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COLLABORATIONS

Saturday 29th  April 2017

Time: 9:30 pm

 

Over the years Bob has enjoyed joining outstanding VIctorian icon singer songwriter Kerri Simpson and her band for many a performance. Kerri knows New Orleans jazz, soul and gospel music because she’s been there and sung with the best of them. Add to this the dynamic Jerome Smith soulful vocal sounds of Jerome Smith, who has worked with the who’s who of American soul acts before settling here in Australia.

 

Kerri Simpson’s band is Dean Addison, double bass, Mark Grunden, drums. Bob will be joined by his musical partner, the astounding Mal Sedergreen on saxophone.

 

Venue: Paris Cat, 6 Goldie Place,

Melbourne

Tickets: $25/$20

Bookings: Tel: 9416 4540

 

 

BLOW AT THE HORN

Thursday 4th May 2017

Time: 8:30 pm

 

 

With Bob, Gareth, Ian, Peter and a guest drummer.

 

 

Venue: The Horn, 20 Johnston Street Collingwood

Tickets: No cover charge

Bookings: Tel: 9417 4670 http://www.thehorncafe.com.au

 

 

LIZ TOBIAS QUARTET

Ella Fitzgerald Tribute (Boston/NYC Based)

Friday 5th May 2017

Time: 9:00 pm doors open for 9:30 pm showtime (9:30-11:45 pm)

 

 

Girl, You can sing!! You got Gumbo! (Quincy Jones)

Described as a "breath of fresh air on the world jazz stage," Liz Tobias comes to us directly from the Sydney Opera where she is performing for the Ella Fitzgerald 100th birthday celebration as part of this Ella Tribute International Tour. A seasoned performer on the International jazz music scene, Liz has more recently dug into the NYC jazz scene with her loveable presence and stunning voice.

This multi-award winning, singer-songwriter took first place in the International Jazz Voicingers Competition (Poland) in 2009 and was ranked 3rd in the prestigious National Jazz Awards (Australia) during 2012 and came first place in Lithuania's Jazz Voices competition in 2014. She is Artist in Residence at the famous Massachusetts Institute of Technology (aka. MIT) and a teaching fellow at the prestigious New England Conservatory where she is completing her Doctorate of Musical Arts (Jazz Voice). 

On the centenary of her birthday, Liz Tobias and Bob Sedergreen celebrate the life and the music of one of the most profound vocalists to have graced the jazz world - Ella Fitzgerald.

This will be a night to remember. Line Up:Liz Tobias – Vocals, Bob Sedergreen – Piano, Annette Yates – Bass, Marshall Clark - Drums 

Venue: Paris Cat, 6 Goldie Place,

Melbourne

Tickets: from $30

Bookings: http://www.pariscat.com.au

More info: mamajazz.com.au

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https://soundcloud.com/liz-tobias

 

 

 

 

 

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE

Sunday 7th  May 2017

Time: 7:00 pm

 

 

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE with Enushu-vocals, Peter Harper-Tenor Saxophone, Ian Dixon-Flugelhorn, Zac Lister-Guitar, Chris Frangou-Bass, Nui Moon-Percussion, James Davies-drums, Liam ‘The Monk’ Monkhouse-MC and Bob Sedergreen- keyboards.

 

Venue: The Horn, 20 Johnston Street Collingwood

Tickets: No cover charge

Bookings: Tel: 9417 4670http://www.thehorncafe.com.au

 

 

STONNINGTON JAZZ FESTIVAL 2017

An Australian Jazz Legacy – Opening Gala: Powerful, enigmatic and inspiring

Thursday 11th May 2017

Time: 8:00 – 10:00 pm

 

 

We invite you to join us in celebrating the opening of Stonnington Jazz 2017. In a moving celebration of Australian music established and emerging artists unite to pay homage to the icons of home grown jazz. Hear a range of genres within the jazz echelon from swing to fusion to contemporary.  Expect repertoire from artists including Allan Browne, Georgia Lee, Don Burrows, Kerrie Biddell, Vince Jones, Alan Lee and more, re-interpreted for big band jazz orchestra.

