Jazz On Sundays 2022

The D.R. Big Band, Jazz Notes, featured singers, jazz jam, open mic – all on a Sunday afternoon at Ringwood RSL.

A guest singer will join the 17-piece DR Big Band for some big band favourites, old and new. And Jazz Notes – Caught In The Act! will bring you some funky Latin music and more.

It’ll be a huge afternoon of music at Ringwood RSL with the bands followed by a jam.

The music commences at 1:30pm.

Booking

Entry for the entire afternoon of music is $10. Please book through TryBooking to ensure your place – tickets will be on sale UNTIL 5:00pm on THE DAY BEFORE the event.
https://www.trybooking.com/BVWQE

Tickets will also be on sale at the venue, subject to availability.

It helps us with room arrangements if you book in advance.

Entry after 4:30pm is by donation.

Jazz jam and open mic

The jazz jam runs 4:30-5:30pm: singers and all instrumentalists are welcome. The house band will fill gaps in the line-up.

For the lead sheets, see: https://www.swiss-jazz.ch/partitions-real-book.htm#real-book

If you’d like to bring along a song, please bring 4 copies of the lead sheet.

Singers: please bring your microphone!

And, please let us know that you’re coming so that we can include you in our programme.

Food and drinks

A full lunch/dinner menu is available in the Bistro and a low-cost menu is available in the Anzac Bar.

This event is run by the Melbourne Music Performers and Jazz Notes:

https://jazznotes.net.au

https://www.facebook.com/jazznotes

Sun 5 June 2022, 1:30-5:30pm

Sun 3 July 2022, 1:30-5:30pm

Sun 14 August 2022, 1:30-5:30pm

Sun 11 September 2022, 1:30-5:30pm

Sun 2 October 2022, 1:30-5:30pm

Sun 6 November 2022, 1:30-5:30pm

Sun 11 December 2022, 1:30-5:30pm

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Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes – That’s Jazz

Melbourne’s Lady of Jazz, Pippa Wilson, will sing some of her favourite crowd-pleasers including jazz standards, jazz-inspired pop, a bit of Latin – all with her beautiful velvet tone.

Backed by the Jazz Notes band: Ann Craig (flute), Kevin Blazé (guitar), Grahame Taylor (piano), Leon Heale (bass) and Larry Kean (drums).

Saturday 21 May 2022, 7:30-10:30pm (doors open 7:00pm)

Ringwood RSL
16 Station St, Ringwood 3134

Tickets

Buy online $25* (until Fri 20 May, 5:00pm)

www.trybooking.com/BYQRT

At the door (subject to availability): $30

*TryBooking charges a $0.50 service fee.

Jazz On Sundays – Sun 3 April 2022

We’ll be back, LIVE at the Ringwood RSL.

Entry for the entire afternoon of music is $10. Please book through TryBooking to ensure your place – tickets will be on sale UNTIL 5:00pm on THE DAY BEFORE the event.
https://www.trybooking.com/BVWQE

Tickets will also be on sale at the venue, subject to availability.

Please RSVP to the event to say that you’re Going.

It’ll be a huge afternoon of music at Ringwood RSL with the bands followed by a jam.

A guest singer will join the 17-piece DR Big Band for some big band favourites, old and new. And Jazz Notes – Caught In The Act! will bring you some funky Latin music and more.

The music commences at 1:30pm.

The jazz jam runs 4:30-5:30pm: singers and all instrumentalists are welcome. The house band will fill gaps in the line-up.

There’ll be more songs in the jam but here are some to get started:
Autumn Leaves – Em
Blue Bossa – Cm
Take The A Train (C)

For the lead sheets, see:
https://www.swiss-jazz.ch/partitions-real-book.htm#real-book

If you’d like to bring along a song, please bring 4 copies of the lead sheet.

Singers: please bring your microphone!

And, please let us know that you’re coming so that we can include you in our programme.

Entry after 4:00pm is by donation.

