Pippa Wilson to sing with Jazz Notes (again!)

Pippa Wilson to sing with Jazz Notes (again!)

Pippa Wilson fronted Jazz Notes for our inaugural performance so we’re delighted to have her sing with us again. Saturday, June 21, 2014 7:30-10:30 Ringwood RSL 16 Station St Ringwood 3134 Drinks until late Meals available 6:00-8:30 Download the menu $20 Bookings: 0412 063 603 or by email More about Pippa Wilson If you’d like to […]

Deborah Woodroffe with Bob Sedergreen and friends

Deborah Woodroffe with Bob Sedergreen and friends

Debbie featured at the Kingston Arts ‘Curtain Call’ competition and has invited a few friends to join her in her debut at the Chandelier Room in Moorabbin at 9:30pm on Saturday, 29 March, 2014. Deborah Woodroffe (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Bob Sedergreen (keyboard) Ivan Rosa (bass) Monique Zucco (drums)     Photograph by Costa […]

Jazz Notes at Burrinja Café

Jazz Notes at Burrinja Café

Our first Saturday night at Burrinja Café. Very warm and friendly atmosphere, thanks to all who came! Special thanks to Pippa Wilson and Sarah for making guest appearances at the microphone.   Luella McCormack (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums) Photographs by Marion Blazé    

Jazz Notes in the newspaper!

Jazz Notes in the newspaper!

This picture from the South Gippsland Sentinel-Times (12 March 2014) is of Jazz Notes on the Saturday night of the 21st Inverloch Jazz Festival. It features Rob Mercer (drums), Chelly Parisi (vocals) and Ann Craig (flute) . Thanks to Neville Sampson for sending us the article.

Jazz Notes at Inverloch Jazz Festival 2014 – Saturday

Jazz Notes at Inverloch Jazz Festival 2014 – Saturday

Our second set, fronted by Chelly Parisi, was mainly jazz standards but with the added drive of Nicole Thorne on keyboard. Kevin was thrilled to play a duet with Nicole. Again, there were dancers! Chelly Parisi (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Nicole Thorne (keyboard) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums) Photographs by Neville […]

Jazz Notes at Inverloch Jazz Festival 2014 – Friday

Jazz Notes at Inverloch Jazz Festival 2014 – Friday

It was a good crowd in Warrawee for our first set at Inverloch. Some blues, some more modern and, of course, some jazz.  We even had some people dancing! Probably the best venue for sound: great for Luella’s debut at a jazz festival.   Luella McCormack (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Andrew Eames […]

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 the Treble Clef

Jazz Notes at the Treble Clef

On Sunday 16 February, Ann Craig (flute) and Kevin Blazé (guitar) whiled away the afternoon at the Treble Clef Jazz Lounge in Chirnside Park. We were joined for a few songs by Risa Kodani – and hope we can do that again sometime soon!   Photographs by Marion Blazé

Jazz Notes Trio at Kojo Brown

Jazz Notes Trio at Kojo Brown

Saturday 8 February was a very hot night at Kojo Brown with: Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard, bongos!) Daniel Pickard (bass) Thanks to Denise Burns for taking photographs.        

Mayoral Art Exhibition

Mayoral Art Exhibition

On Wednesday, 4 December, 2013, Jazz Notes played at the opening of the Mayoral Art Exhibition at the Maroondah Art Gallery. The exhibition was presented by the Croydon Branch of the Bone Marrow Institute to raise funds for research into leukaemia and associated cancers. We were delighted when so many people took the trouble to […]

A quick dash to Kelly’s

A quick dash to Kelly’s

It was about 4:30 that we discovered we were expected to play at Kelly’s in Olinda at 7 but we were set up – just in time. Jan Blake stepped in for the vocals, bringing a stack of charts. The restaurant was full and there was good engagement with the band – it was pretty […]

Manningham morning tea for 400 people

Manningham morning tea for 400 people

On Friday 11 October 2013, the Mannigham City Council hosted a morning tea as part of the Victorian Seniors’ Festival. During the morning tea, there were two musical acts on stage, performing to a full house of some 400 people: Nicole Wallace, soprano, singing mainly opera Jazz Notes The day ran very smoothly (thanks, Anna) […]

Melbourne Music Performers – Meetup

Melbourne Music Performers – Meetup

Ann Craig and Kevin Blazé have been in the house band for many prior events of the Melbourne Music Performers but, from 4 Oct 2013, they will be now organizing the monthly Meetup events at Kojo Brown in Richmond. 8-10pm. Set Programme with invited guests. 10pm-midnight. Open Mic. For more information, see the Melbourne Music Performers page.

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  

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Coming events

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

For details and dates, see
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