Music Director - Andrew Murray

Award winning bandleader, educator and composer Andrew Murray returns to Stonnington Jazz to arrange and direct The Australian Jazz Legacy show with his band ATM15.

Special guests

Sandy Evans – Tenor and Soprano Saxophone 

Saxophonist, composer, multi-award winner (including ARIA, AIR, APRA and Bell Awards), PhD Graduate and Order of Australia Medallist, Sandy has cemented her place as an icon of Australian contemporary and improvised music. 

Bob Sedergreen – Piano 

Highly respected elder of the Australian music community Bob’s inimitable piano playing is part of modern jazz folklore. Having appeared in concert with all time greats such as Dizzy Gillespie and Milt Jackson, Bob has shaped the next generation of Australian artists leading the Stonnington Youth Jazz Initiative and working as a jazz educator.

Kristin Berardi – Vocals  

Brisbane-based vocalist and composer returns to Stonnington Jazz for one appearance only. Her extraordinary vocal talents have seen her receive multiple ARIA, Bell and APRA awards, win the Shure International Jazz Vocal competition and the National Jazz Prize.

Nat Grant – Vibraphone 

PhD graduate, percussionist and freelance artist Nat Grant has worked as a performer and composer across the puppetry, theatre, film, animation and dance mediums.

Thando – Vocals

  As one of Melbourne’s most exciting new artists, Thando’s incredible voice and stage presence has seen her tread the boards in stage productions including Dream Girls and The Color Purple.

Olivia Chindamo – Vocals 

 2016 Bell Award “Young Jazz Artist of the Year” winner and recipient of James Morrison’s Generation In Jazz Scholarship, Olivia represents the new guard of Australian jazz vocals.

Theo Carbo – Guitar

Winner of the Pat Gorrigan Scholarship, Theo recorded his debut jazz album at age 13 at the James Morrison studios Sydney in 2014.

Venue: Malvern Town Hall, Cnr Glenferrie & Malvern Rds, Malvern Vic 3144

Tickets: $35 - $50

Bookings: Tel: 8290 1333

 

 

ADDIS ABABA TO MELBOURNE – THE BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE, PAPA CHANGO AND DJ SYSTA BB

Friday 12th May 2017

Time: 8:00 pm

 

 

For one special evening, two of Australia’s most exciting Ethiopian jazz ensembles transport you on an international jazz journey.  Dance all night to hypnotic African influenced grooves.

 

The Black Jesus Experience performs an irresistibly danceable blend of traditional Ethiopian song with 21st century grooves, hip-hop and funk.  The eight-piece ensemble have toured internationally, including appearances at Glastonbury Festival and collaborated with the father of Ethio-Jazz, Mulata Astatke, for their recent album Cradle of Humanity.

 

Papa Chango deliver subterranean trance-like movements of afro-funk mashed up with psychedelic guitar lines and scatterings of broken brass.  Featuring their newest member Nat Grant on vibraphone and percussion, the band let their Ethio-jazz influences take hold on their new album Lost Moon of Bellaris that explores the darkness of space and the lightness of life.

 

Venue: Melbourne Bowling Club, 138 Union St, Windsor Vic 3181

Tickets: $22

Bookings: 03 9510 5321

 

 

BOB SEDERGREEN AND FRIENDS

Saturday 13th May 2017

Time: 8:00 – 10:00 pm

 


Singer, songwriter, guitarist Geoff Allan's music cleverly blends contemporary styles with memorable melodies that lend themselves to jazz performances. This together with Allan’s fearless vocal deliveries makes for a perfect working partnership with Jazz legend Bob Sedergreen who remains free to improvise free of constraints.

