More chemistry

More chemistry

161209   Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé and Ann Craig

Wangaratta Jazz Festival – Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan

Wangaratta Jazz Festival – Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan

29 October 2016   Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Ashley Thomas (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé

No flute at Eira Cafe

No flute at Eira Cafe

9 October Photos by Marion Blazé  

A great night with Pippa in November

A great night with Pippa in November

Saturday, 12 November 2016 7:30-10:30pm Ringwood RSL 16 Station St Ringwood 3134 Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé 160731

Coming in November – Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Coming in November – Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes Maybe this time… Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums) Saturday 12 November 2016, 7:30-10:45pm Ringwood RSL 16 Station St, Ringwood 3134 Excellent parking and excellent disabled access. Train and bus stations are within 100m. ‘… with all of you so obviously having […]

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at Eira Café

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at Eira Café

We’ve been playing monthly Soirées at Eira Café with the Melbourne Music Performers for a year but this is the first time that Jazz Notes has played there. So, we decided to make it a big one! Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Paul Carter (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Daniel Pickard (bass) Marek Podstawek […]

Ann and Kevin return to Open Studio

Ann and Kevin return to Open Studio

After a year’s absence, Ann and Kevin returned to Open Studio, Northcote. A listening audience(!) making requests. Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar)   Photos by Marion Blazé   160724

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 Trio at the Brunswick Green Hotel

Jazz Notes Trio at the Brunswick Green Hotel

Our first gig as Jazz Notes in the great atmosphere of the Brunswick Green Hotel. Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass)   Photos by Marion Blazé   160619

Ann Craig Trio at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Ann Craig Trio at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

The Ann Craig Trio played for the opening of the Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2016 by the mayor, Councillor Christine Henderson, held in the Market Hall of the Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre. At the conclusion of the opening ceremony, Councillor Henderson joined the Ann Craig Trio, singing I’m Beginning To See The Light. We played there […]

Andrew Eames Band opening Castlemaine Rotary Art Show

Andrew Eames Band opening Castlemaine Rotary Art Show

The Castlemaine Rotary Art Show opened the night before the Castlemaine Jazz Festival and Andrew was invited to put together the band for it. Ann Craig (flute) Ashley Thomas (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass)   Photos by Marion Blazé   160610

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

Caught In The Act! at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Caught In The Act! at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Funky grooves with interplay between Ann and Ashley when Caught In The Act! played at the Cumberland and Bridge Hotels. Ann Craig (flute) Ashley Thomas (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Andrew Eames (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé and Shaanine Dove   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 […]

House party

House party

What a great setting for a house party: amongst Marj’s vibrant artworks. We were asked to play popular music from the 60s to the 90s which we obediently did. Seeing the band’s name, one of the party-goers asked for some jazz and we were pleased to oblige. Towards the end of the party, we were playing […]

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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


From the archives

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