Jazz Notes to play Victorian Seniors’ Festival

Jazz Notes to play Victorian Seniors’ Festival

Jazz Notes has been invited to play the Seniors’ Morning Tea for the Manningham City Council on Friday, 11 October, 2013. Allocated seating with bookings essential: 9840 9700. Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) David Taylor (bass) The Seniors Festival takes place over a week with events throughout Victoria. For more information, see the Seniors’ […]

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  

Jazz Notes at Vesbar

Jazz Notes at Vesbar

Last time we played at Vesbar, we played as an instrumental trio (Ann, Kevin and Andrew). This time, we were joined by Juliane Pasternak and the musical arrangements from a year ago came together well: the ‘joint was jumping’! Juliane Pasternak (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Sun 22 Sep 2013 […]

Jazz Notes play at opening of Warrandyte Community Centre

Jazz Notes play at opening of Warrandyte Community Centre

On 16 September, the Hon. Ryan Smith MP opened the renovated Warrandyte Community Centre. The crowd braved the miserable weather and was rewarded by the delightful, new building, wine and canapés and, of course, treated to the music of Jazz Notes! Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) David Taylor (bass) Photographs by Elissa Pachacz  

Jazz Notes coming to Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen

Jazz Notes coming to Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen

Jazz Notes will reappear at historic Kelly’s on the night of Wed, 25 Sep 2013. This time, it’ll be four of us: Luella McCormack (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Dinner starts at about 7 and we’ll be on at about 8:30-9:00pm. It’s parma night and will be busy so it’d […]

Opening of the Warrandyte Community Centre

Jazz Notes is delighted to have been invited to play for the opening of the newly-refurbished Warrandyte Community Centre. The project, a joint venture between the Manningham City Council, the Victorian Government, the Bendigo Bank and various community groups, was recently completed and will be opened by Ryan Smith MP. Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé […]

Jazz Notes to return to Vesbar

Jazz Notes to return to Vesbar

We’re returning to Vesbar in Somerville on Sunday 22 September. Previously, we’ve played as an instrumental trio. This time, with Juliane. Starting about 4, finishing about 8. Come and have a drink or Bev’s lovely … (I don’t know what it’ll be but it WILL be good!). Vesbar 3/80 Station St Somerville 3912 (03) 5978 […]

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 Manningham

Jazz Notes at Manningham

On Friday 21 June, 2013, Jazz Notes played as a trio for the presentation of awards and grants of the Manningham Charitable Trust.   Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) David Taylor (bass)   Photographs by Marion Blazé      

Manningham Charitable Fund

The Manningham City Council, in partnership with the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation, runs the Manningham Charitable Fund. Jazz Notes will play as a trio at the Presentation Reception on Fri 21 June, 2013. Attendance is by invitation.   Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) David Taylor (bass)

Jazz Notes returns to Bar Oussou

In 2012, Jazz Notes had a residency at Bar Oussou, playing for eight Sundays. On Sun 12 May 2013, we returned to Bar Oussou for just one night. It was a relaxed evening with much fun, playing to friends, regulars at Bar Oussou and drop-ins. Joseph Darmenia augmented the usual band, playing percussion for the […]

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 […]

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Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza

Friday, 16 September 2017
8:00-11:00pm

Rick Correnza (vocals)
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


Soirée Brunswick

Friday, 15 September 2017
8-11:30pm

Basco
307 Sydney Rd
Brunswick 3056

Event run by Ann Craig and Kevin Blazé

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Soirée Eltham

Friday, 6 October 2017
8-11:30pm

Event run by Ann Craig and Kevin Blazé

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Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Friday, 13 October 2017
1-3pm

Australian Jazz Museum
15 Mountain Hwy,
Wantirna 3152


Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Sunday, 22 October 2017
12-4pm

Book launch

Hungarian Community Centre
760 Boronia Road
Wantirna 3152

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