As well as original material they will always include some well-known standards They have tested this partnership at numerous gigs and festivals. Sedergreen & Allan invite audiences to share their journey at the Lido Jazz Room, with prominent bassist Gareth Hill and the committed drumming of longtime Melbourne identity, Gordon Pendleton

 

Venue: Lido Jazz Room, 1/675 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn Vic

Tickets: $25/$20

Bookings: Tel: 03 8658 0000 or www.lidocinemas.com.

Bookings essential : this is a small room. Book early to avoid disappointment.

 

 

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE

Sunday 14th May 2017

Time: 7:00 pm

 

 

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE with Enushu-vocals, Peter Harper-Tenor Saxophone, Ian Dixon-Flugelhorn, Zac Lister-Guitar, Chris Frangou-Bass, Nui Moon-Percussion, James Davies-drums, Liam ‘The Monk’ Monkhouse-MC and Bob Sedergreen- keyboards.

 

Venue: The Horn, 20 Johnston Street Collingwood

Tickets: No cover charge

Bookings: Tel: 9417 4670 http://www.thehorncafe.com.au

 

 

BLOW AT THE HORN

Thursday 18th May 2017

Time: 8:30 pm

 

 

With Bob, Gareth, Ian, Peter and a guest drummer.

 

 

Venue: The Horn, 20 Johnston Street Collingwood

Tickets: No cover charge

Bookings: Tel: 9417 4670 http://www.thehorncafe.com.au

 

 

NYLIPIDGI: MONASH ART ENSEMBLE

Album Launch

Friday 19th May 2017

Time: 7:15 pm

 


The ancestor creates his land again, makes spears, hunts, weaves, dissolves into the wind and leaves us in the form of a plover.

The Monash Art Ensemble – a project of Monash University’s Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music – join forces with the Young Wagilak Group of South East Arnhem Land to premiere a new multi-movement suite by Paul Grabowsky titled Nyilipidgi (ABC Records).

Blending the musical heritage of Australia’s first people with contemporary composition and improvisation, this collaboration celebrates the reconciliatory power of music and features master musicians Daniel Ngukurr Boy Wilfred and David Yipinni Wildred.

 Support band is The Stonnington Youth Jazz Initiative (SYJI) led by Bob Sedergreen and Gordon Pendleton, and special guests Peter Harper -saxophone, Mal Sedergreen – saxophone, Ian Dixon – trumpet  and Gareth Hill –bass.

 

Venue: Malvern Town Hall, Cnr Glenferrie & Malvern Rds, Malvern Vic 3144

Tickets: $25

Bookings: 8290 1333

 

 

JAZZ JAMMIN’ ON GLENFERRIE RD

-      With Afronics, Stonnington Youth Jazz Initiative

Saturday 20th May 2017

Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm

 

 

Gather the kids and the young at heart for a family friendly jazz foray. Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of activities featuring live music, sumptuous food and local talent. For a different kind of Saturday workout join the Afrobics session and dance to afro-beat inspired big band jazz.

Sit back and enjoy local jams courtesy of Malvern’s own music schools and witness the new guard of Australian jazz courtesy of the Stonnington Youth Jazz Initiative.

Presented by Glenferrie Road Malvern Business Association.

Venue: Malvern Town Hall, Cnr Glenferrie & Malvern Rds, Malvern Vic 3144

Tickets: Free

Bookings:

 

 

THE JAZZ AGE LAWN PARTY CLOSING EVENT

Featuring the Jack Earle Big Band, Stonnington Brass Band, The Stonnington Youth Jazz Initiative and 1929 Studios Dancers

Sunday 21st May 2017

Time: 11:30 am – 5:00 pm

 

 

Bring your family, friends, pets and best dancing shoes to Grattan Gardens and join the Jazz Age Lawn Party. With a jam-packed afternoon of music and entertainment, stretch out in the sunshine and help us wrap up Stonnington Jazz 2017 in style.

The Stonnington Brass Band will bring their majestic and powerful sound; the Stonnington Youth Jazz Initiative will showcase the new generation in Australian music and The Jack Earle Big Band will amaze with their stunning swing-era inspired compositions. Speaking of swing, the 1929 Studios dancers will show the crowd some classic moves to get you up and grooving.

