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Jazz Notes Duo (and more) livestreams

Jazz Notes Duo (and more) livestreams

Over the past few weeks, Ann Craig (flute) and Kevin Blazé (guitar) have been doing weekly livestreams on Facebook from various locations. Our most recent was from the beach at Rosebud on a glorious day. You can view the video here: https://fb.watch/9H0jJl6SMn/ We’ve been joined by Anita Harris (https://fb.watch/9H0zOZX8JQ/) and Pippa Wilson (https://fb.watch/9H0B_yIQXp/) and on Friday […]

Pippa Wilson sings ‘The Shadow Of Your Smile’ with the Jazz Notes Duo

Pippa Wilson sings ‘The Shadow Of Your Smile’ with the Jazz Notes Duo

Pippa Wilson sings the beautiful ‘Shadow Of Your Smile’ accompanied by Ann Craig (flute) and Kevin Blazé (guitar). The music was written by Johnny Mandel with lyrics by Paul Francis Webster for the 1965 movie, ‘The Sandpiper’. When things became very quiet in 2020, we thought we should ‘get together’ with Pippa and do something. […]

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

Jazz Notes brings a gentle start to the New Year

Jazz Notes brings a gentle start to the New Year

We were invited back to Eira Café to soothe the delicate sensibilities on the morning of New Year’s Day, 2018. Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Frank Morgan (bass) 1 Jan 2018 Photos by Marion Blazé

Birthday party

Birthday party

Ann, Tony and Kevin played for Chris’s 60th birthday party. Cocktail party background music to start and then building to some more funky tunes. And, of course, playing requests!   170805 Chris’s 60th birthday  

Sunday with Bob Sedergreen

Sunday with Bob Sedergreen

Ann Craig (flute) and Kevin Blazé (guitar) were joined by Bob Sedergreen (keyboard) for a fabulous afternoon at Eira Café, Eltham. Kevin couldn’t stop smiling. Bob’s expressions varied!   Thanks to Ashley Thomas for photos.     170507

Feeling the vibes at Farouk’s

<h4>Jazz Notes Duo in Thornbury</h4> Sunday, 27 November 2016 5:00-7:00pm Ann Craig (flute) Marek Podstawek (vibes) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Farouk’s Olive 711 High St Thornbury 3071      

Jazz Notes on radio

Jazz Notes on radio

12 Oct 2016 Pippa, Ann and Kevin on 3SER Casey Radio   31 Oct – ECB FM Ann and Kevin with Peter O’Brien.  

Jazz Notes Trio at the Brunswick Green Hotel

Jazz Notes Trio at the Brunswick Green Hotel

Our first gig as Jazz Notes in the great atmosphere of the Brunswick Green Hotel. Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Daniel Pickard (bass)   Photos by Marion Blazé   160619

Ann Craig Trio at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Ann Craig Trio at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

The Ann Craig Trio played for the opening of the Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2016 by the mayor, Councillor Christine Henderson, held in the Market Hall of the Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre. At the conclusion of the opening ceremony, Councillor Henderson joined the Ann Craig Trio, singing I’m Beginning To See The Light. We played there […]

House party

House party

What a great setting for a house party: amongst Marj’s vibrant artworks. We were asked to play popular music from the 60s to the 90s which we obediently did. Seeing the band’s name, one of the party-goers asked for some jazz and we were pleased to oblige. Towards the end of the party, we were playing […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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Jazz Notes Duo - livestreams on Facebook

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Jazz on Sundays

Sun 12 December 2021
1:30-5:30pm

DR Big Band
Caught In The Act!
Open Mic
Jam

Ringwood RSL
16 Station St
Ringwood 3134

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Port Fairy Jazz Festival

Fri 11 -Sun 13 February 2022

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes
Caught In The Act!
The Ann Craig Duo
Tribute to the Crooners - Hans De Zilwa with Jazz Notes
House Cats - Open Mic

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Jazz At The Lake

Sun 6 March 2022
11:00am-8:30pm

Ringwood Lake

7 bands

BBQ
Devonshire Teas
Coffee


From the archives

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