincoat

With Buddy Love at The Famous Blue Raincoat

This event drew together several musical contacts. It’s been some years since Kevin backed Buddy, so he was pleased to renew the musical acquaintance of Buddy Love. Buddy’s singing style is reminiscent of Vince Jones and Chet Baker, two of Kevin’s favourite male singers. Ann (flute) has recently recorded with Buddy for his upcoming CD. […]

With Pippa Wilson at Burrinja Café

With Pippa Wilson at Burrinja Café

It was our third event with Pippa, this year, and they just keep getting better! On this lovely night, Jazz Notes played to an almost full house and the enthusiasm was palpable. ‘great interaction between Pippa and band.’ (John) ‘… with all of you so obviously having so much fun it took the evening to […]

Sevil Sabah with Jazz Notes at Dizzy’s

Sevil Sabah with Jazz Notes at Dizzy’s

Thanks to Roger Clark for inviting us to play at his iconic jazz club. For Sevil and Daniel, it was their first time at Dizzy’s and Sevil sang up a storm, under the watchful eye of Dizzy, himself. Daniel, recently arrived from Newcastle, claimed it to be his first gig at a real jazz club […]

Pippa Wilson coming to Burrinja Café, Sat 25 Oct 2014

Pippa Wilson coming to Burrinja Café, Sat 25 Oct 2014

We had a lot of fun with Pippa, last time we appeared at Burrinja so we’re delighted that Pippa Wilson will appear again with Jazz Notes in October. Saturday, 25 October 2014 7:30-10:30pm (meals from 6:30) Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Ron Sandilands (drums) Entry is $20 Bookings […]

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at Burrinja Café

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at Burrinja Café

It must have been the coldest and wettest night of the year but the audience was warm and enthusiastic! Pippa was in fine form vocally and bantered with the audience and the band – especially Daniel Pickard and Ann Craig. ‘It was great music, musicians, venue and sound.’ ‘Very enjoyable night. Pippa was great with […]

Pippa Wilson coming to Burrinja Café

Pippa Wilson coming to Burrinja Café

Following on the success of our event at the Ringwood RSL, last month, Pippa Wilson will be appearing with Jazz Notes at Burrinja Café, Upwey on Friday, 1 August 2014. 7:30-10:30pm (meals from 6:30) Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Allan Smith (drums) Entry is $20 Bookings are recommended: […]

Watch and hear Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Watch and hear Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

You can hear see and hear one minute of our recent Ringwood event by going to the Watch & Listen page (menu at the top of this page). Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Ringwood RSL

Isabella and Marcus Fundraiser

Isabella and Marcus Fundraiser

Jazz Notes supported Jan Blake’s fundraiser for the Isabella and Marcus Paediatric Brainstem Tumour Fund. On this night, Jazz Notes comprised: Jan Blake (vocals), Ann Craig (flute), Brett Willis (saxophone and clarinet), Kevin Blazé (guitar), Frank Morgan (bass). http://www.isabellaandmarcusfund.org.au   Photographs by Marion Blazé  

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – 21 June 2014

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – 21 June 2014

A great night with Pippa at the Ringwood RSL on Saturday 21 June! It was a good-sized and enthusiastic audience (at least, judging by the whooping and hollering on our recording) for dinner and the show. The music gelled well and we even managed two unrehearsed requests. There were calls for ‘one more’ even after ‘just […]

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes on World Music Day

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes on World Music Day

Pippa Wilson will perform with ‘Jazz Notes’ on Saturday 21st June 2014 at the Ringwood RSL (16 Station Street, Ringwood). Pippa Wilson – vocals Ann Craig – flute Kevin Blazé – guitar Andrew Eames -bass Rob Mercer – drums ‘The notes dip and flow with the ease that comes from artistry of a high calibre which has made […]

Jess Wood Quintet – Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2014

Jess Wood Quintet – Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2014

Jess formed this quintet on the Sunday – it was a delightful surprise for everyone! Thanks for inviting Kevin. Alex (sax) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Ben Hooper (keys) Jess Wood (bass) Monique Zucco (drums)     Photographs by Marion Blazé  

Jazz Notes Quintet – Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2014

Jazz Notes Quintet – Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2014

Three great sets with the Jazz Notes Quintet: Luella at the front. Two sets on Saturday night (at the Public Inn and the Cumberland), both with Chelsea on drums. Then, Sunday night at the Bridge Hotel with Mark on drums. Enthusiastic and appreciative audiences at all of them. Luella McCormack (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin […]

Jazz Notes at Burrinja Café

Jazz Notes at Burrinja Café

Our first Saturday night at Burrinja Café. Very warm and friendly atmosphere, thanks to all who came! Special thanks to Pippa Wilson and Sarah for making guest appearances at the microphone.   Luella McCormack (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums) Photographs by Marion Blazé    

Jazz Notes at Inverloch Jazz Festival 2014 – Friday

Jazz Notes at Inverloch Jazz Festival 2014 – Friday

It was a good crowd in Warrawee for our first set at Inverloch. Some blues, some more modern and, of course, some jazz.  We even had some people dancing! Probably the best venue for sound: great for Luella’s debut at a jazz festival.   Luella McCormack (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames […]

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Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Sunday, 22 October 2017
12-4pm

Book launch

Pippa Wilson (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Frank Morgan (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Hungarian Community Centre
760 Boronia Road
Wantirna 3152

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Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes in Cowes

Friday, 28 October 2017
7-9pm

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

Cheeky Goose Café
Shop 4/72 Chapel St,
Cowes 3922


Soirée Eltham

Friday, 3 November 2017
8-11:30pm

Event run by Ann Craig, Kevin Blazé and Tiina Ayris

More info


Strict tempo dancing in Altona

Friday, 11 November 2017
8:00-11:00pm

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


Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza

Sunday, 26 November 2017
12:00-4:00pm

Rick Correnza (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Ashley Thomas (saxophone)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Frank Morgan (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Private function


Strict tempo dancing in Rye

Thursday, 30 November 2017
8:00-11:00pm

Ann Craig (flute)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Kevin Blazé (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Playing as Stepping Out Dance Band

Rye RSL
5-11 Nelson St,
Rye 3941


From the archives

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