Venue: Grattan Gardens, Greville St, Prahran, Vic 3181

Tickets: Free

Bookings:

 

 

BRUNSWICK STREET TO BOURBON STREET

Saturday 27th May 2017

Time: 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm for showtime 7:00 – 8:40 pm)

 


The ongoing collaboration between pianists Bob Sedergreen and Adam Rudegeair returns to the Paris Cat. Celebrating the energy and intensity of the music born in New Orleans, “B2B” will perform tunes from their 2015 live album, plus jazz standards, classic New Orleans repertoire and a smattering of originals.

Bob and Adam will be aided and abetted by Thom Mitchell on drums and Adam Spiegl on bass. Guaranteed to be a highly spontaneous and hard-swinging affair.

https://adamrudegeair.bandcamp.com/album/bourbon-st-to-brunswick-st-live-at-the-paris-cat

Venue: Paris Cat, 6 Goldie Place,

Melbourne

Tickets: from $25

Bookings: http://www.pariscat.com.au

 

 

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE

Saturday 27th May 2017

Time: 10:00 pm

 

 

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE with Enushu-vocals, Peter Harper-Tenor Saxophone, Ian Dixon-Flugelhorn, Zac Lister-Guitar, Chris Frangou-Bass, Nui Moon-Percussion, James Davies-drums, Liam ‘The Monk’ Monkhouse-MC and Bob Sedergreen- keyboards.

 

Venue: Night Cat, 141 Johnston St, Fitzroy Vic

Tickets: No cover charge

Bookings: Tel: 9417 0090

 

 

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE

Sunday 28th May 2017

Time: 7:00 pm

 

 

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE with Enushu-vocals, Peter Harper-Tenor Saxophone, Ian Dixon-Flugelhorn, Zac Lister-Guitar, Chris Frangou-Bass, Nui Moon-Percussion, James Davies-drums, Liam ‘The Monk’ Monkhouse-MC and Bob Sedergreen- keyboards.

 

Venue: The Horn, 20 Johnston Street Collingwood

Tickets: No cover charge

Bookings: Tel: 9417 4670 http://www.thehorncafe.com.au

 

 

BLOW AT THE HORN

Thursday 1st June 2017

Time: 8:30 pm

 

 

With Bob, Gareth, Ian, Peter and Ted Vining.

 

 

Venue: The Horn, 20 Johnston Street Collingwood

Tickets: No cover charge

Bookings: Tel: 9417 4670 http://www.thehorncafe.com.au

 

 

BOB SEDERGREEN AND FRIENDS

The Ultimate Jam Session – Melbourne International Jazz Festival Event

Friday 2nd June 2017

Time: 7:30 – 8:40 pm

 


Join us as we present two of Melbourne’s most accomplished horn players, Mal Sedergreen on sax and Adrian Sherriff on trombone as they meet ‘The Horn” Rhythm Section, Bob Sedergreen on piano, Gareth Hill bass and Mark Voogd, drums.

Enjoy as the band stretches out, improvising in depth on classic jazz standards. These musicians have all worked together in various groups before and the night will blaze with intensity.

 

Venue: Lido Jazz Room, 1/675 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn Vic

Tickets: $25/$20

Bookings: Tel: 03 8658 0000 orwww.lidocinemas.com.

Bookings essential : this is a small room.  Book early to avoid disappointment.

 

 

 

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE

Sunday 4th June 2017

Time: 7:00 pm

 

 

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE with Enushu-vocals, Peter Harper-Tenor Saxophone, Ian Dixon-Flugelhorn, Zac Lister-Guitar, Chris Frangou-Bass, Nui Moon-Percussion, James Davies-drums, Liam ‘The Monk’ Monkhouse-MC and Bob Sedergreen- keyboards.

 

Venue: The Horn, 20 Johnston Street Collingwood

Tickets: No cover charge

Bookings: Tel: 9417 4670 http://www.thehorncafe.com.au

 

 

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