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Jazz

Freeform explorations, swinging big bands or moody instrumentals all
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Penelope Sai - Diamonds Are Forever     Jazz, Soundtrack (Film Related), Soul 07/02/2015
Some Kind of Dream is a lush album capturing the exquisite fleeting moments between sleep and wakefulness; the midnight borderland of a lover’s whisper and glimpses of star-shot skies...
Diamonds Are Forever is the theme tune to the James Bond film. this version is dark and sexy with a rhumba/latin feel and killer latin horn.

Other tracks by Penelope Sai:  Adrien's Imaginings  -  How It Ends
C.W. Stoneking - Get On The Floor     Blues/Roots, Folk, Swing 30/01/2015
Gone are the sepia-toned tales of marooned adventures found on the ARIA Award winning Jungle Blues, this time replaced with the latest invention in the world of C.W. Stoneking, electricity!
The first track to be released from this album, its a fast paced, call-and-response dance floor filler!

Other tracks by C.W. Stoneking:  The Thing I Done  -  The Zombie
Liza Ohlback - Trouble Going Down     Jazz, Blues, Live Performance 17/01/2015
Originally from Tasmania Liza grew up in a musical family and developed a love of Gospel music at a very young age, singing with her mothers singing group.
The Liza Ohlback band performed Trouble Going Down live at The Manly Fig in Sydney Australia in November 2013. The performance was recorded by Andrew Goodman-Jones of RNBLive, Radio Northern Beaches.

Other tracks by Liza Ohlback:  I Didn't See It Coming  -  Best You Move On
Hetty Kate & Dan Gaskin - Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered     Classical, Live Performance 14/01/2015
Hetty Kate on vocals & Dan Gaskin on Piano perform live in the studios of Melbourne's 3MBS.
Hetty Kate & Dan Gaskin perform Richard Rogers's Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered live in the studios of Melbourne's 3MBS.

Other tracks by Hetty Kate & Dan Gaskin:  The Thrill is Gone
Allan Zavod & James Clark - On Green Dolphin Street     Jazz, Classical, Live Performance 10/01/2015
Allan Zavod, piano & James Clark, double bass with On Green Dolphin Street. The pair are recorded live at the studios of 3MBS in Melbourne.
Allan Zavod on piano & James Clark on double bass perform Miles Davis', On Green Dolphin Street live at the studios of 3MBS in Melbourne.

Other tracks by Allan Zavod & James Clark:  The Nearness of You
Andrea Keller - Belonging (live)     Jazz, Live Performance 10/01/2015
Andrea Keller, jazz pianist and composer, has established herself as a noteworthy and highly regarded contributor to Australian jazz and contemporary music.
Andrea Keller performs his own song 'Belonging'. live at the studios of Melbourne's 3MBS.

The Escalators - Hide and Seek     Reggae/Dub 19/12/2014
More grooves than a record store.The Escalators tip their fedoras to the sophistication of Swing, grooves of Detroit, the rhythmic pulse of Jamaica, & the funk of New Orleans.
A swinging reggae pulse carries this catchy tune along. The childish innocence of the title underscores the theme: grown-ups in love who are holding something back in their relationship.

ON TOUR
AUG-SEP
NSW/QLD

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Other tracks by The Escalators:  My Favourite Things  -  The Girl From Ipanema
Bat Country - Tornado Alley     Jazz, Instrumental, Pop, Experimental 17/12/2014
Bat Country is a Melbourne based instrumental trio that combines group interaction with eclectic composition and intricate arrangements to elicit immersive and surrealist landscapes.
Tornado Alley uses very strict compositional frameworks and aggressive improvisation sections to conjure an immersive landscape.

Other tracks by Bat Country:  Sun & Sea  -  Montage
Cameron James Henderson - Love Is Gone (Australia Blues)     Blues/Roots, Soul 12/12/2014
Cameron James Henderson plays the blues. Cameron's music is heavily influenced by the blues greats, whilst sounding current and unique to a modern generation of blues listeners.
Driven by a funky blues riff and fat groove, this song laments Australia's selfish nature of late in relation to people from elsewhere, e.g. our treatment and approach to asylum seekers and our cutting of foreign aid.

Other tracks by Cameron James Henderson:  Landslide Blues  -  Angry Man
LS Philosophy - The Comeback     Funk/Soul, Jazz 26/11/2014
LS Philosophy is a high energy, groove-based band with elements of funk, rock and acid jazz. It draws on influences from artists such as The Brand New Heavies and Jamiroquai.
The Comeback is a story about getting back on your feet after enduring hardship. The song opens with a warm piano, bass and drum groove, building in layers to a powerful finale. Real horns and vocal harmonies add sonic appeal to this soulful composition.