A full lunch/dinner menu is available in the Bistro and a low-cost menu is available in the Anzac Bar.

Please RSVP for the event and remember to check into the RSL using the state government’s COVID-safe app. You will need to be fully-vaccinated to enter the RSL.

This event is run by the Melbourne Music Performers and Jazz Notes:https://jazznotes.net.auhttps://www.facebook.com/jazznotes

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Jazz At The Lake – Sun Mar 6, 2022

Eight bands present a full day of free entertainment at Ringwood Lake Park on Sunday 6 March 2022.

Bob Sedergreen, Pippa Wilson, DR Big Band, Rick Correnza, Li’l Miss Jazz, Vince Bradley, Jazz Notes, RSC Senior Jazz Combo, Jazz Running Wild, Caught in the Act!

Get the Program and full details

This is a free community event organised by Jazz Notes with much generous support…

Financial support from: City of Maroondah, Bendigo Bank (Ringwood East), Forté Music School (Wantirna), Graeme Howie Foundation, Melbourne Music Performers

In-kind support from: National Seniors Australia, Australian Jazz Museum, Barry Plant (Heathmont), Central Ringwood Community Centre, Jazz Notes

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 the 40-50’s and will sing the songs of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Ray Charles and Bobby Darren, including from their Christmas albums.

So, you’ll hear Christmas favourites along with other swing and bossa hits – not just Christmas.

For this event, the band will comprise:
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Frank Morgan (bass)
Marek Podstawek (drums)

Saturday 27 May 2019, 7:30-10:30pm
Ringwood RSL
16 Station St, Ringwood 3134

Excellent parking and excellent disabled access.
Train and bus stations are within 100m.

Bookings

Tickets $20 online (until 5pm Friday 26 July)

Booking at: www.trybooking.com/BCNPW 

$25 at the door

Enquiries: (03) 9876 1467

Programme

7:15pm Doors open
7:30pm Show commences
10:30pm Approximate finishing time


Seating
There will be no allocated seating.

Dining

Coffee, cakes, meals and full bar available. 

The bistro is open from noon; bookings (03) 9870 6604. As a guide to prices, a recent menu is here but it might change before our event. The Anzac Bar also has meal deals for around $10 and service is available in the Function Room.

We’re even trying to organise some chestnuts roasting on an open fire – chestnuts aren’t a problem!

With Debbie and Buddy at Farouk’s

Debbie Woodroffe and Buddy Love presented a combined event at Farouk’s Olive, Thornbury with a mix of band members!

Debbie Woodroffe and Buddy Love (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Keith Hughes (saxophone)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Matthew Birtchnell (bass)
Alan Richards (drums)

 

Thanks to Marion Blazé for photos.

 

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Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2014

What a great festival!

Thanks to everyone who played with Kevin: Alex (sax), Andrew Eames (bass), Ann Craig (flute), Anne Hayres (vocals), Ben Hooper (keys), Brian Paulusz (guitar), Chelsea Allen (drums), Colin Garrett (tenor saxophone), Frank O’Brien (bass), Jess Wood (bass), Luella McCormack (vocals), Mark Voogd (drums), Monique Zucco (drums), Nicole Thorne (piano), Simon Atkinson (drums).

To the organisers: congratulations on a great effort. We’d expected to strike problems at the inaugural Castlemaine Jazz Festival but had none. Such a good vibe, too. (Even the weather was great!)

We can only hope that you had enough fun to make it happen again in 2015 – perhaps extending into Monday.

 

Ruskin Park Primary School celebrates 50 years

On Fri, 23 May 2014, Ruskin Park Primary School celebrated its 50th anniversary at Wyreena Gallery: a cocktail party in the atrium to the music of Jazz Notes.

Ann Craig teaches various intruments at Ruskin Park so, naturally, it was to her that they turned for the event’s music.

7:30-11pm

Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
David Taylor (bass)

Wyreena Conservatory Café
13-23 Hull Rd
Croydon 3136

 

Photographs by Marion Blazé

 

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