Jazz Notes CD ‘A Smooth One’ – it’s here!

Jazz Notes CD ‘A Smooth One’ – it’s here!

It took a little longer than we expected but we are thrilled to have our CD available NOW for purchase. Buy now We hope you enjoy our first CD: we certainly loved recording the tracks! There are 18 tracks from Ann and Kevin and one bonus track from Caught In The Act! with Ashley Thomas […]

Carol’s singing for our wildlife

Carol’s singing for our wildlife

The devastating Black Summer bushfires of January 2020 saw the deaths of over 30 people. With the burning of almost 200,000 square kilometres came vast destruction of forests, habitats and animals. Carol McCarthy wanted to hold a fund-raiser for the injured wildlife that were being cared for at Melbourne’s zoos. She asked Jazz Notes to […]

Risa Kodani with Jazz Notes at The Backyard, Ringwood

Risa Kodani with Jazz Notes at The Backyard, Ringwood

Urbanlife Community in conjunction with the Maroondah City Council is currently conducting Sunday afternoon Open Sessions during March in a ‘secret’ artspace called ‘The Backyard’. Risa Kodani fronted Jazz Notes for our session on a lovely autumn afternoon. Risa Kodani (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Doug Kuhn (bass) Photos by Marion Blazé 200315

Pippa with the Jazz Notes Showband at the Victorian Jazz Club

Pippa with the Jazz Notes Showband at the Victorian Jazz Club

We were thrilled to be invited back to the VJC for a very special gig with Pippa. The Jazz Notes Showband included the Craig Schneider on piano, Leon Heale on bass, Simon Atkinson on drums, Ann & Kevin & the wonderful Pippa Wilson. For this event we asked Vincent Bradley to join us on trumpet […]

A Very Croony Christmas in July – Rick Correnza & Jazz Notes – Tickets on sale now

A Very Croony Christmas in July – Rick Correnza & Jazz Notes – Tickets on sale now

Christmas is coming early this year – on Saturday, July 27 with a traditional Aussie Winter Christmas, in July, at the Ringwood RSL. Melbourne’s master of crooning, Mr Rick Correnza, joins the merry elves of Jazz Notes to bring many a fine crooning tune to the Ringwood RSL. Rick Correnza love of the crooners of […]

Tickets on sale: A Swingin’ Sunday with Pippa

Tickets on sale: A Swingin’ Sunday with Pippa

Come along and enjoy a relaxed, Swinging Sunday afternoon of live music with the fabulous Pippa Wilson on Sunday 26 May 2019, 1:30-4:30pm at Ringwood RSL, 16 Station St, Ringwood 3134. We have put together some great sets with many of Pippa’s favourites, a lot of them requested by her many fans, so it will […]

Rick Correnza with Jazz Notes at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2019

Rick Correnza with Jazz Notes at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2019

Rick Correnza (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Ashley Thomas (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums) Photos by Marion Blazé 190309

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2019

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2019

Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums) Photos by Marion Blazé 190309

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Port Fairy Jazz Festival 2019

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Port Fairy Jazz Festival 2019

Pippa Wilson (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums) Photos by Marion Blazé 190209

Rick Correnza with Jazz Notes at the Port Fairy Jazz Festival 2019

Rick Correnza with Jazz Notes at the Port Fairy Jazz Festival 2019

Rick Correnza (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums) Photos by Marion Blazé 190209

The House Cats at the Port Fairy Jazz Festival 2019

The House Cats at the Port Fairy Jazz Festival 2019

Ann Craig (flute) Ashley Thomas (saxophone) Gareth Voigt (saxophone) Justin Thomas (guitar) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Frank Morgan (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums) Simon Atkinson (drums) Photos by Marion Blazé 190209

The Ann Craig Duo at the Port Fairy Jazz Festival 2019

The Ann Craig Duo at the Port Fairy Jazz Festival 2019

Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Photos by Marion Blazé 190209

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Australian Jazz Convention 2018

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes at the Australian Jazz Convention 2018

The Miners’ Tavern is nicely set up with a stage and lighting but the 10am start was somewhat challenging. For the evening set in the George Hotel, we had people managing the sound and the result was very pleasing to the large audience and us. You can watch and listen to ‘When Sunny Gets Blue’. […]

The House Cats at the Australian Jazz Convention 2018

The House Cats at the Australian Jazz Convention 2018

The house band of the Melbourne Music Performers again appeared at the AJC in Ballarat playing some classic jazz as well as some more funky tunes. Ann Craig (flute) Ashley Thomas (clarinet and alto sax) John Calamatta (tenor sax) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (piano) Frank Morgan (bass) Simon Atkinson (drums) 181229

Jazz Notes Duo at the Australian Jazz Convention 2018

Jazz Notes Duo at the Australian Jazz Convention 2018

Both sets on the balcony of the George Hotel. In the first, we were joined by Anita Harris for a couple of beautiful songs. Anita Harris (vocals) Ann Craig (flutes) Kevin Blazé (guitars) 181229

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