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Jazz

Freeform explorations, swinging big bands or moody instrumentals all
have a home with Amrap Jazz. Don't be a square Daddy-O, dive on into
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Tracks

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Omelette - One For Four     Jazz, Instrumental 27/09/2014
Omelette play an eclectic mix of music – from African folk, to reggae and jazz influenced grooves and original compositions that serve as vehicles for collectively improvised explorations.
Mark was straight in with driving bass and lots of attitude, Ronny joined quickly with a broken groove around the toms and Steve's lusciously dissonant guitar chords added to the mystery. Guttural plunger mute tones of trombone plunge the tune into world lost between skanking reggae and New Orleans dirge.

VanderAa - Ochre Red     Pop, Reggae, Acoustic, Jazz 18/09/2014
Feel the sun shining down on your skin, like the ball of energy it derives from, VanderAa’s Acoustic/Indie/Pop sound radiates fun.
‘Breaking Heart’s’ is inspired by Plato’s philosophical text 'The Symposium'. “According to Greek Mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and heads with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate beings, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves”.


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Damen Samuel - Noah's Ark     Funk/Soul, Roots, Soul, Pop 05/09/2014
Damen Samuel is a Singer-Songwriter of German/Nigerian origins. He is a traveling troubadour who is spreading his soulful and powerful tunes with a guitar and a velvety voice.
A soulful and funky tune, that deals with the state of the world in a rather uplifting way. Imagine Red Hot Chilli Peppers are having lunch with John Butler.

Other tracks by Damen Samuel:  My Way to You
Miss Elm - Bitter Taste     Pop, Jazz, Folk 19/08/2014
Miss Elm is a quirky mixed bag group who have just the prescription for those wanting something refreshing in their music.
The track explores the bitterness of a jilted lover, a discarded relationship, and the feeling you get when somebody just walks away.


The Flumes - Sweet, Sweet Rain     Folk, Soul, Roots, Pop 16/08/2014
Electric Harp pouring out psychedelic melodies over a stylin rhythm section laced with soulful vocals. The Flumes conjure up a lushly funky, dark and sparkling, intoxicating brew.
With a breezy latin flavour, Sweet, Sweet Rain celebrates dancing naked in the rain.

Other tracks by The Flumes:  The Place Is Now  -  Star of the Sea
Steve Clisby - Walking These Streets     Jazz, Soul, Rock, Blues 25/07/2014
From a 50 year career in a world besotted with rock n roll to taking the leap to audition for The Voice while holding true to his musicianship.
“Walking These Streets” is a big, bold statement, coupling his unmistakable, soulful vocal with a driving beat, strings and a funky attitude.

The Terence Koo Trio - Eye of the Tiger     Jazz, Instrumental, Cover Version, Acoustic 19/07/2014
Jazz piano trio from Newcastle, NSW. Terence Koo (piano), Andrew Wallace (Bass), Rob Coxon (Drums).
Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" meets Paul Desmond's "Take 5", (and Take 6, is there was one!). A creative and innovate reinvention of a rock classic.

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Other tracks by The Terence Koo Trio:  Smells Like Teen Spirit  -  Hallelujah
Jim Yamouridis - Body of Proof     Folk, Blues, Jazz 14/07/2014
"Cult artist... a unique singer who can electrify without resorting to the usual box of tricks... yield to the talent and impeccable melancholia of Jim Yamouridis." Rock'n' Folk magazine Feb14
Swing beat, great deep voice and groovy arrangements. RECOMMENDED BY: PBS, MELBOURNE

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Other tracks by Jim Yamouridis:  The True Blue Skies  -  White Linen
Casey Golden Trio - Unmentionable     Jazz 12/07/2014
Casey Golden Trio recorded by Eastside Radio.
This track is a very melodious piece featuring Casey Golden on piano.

Other tracks by Casey Golden Trio:  Library Adjacent
Dahlia Dior - Padam Padam     Jazz, World 12/07/2014
Dahlia Dior recorded by Eastside Radio.
The piece culminates everything that made the Parisian influence on music great.

