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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 […]

Wade’s first set at the Inverloch Jazz Festival

Wade’s first set at the Inverloch Jazz Festival

Our first set was on Saturday evening. Allan Smith had already advised us that he was double booked so we had organised another drummer – or so we thought! Technology failed us and the final message didn’t get through so, when we arrived, we had no drummer. Worry not! The sound man, Andy Rowe, told […]

Introducing Wade Morgan

Introducing Wade Morgan

A couple of months ago, we learned of Wade Morgan and had him along to Soirée Musique in January. The Inverloch Jazz Festival will see Wade’s debut with us: Saturday 5-6pm, Stadium Sunday 9-10pm, Warrawee Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums – Saturday) Allan Smith (drums […]

Pippa Wilson fronts Jazz Notes at the Grampians Jazz Festival

Pippa Wilson fronts Jazz Notes at the Grampians Jazz Festival

It was hot! And not just the weather. Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums) Photographs by Marion Blazé 13-15 Feb 2015  

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 […]

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Jazz Notes with Risa Kodani – Doncaster East

Sunday, 26 August 2018
1-5pm

Risa Kodani (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Tony Luxmoore (piano)
Frank Morgan (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Spago
352 Blackburn Road
Doncaster East 3109
Bookings: 9841 0511

Free entry


Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes - Frankston

Friday, 21 September 2018
10:30-11:45am
1:30-2:45pm

Pippa Wilson (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
David Newdick (trumpet)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Craig Schneider (piano)
Leon Heale (bass)
Dean Cooper (drums)

Frankston Arts Centre
27-37 Davey Street
Frankston 3199

Tickets $21
Meal and lunch packages available
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Rick Correnza with Jazz Notes - Richmond

Saturday 22 September 2018

Rick Correnza (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Frank Morgan (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Dizzy's Jazz Club
368 Bridge Rd
Richmond 3121

$20/$15
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One Friday per month - Eltham

7:30-11:30pm

Melbourne Music Performers

Jock & Eddie
1 Pryor St
Eltham 3095

Free entry

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