Repartee For Two

Repartee For Two

For over twenty years Perth Grand Dames Ali Bodycoat and Libby Hammer have been gracing Australian stages and refining the craft of their jazz singing. They each boast a respected position in the local jazz world, and as soloists, they hold their own with the world’s best. Tonight, these ‘two glorious local hummingbirds’ join forces…

Corner House Jazz Band

Corner House Jazz Band

Corner House Jazz Band has six members and plays traditional, foot tapping, jazz. The band has been together, with few personnel changes, for over 40 years. The band plays every Friday at the Jazz Cellar, Mount Hawthorn, a venue very popular with an audience of all ages. The Railway Hotel, where the band plays every…

Russell Holmes Trio

Russell Holmes Trio

The Russell Holmes Trio explores the art and essence of the piano trio with their own well-defined flavour and personality. The group possesses a deep groove and stands alone with its own treatment and inimitable expression. Russell’s sensitive style is supported by Karl Florisson on bass and Mike Perkins on drums, creating an interactive, unique…

TrioTrio

TrioTrio

The Trio Trio, formed in 2016, featuring Australian Jazz Stalwarts Harry Mitchell, Ben Vanderwal and Karl Florisson, will be presenting tracks from their recent standards record, Trio Trio 4. The Trio: Harry Mitchell, Ben Vanderwal and Karl Florisson, are individual recipients of Australian Jazz Bell Awards, Aria nominations and Freedman Jazz Fellowship Nominations. Collectively they…

Songs of Spring

Songs of Spring

Spring is here! The days are longer, the weather warmer, and all around us, the earth is teeming with new life. Wildflowers burst into bloom and birds burst into song! Animals emerge from their Wintery dens and as the storms subside, comes the rainbow, a promise in the sky of brighter times ahead…Is there any…

I Am Like The Rain: The Music of Paul Simon

I Am Like The Rain: The Music of Paul Simon

Four of Australia’s leading musicians present their album of reimagined Paul Simon works “I Am Like The Rain: The Music of Paul Simon”. Released in July 2020 on ABC Music, the album features award winning musicians:Allira Wilson: VocalsHarry Mitchell: PianoKarl Florisson: Double BassBen Vanderwal: DrumsHarry Winton: Guitar ‘The Sounds of Silence’, ‘Graceland’, ‘Mrs Robinson’, ‘50…

Gemma Farrell Quintet

Gemma Farrell Quintet

The Gemma Farrell Quintet is Gemma Farrell’s main original project, and was formed when Gemma moved back to Perth in 2013, after six years away. The group had their debut performance for the Perth Jazz Society at the Perth International Jazz Festival in 2015. The group continued to perform around Perth, playing at the Ellington,…

Beans Buma’s Boys of Rhythm

Beans Buma’s Boys of Rhythm

Join hilarious trad-jazz-comedy ensemble Beans Buma’s Boys of Rhythm, a high-octane drove of young mavericks determined to bring you all the raucous jazz-fuelled energy of the Roaring 20s! Founded by trombonist Cameron Buma and described by critics as “definitely a band”, they combine rambunctious trad-jazz and swing rhythms with hilarious on-stage antics.

Adam Hall & The Velvet Playboys

Adam Hall & The Velvet Playboys

Since 2005, Adam Hall and The Velvet Playboys have become somewhat of an institution of the Perth music scene and renowned for their captivating live performances, slick presentation and raw energy. The band’s repertoire is rooted in the Jazz and Rhythm & Blues music of the 40’s and 50’s, inspired by artists such as Louis…