Jazz Notes with Debbie Woodroffe at the Grampians Jazz Festival

Jazz Notes with Debbie Woodroffe at the Grampians Jazz Festival

An unexpected set with short notice at the Punjab restaurant – carried off with aplomb by Debbie Woodroffe. And, thanks to Stan for stepping into the breach. Sun, 14 Feb 2016   Debbie Woodroffe (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Stan Van Hooft (bass)   Photos by Marion Blazé  

Ann Craig Trio at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Ann Craig Trio at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Two sets: opening the Festival at the Mountain Grand on Fri, 12 Feb, 2016. Then, the open stage on Sat, 13 Feb 2016 with special guest vocalist, Pippa Wilson.   Lots of scatting on the outdoor stage: evidence of kangaroos!   Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (vocals) Daniel Pickard (bass)   Photos by Marion Blazé […]

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Large and enthusiastic audiences for Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes. Antics, as usual – lots of fun! And, surprise guest vocalist, Anita Harris.   Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Rob Mercer (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé 12 and 13 Feb 2016    

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at the Australian Jazz Convention 2015

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at the Australian Jazz Convention 2015

Two sets on 28 December 2015: one in the Provincial Hotel, the other in the Miners’ Tavern.   Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass) Rob Mercer (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé  

The Ann Craig Duo at the Australian Jazz Convention 2015

The Ann Craig Duo at the Australian Jazz Convention 2015

The Ann Craig Duo played on 27 Dec in the Provincial Hotel and then the last set of the night (28 Dec 2015) in the Miners’ Tavern.   Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar)   Photos by Marion Blazé  

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – Sold Out!

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – Sold Out!

We were sold out again for this night with Pippa. (We even brought in an extra table in the afternoon.) What a great night it was: Pippa was in fine voice and the band managed to keep up with her. Only a couple of surprises for Pippa but, this time, she had some surprise lyrics […]

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  

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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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