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Jazz Notes at the Inverloch Jazz Festival

Jazz Notes will be presenting two different line-ups at the Inverloch Jazz Festival: On Friday night (7 March at 11pm), Luella McCormack will be vocalising and Allan Smith drumming. On Saturday night (8 March at 11pm), we’ll be fronted by Chelly Parisi with Nicole Thorne (piano) and Rob Mercer (drums) storming behind. On both nights, […]

Jazz Notes at Kelly’s

Jazz Notes at Kelly’s

Jazz Notes had the featured spot at Kelly’s Bar and Restaurant, bringing a rather different style of music to the venue. Luella McCormack (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums) Wed 25 Sep 2013 Photographs by Marion Blazé, Lynne Gough and Helen Davis  

We’re heading for the hills!

We’re heading for the hills!

Last Sunday, Jazz Notes played the afternoon at the Burrinja Café in Upwey. Great fun – thanks to the enthusiastic audience, who came and stayed! The management must have liked us because they’ve invited us back – although their calendar’s pretty full for this year. Luella McCormack (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew […]

Jazz Notes to appear at Burrinja Café

  On the afternoon of Sun 18 August 2013, Jazz Notes will play at Burrinja Café, Upwey. There’ll be jazz standards, blues and some more modern vocal and instrumental surprises! All accompanied by lunch or afternoon tea with coffee, cakes and wine. And, of course, the fabulous indigenous art!   Luella McCormack (vocals) Ann Craig […]

Jazz Notes at The Treble Clef Jazz Lounge

The bucolic setting is unusual for a jazz venue, but there we were on Sunday 28 May, at The Treble Clef Jazz Lounge in Chirnside Park. It was a real treat to have three singers: Delia Gawthorne, Jan Blake and Luella McCormack (making her debut). Their three very different voices were backed by Ann Craig […]

Jazz Notes at The Treble Clef – introducing our singers

Jazz Notes at The Treble Clef – introducing our singers

We’ve been rehearsing with our singers and it sounds like it will be an exciting afternoon at The Treble Clef: Jazz Notes with three very different voices! Although she is a newcomer to the jazz scene in Melbourne, Delia Gawthorne has performed on a variety of international stages including several well-known London jazz clubs. You can hear Delia […]

Jazz Notes makes the newspaper!

Jazz Notes makes the newspaper!

One of our fans sent this article from The South Gippsland Sentinel-Times (March 13, 2013, p. 15): Some of the highlights of the 20th Inverloch Jazz Festival weren’t even on the program, like this put together band in the Marquee on Sunday night featuring sublime vocals, inspiring flute, drums, guitar playing. Not mentioned was the […]

Jazz Notes to play at the Treble Clef with three guest vocalists

Jazz Notes to play at the Treble Clef with three guest vocalists

On the afternoon of Sunday 28 April, we will be at the Treble Clef Jazz Lounge, 17 Paynes Rd, Chirnside Park. We will be fronted by three vocalists! Jan Blake Delia Gawthorne Luella McCormack   Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums)  

Jazz Notes at the World’s Longest Lunch in Marysville

Jazz Notes at the World’s Longest Lunch in Marysville

Fri, 15 Mar 2013   Jazz Notes played at the World’s Longest Lunch, a gourmet feast for 150 diners held in Gallipoli Park, Marysville. It was a well-organized event with everything set up for us. The setting was lovely and the weather, perfect.. Juliane Pasternak (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob […]

Backing Pippa Wilson at the Inverloch picnic

Backing Pippa Wilson at the Inverloch picnic

Kevin was thrilled to be invited to back Pippa Wilson at Inverloch’s closing picnic on Mon, 11 Mar 2013. Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ron Anderson (sax, flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Neville Drummond (bass) Alan Richards (drums) Photos by Clive Budd  

Jazz Notes at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2013

Jazz Notes at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2013

Sun, 10 Mar 2013 The last set of the night and the temperature had dropped to bearable! A good mix of quiet numbers and some up-tempo songs to an enthusiastic audience. Alan Richards was kind enough to play drums for us.   Photos by Neville Sampson  

Jazz Notes at the Eltham Jazz, Food & Wine Festival

Jazz Notes at the Eltham Jazz, Food & Wine Festival

Sun 24 Feb, 2013 It was in the middle of a heat wave but the audience had gathered early in the marquee and there was good involvement – especially the dancing children. We were delighted to see some familiar supporters in the crowd, including Andrew from Canada, friends from the ‘Jazz Drive’ days and members […]

Jazz Notes to play at the World’s Longest Lunch

Jazz Notes to play at the World’s Longest Lunch

Jazz Notes will play at the World’s Longest Lunch at Marysville on the afternoon of Friday 15 March, 2013.  

Jazz Notes at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2013

Jazz Notes at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2013

Saturday 9 February, Sunday 10 February 2013 Jazz Notes made its first appearance at the Grampians Jazz Festival, playing sets on Saturday and Sunday. Juliane Pasternak (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums – Saturday) Allan Smith (drums – Sunday)   Photos by Marion Blazé and Brad Courtney  

Eltham Jazz, Food & Wine Festival

Eltham Jazz, Food & Wine Festival

The programme is now available: we’re on Stage 2 (Commercial Place) at 12:30-1:30pm on Sunday, 24 February 2013.

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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


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