Jazz Notes spring to Burrinja Café

Jazz Notes spring to Burrinja Café

We left Mark, Tony and Frank to hold the fort at the Ringwood RSL while Ann, Kevin, Daniel and Wade played a previously-booked engagement at Burrinja Café. The beautiful spring day provided an opportunity for some photographs in the garden.   27 September 2015 Photos by Lea Morgan and Marion Blazé  

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) […]

Sunday afternoons in Ringwood

Sunday afternoons in Ringwood

We’ve had the last three Sunday afternoons playing a range of instrumentals in the relaxed setting of the Ringwood RSL. For the first two weeks, it was: Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass)   On the third occasion, it was: Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)   Photographs by Marion […]

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 […]

Sundays with Jazz Notes at the Ringwood RSL

Sundays with Jazz Notes at the Ringwood RSL

From Sunday 9 August, Jazz Notes will be playing Sundays 2-5pm at the Ringwood RSL. We’ll be playing as a trio and looking to explore some musical colours as well as covering a variety of music.   There’ll be the usual jazz and pop and, if the audience is receptive, might something a bit more classical. […]

At Open Studio again

At Open Studio again

Very happy to be invited back to Open Studio. Thanks to all the Meetup people who came along.   Sat 25 July 2015 Photos by Marion Blazé

Jazz Notes hits the airwaves

Jazz Notes hits the airwaves

Peter O’Brien of 3ECB (Eastern FM) kindly invited Ann and Kevin to his afternoon radio program. We played 5 songs (apparently the first time for live music in their studio) and talked about what we’ve been up to and what’s coming up. Photographs by Marleen Pruys Mon, 13 July 2015  

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at Dizzy’s

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at Dizzy’s

Jazz Notes made a welcome return to Dizzy’s, fronted by Wade Morgan (vocals) and introducing Joshua Sihombing (piano), playing to an enthusiastic audience. Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute Kevin Blazé (guitar) Joshua Sihombing (piano) Daniel Pickard (bass) Rob Mercer (drums) Photographs by Marion Blazé Thu, 9 July 2015  

Jazz Notes returns to Burrinja Café

Jazz Notes returns to Burrinja Café

Burrinja Café has undergone renovation and change of management. During that time, there was no live music. Jazz Notes opened Burrinja’s Sunday afternoon program on 28 June 2015. It started with Ann Craig (flute) and Kevin Blazé (guitar). They were joined by Daniel Pickard (bass) and, for the second set, Wade Morgan (vocals).   Photographs […]

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  

Training with the Ann Craig Trio

Training with the Ann Craig Trio

The Ann Craig Trio was invited to play for the Castlemaine-Maldon round trip. We were not prepared for the considerable sideways movement as we journeyed. Brace yourself! Ann Craig (flute Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Photographs by Marion Blazé June 2015  

Ann Craig Trio at Castlemaine

Ann Craig Trio at Castlemaine

The Ann Craig Trio had two sets in stationary venues! The first set was in Run, Rabbit, Run which has a central atrium, making it challenging for photography. The Trio was also asked to fill the previous spot, for which we were joined by Ange Strickland (vocals). Lot 19 is an art space outside the […]

Jazz Notes Augmented at Mr Mason

Jazz Notes Augmented at Mr Mason

Jazz Notes augmented by members of the Melbourne Music Performers. Thanks to Sylvie Serrano and all the musicians for making this such a great night!   Ange Strickland, Rachel Camerino, Hans De Zilwa (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Alan West (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Stan Van Hooft (bass) Rob Mercer (drums) Shannon Morgan (vocal and […]

Live Jazz Party @ Mr. Mason

In conjunction with Melbourne Music Performers Live jazz • Invited artists • Singing, dancing Saturday 23 May 2015, 8:30pm-midnight Venue Mr. Mason Shop 10, 530 Collins St Melbourne 3000 (Enter via Little Collins St)   Bookings $20 entry includes canapés Bookings: http://www.trybooking.com/137257   More information Sylvie sylvieserrano@yahoo.fr 0439813984   Melbourne Music Performers Have you been to a […]

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Coming events

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Saturday, 3 February 2018
8-11pm

Pippa Wilson (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Annette Jenko-Yates (bass)
Ron Sandilands (drums)

Victorian Jazz Club at Clayton RSL
163 Carinish Road
Clayton 3168

VJC members $15
Visitors $20

Bookings: 9874 8870 (Rhondda)


Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan

Sunday, 4 February 2018
1-4pm

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


Jazz Notes
at the Port Fairy Jazz Festival

9-11 February 2018

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes
Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza
The Ann Craig Duo
The House Cats

More info


Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza

Saturday, 24 February 2018
12-3pm

Rick Correnza (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Bass TBA
Drums TBA

Eira Café
1 Pryor St
Eltham 3095


Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan

Sunday, 4 March 2018
1-4pm

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


Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza
at the Inverloch Jazz Festival

9-11 March 2018

More info


Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan

Sunday, 8 April 2018
1-4pm

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


From the archives

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