Other tracks by LS Philosophy:  Don't Know You  -  Letting Me Down
Paul Spurling - August     Jazz, Instrumental, Soundtrack (Film Related), Atmospheric 26/11/2014
Paul Spurling is a Melbourne-based composer and pianist. His widescreen jazz-tinged instrumental tracks are highly melodic, deeply melancholic and ultimately uplifting.
'August' is a wistful and cinematic composition, with Paul's Joni Mitchell-like piano (think 'Blue'-era) and lurking cello lines courtesy of Melbourne's Jesse Martin.

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Other tracks by Paul Spurling:  Library  -  There Is Another
Frances Madden - If This Were A Dream     Jazz, Pop 19/11/2014
Frances has become one of Sydney’s most exciting and in-demand ‘popular jazz’ artists. Described by ABC Classic FM’s Mal Stanley as ‘one to watch’.
Easy flowing, enjoyable swing with clever lyrics and engaging harmonies. A very natural style.

Other tracks by Frances Madden:  Dear Mr Nick
The Ska Vendors - Feelin' Fine     Jazz, Ska 15/11/2014
Melbourne nine-piece, The Ska Vendors, release their first single.
The Ska Vendors, flame keepers of ska and rocksteady in Melbourne
for the last 10 years plus will finally deliver their debut album “Feelin’ Fine”, with the title song release as the first single off the record.

Out of Abingdon - Three Piece Suit     Jazz, Acoustic, Easy Listening, Live Performance 31/10/2014
Accomplished in their artistry...Tina’s ethereal vocals and groove laden double bass, accompanied by Warwick’s fearless, expressive guitar and vocals translate into a full-bodied combination of jazz, blues and ballads.
'Three Piece Suit' is a slightly cheeky ode to tango and love at first sight. It features male and female vocals with intertwining lyrics and upbeat rhythmic guitar and double bass melodies weaving the song together.
The video features a stunning and sultry tango dance scene!

ON TOUR
AUG-SEPT
NSW

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Other tracks by Out of Abingdon:  Come On Home  -  Keep On Loving You
Sarah McKensie - That's It, I Quit!     Jazz 31/10/2014
ARIA Award-winning singer-pianist-composer Sarah McKenzie returns with a stunning new recording ‘We Could Be Lovers’, to be released on October 31 through ABC Music/Universal.
‘We Could Be Lovers’ boasts some of the finest music to come out of the international jazz scene in recent years. ‘That’s It, I Quit!’, one of Sarah’s most appealing new compositions, combines catchy rhythms and tight groove in an irresistible combination.

Black Jesus Experience - Ichilalo     World, Hip Hop, Jazz, African 29/10/2014
Afro-Jazz, funk and poetic rap form a mystic brew of intoxicating grooves taking traditional Ethiopian forms into a new era for ears and rears.
A light-hearted and uplifting tale of the journey from Ethiopia to inner-city Melbourne.

Other tracks by Black Jesus Experience:  Migration  -  Ethiobop
Shol - Don't Know     Jazz 29/10/2014
This uniquely Australian ensemble explores ranges of emotions and sounds, creating from the musicians' hearts and minds, melodic themes of free jazz to world music, soul funk and bold improvisations.
This piece was named Don't Know, as after it was written someone asked me what its name was and I replied "Don't Know". He replied, "That's a good name" so the name stuck. My homage to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. Up tempo modern jazz.

Other tracks by Shol:  Inner Sense of Beauty  -  A Journey Within
Lauren Lucille - Tuk Tuk     Jazz, Funk 04/10/2014
Lauren is a story teller and with her soothing and soaring voice, she tells tales of her inner most secrets. She's blessed with a magnificent voice and writes solid songs.
This track has no lyrics. It's latin/funk/jazz and it's just a fun song that reminds me of the tuk tuk rides in India

Other tracks by Lauren Lucille:  Words Fly Out The Window
Nicola Milan - Crazy     Jazz, Pop, Electronic, Swing 01/10/2014
Alluring, seductive and cheeky, Nicola Milan’s music is a bohemian melting pot of swing, Celtic, Latin and blues mixed with modern grooves and wrapped up in Nicola’s silky vocals.
A riotous fusion of jazz pop mixing 1920's swing with electronic elements and modern grooves. A fresh sound and super catchy.

The Dawn Chorus - Plain Song     Blues/Roots, Blues, Jazz, Soul 30/09/2014
The Dawn Chorus have toured nationally, sharing the stage with the likes of Donovan Frankenrieter, Bonjah and You Am I they have toured the US and played Woodford Folk Festival
Blues meets jazz with roots influences.