Other tracks by Dahlia Dior:  Mon Dieu (My God)  -  La Foule
Lauren Lucille - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood     Jazz 12/07/2014
Lauren Lucille recorded by Eastside Radio.
This is a classic Jazz Standard and Lauren does it justice.

Other tracks by Lauren Lucille:  I Put A Spell On You
The Alister Spence Trio - Felt     Jazz 12/07/2014
The Alister Spence Trio recorded by Eastside Radio.
'Felt' is a very melodious piece featuring Alister Spence on piano.

Other tracks by The Alister Spence Trio:  Seventh Song
Collider - A Night on a Roller Coaster Turns a Woman's Hair White     Classical, Jazz 05/07/2014
Collider recorded live at the Triple R Performance Space in July 2012 by Melbourne's 3RRR 102.7FM.
Collider recorded live at the Triple R Performance Space in October 2011 by Melbourne's 3RRR 102.7FM.

Other tracks by Collider:  Breakfast with the Brothers Karamazov  -  Homeland
Stephen Magnusson - Untitled Improvisation     Jazz 05/07/2014
Stephen Magnusson recorded live at the Triple R Performance Space in July 2012 by Melbourne's 3RRR 102.7FM.
Stephen Magnusson recorded live at the Triple R Performance Space in March 2012 by Melbourne's 3RRR 102.7FM.

The Royal Jelly Dixieland Band - The Royal Jelly Romp     Jazz 05/07/2014
The Royal Jelly Dixieland Band recorded live at the Triple R Performance Space in July 2012 by Melbourne's 3RRR 102.7FM.
The Royal Jelly Dixieland Band recorded live at the Triple R Performance Space in August 2012 by Melbourne's 3RRR 102.7FM.

Other tracks by The Royal Jelly Dixieland Band:  Supernatural  -  Drinking from the Watering Hole
Vince Jones: The Monash Sessions - Union Man     Jazz 01/07/2014
Vince Jones' joins the esteemed artists who have recorded with the Sir Zelman Cowan School of Music at Monash University. An Australian musical icon who has influenced legions of singers.
This Vince Jones fan favourite has been arranged by Jordan Murray and includes a performance by the talented Monash University Vocal Ensemble (Directed by Jacqueline Gawler).

Jex Saarelaht Trio - Closing     Jazz, Instrumental 27/06/2014
Pianist-composer Saarelaht, best known as leader of long-running trio, debuted his quartet with saxophonist Julien Wilson at Wangaratta Jazz 2007. Personnel has settled to include Philip Rex and Niko Schäuble.
Closing (commissioned by a Sydney cardio-thoracic surgeon for use during operations)

Marlene Cummins - The Blues it Knows Your Name     Blues/Roots, Jazz 14/05/2014
Marlene knows the blues from an Aboriginal woman’s perspective. Koori Woman Blues is a biographical journey and Marlene's story is one of vulnerability, strength and survival, and laced with humour.
The Blues it Knows Your Name was inspired by Marlene's life and written for her by long time music colleague and friend Murray Cook.

Other tracks by Marlene Cummins:  Some Kind of Wonderful feat. Jerome Smith  -  Koori Woman
Stella - Mauriciens en Australie/Mauritians in Australia     World, Dance, Atmospheric, Ambience 10/05/2014
A multi lingual singer/songwriter who performs all genre with passion and a unique style that makes you want to dance, laugh, cry and reminisce about life & love
This song is about growing up in Australia as a migrant from Mauritius and trying to balance traditions, adapting to the Australian way of life as well as fusing cultures. The heckler in the background is making fun of keeping the culture.
Make you want to get up & dance

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Other tracks by Stella:  Gone Too Soon  -  Beautiful Day
Adam Dunning - Ordinary (feat. ChanCé)     World, Jazz, Ethnic 29/04/2014
The "Voice of Summer" (BBC).Blessed with outstanding reviews worldwide, his originals are melodic and relaxed, known for their freedom and nature themes. Solar, Bossa Nova,and the sun and moon.
Passion, love and the human spirit precedes any form of social control. Adam Dunning partners with Turkish singer ChanCé for a different kind of Dunning song. Recorded in Istanbul in 2014, the song portrays freedom in from a raw, natural, instinctive angle.