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Jazz

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Alex & Nilusha - Moments In Time     Jazz, World 16/10/2013
Percussionist Alex Pertout and vocalist Nilusha Dassenaike embraced a contemporary jazz/world sound created in Australia but informed by locations around the globe including their Latin American and South Asian roots.
Creative composition with strong lyrical content featuring masterful performances by established jazz performers, Afro-Latin 6/8 feel

Other tracks by Alex & Nilusha:  Falling  -  The Wind
L.A.A. - Coincidence     Jazz, Instrumental, Live Performance 15/10/2013
Emerging jazz trio based in Melbourne. Original compositions characterised by a lyrical and contemporary sound, with relevance to other musical genres and forms outside of jazz
Instrumental track, live recording by jazz piano trio. Very lyrical and dynamic, solo piano intro, followed by piano and double bass interplay. Reasonably pacey song, beautifully emotive.

Other tracks by L.A.A.:  Waltham Street Blues  -  Untitled
Parissa Bouas - Sad Eyes     Jazz, Retro, World, Rock 01/10/2013
A beautiful blend of Billie Holiday meets Tom Waits in a Parisian nightclub, where Gypsies play songs of love and loss, with a South American twist.
A sultry, gypsy jazz tune, of love & loss, which reached the ISC semi finals and won the coveted Song of the Year and Best Jazz Song categories at the 2012 Dolphin Music Awards. Features saw, velofoon, banjo, feetsband bass, banoneon.

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Other tracks by Parissa Bouas:  Dance With Me  -  The Full Force of the Wind
Alice Humphries - The World Rushes On     Jazz 30/09/2013
Alice Humphries is an award winning jazz composer and arranger. She formed the ensemble Ecila in 2010 to perform and record her music, releasing a debut album in December 2013.
Featuring guitarist Brett Thompson, The World Rushes On takes inspiration from a Haiku by 10th century Japanese poet Izumi Shikibu.

Briana Cowlishaw - Paper Mache City     Jazz, Pop, Soul 18/09/2013
24 year old Briana is a Sydney raised vocalist and composer. Graduated the Australian Institute of Music (BMUS) in 2008, awarded ‘Artstart’ grant by the Australia Council of the Arts.
With influences ranging from Joni Mitchell and James Taylor to painters Rothko and Picasso, Cowlishaw's new sound is a heady brew of contemporary Jazz fused with melodic pop. A voice with a warm and silky timbre, lyrics that ooze honesty and contemplation and melodies that weave beautiful threads.

Jordan C. Thomas - Red Lights     Rock, Swing 10/09/2013
Beatnik Jazz and jump swing with an almost punk energy.
A raw and rocking big band sound with loud horns, loud guitars and gritty vocals about the down at heel side of late night drinking.

Other tracks by Jordan C. Thomas:  Her Name  -  Goin' Up the Hill
Nat Dunn - Fool's Fate     Funk/Soul, Pop, Jazz 07/09/2013
Nat is best known for her vocal chops but in the last couple of years she has developed into a songwriter, producing a sound she affectionately calls “Rock n Soul”.
A soulful track that gets you swaying along with Nat Dunn's heartfelt vocals.

Andrew Dickeson Quintet - Here And Now     Jazz 30/08/2013
Andrew Dickeson Quintet recorded by ArtSound.
Recorded live in ArtSounds studio for the Canberra program 'Friday Night Live'. Casey Golden - Piano, Ed Rodrigues - Drums and Bill Williams - Bass

Casey Golden Trio - Clouded     Jazz 30/08/2013
Casey Golden Trio recorded by ArtSound.
Recorded live in ArtSounds studio for the Canberra program 'Friday Night Live'. Casey Golden - Piano, Ed Rodrigues - Drums and Bill Williams - Bass

Leonie Cohen Trio - Five Sisters     Jazz 30/08/2013
Leonie Cohen Trio recorded by ArtSound.
Written by Leonie Cohen and recorded live at the Gods Cafe in Canberra. Leonie Cohen - Keyboard, Hugh Fraser - Bass and Toby Hall - Drums.

Lucy Sugerman - When I Was Your Man     Pop, Jazz 30/08/2013
ArtSound's 'Friday Night Live Series' recording of Lucy Sugerman.
Lucy Sugerman is an 11 year old singer/songwriter from Canberra who performs with a maturity way beyond her age, here is Lucy in concert doing a rendition of a Bruno Mars song.

Other tracks by Lucy Sugerman:  Simple Words  -  The Futures So Bright
Mark Lockett Trio - Crew Cutt     Jazz 30/08/2013
Mark Lockett Trio recorded by ArtSound FM, Canberra.
Recorded in concert at 'The Loft' in Canberra, the wonderful pared down Jazz of Mark Lockett on Drums, Julian Wilson on Tenor Sax and Alex Bonham on Bass.

Other tracks by Mark Lockett Trio:  Mr Pickles  -  Good Day for a Dog
Niels Rosendahl and Friends - Stella by Starlight     Jazz 30/08/2013
ArtSound's 'Friday Night Live Series' recording of Niels Rosendahl.
Recording from Canberra Saxophonist Niels Rosendahl's farewell concert before leaving to start further studies in the USA. Niels Rosendahl - Tenor Sax, Ben Marston - Trumpet, Luke Sweeting - Organ, Gary France - Drums

Party Gravy - The Kracken     Jazz 30/08/2013
Party Gravy recorded by ArtSound FM, Canberra.
Canberra's own Party Gravy plays thier brand of horn based Jazz with punchy contemporary arrangements. Fasten your seatbelts! Andrew Kimber & Tye Langford - saxes, Mark Slegers & Samuel McNair - Drums, Josh Hart & Patrick Langdon - Trombones, Ax Long - Trum.

Other tracks by Party Gravy:  La Cancion sin Nombre  -  F. Jam
Tico Tico Tango - Libertango     Jazz, World 30/08/2013
Tico Tico Tango recorded by ArtSound FM.
Concert featuring a collaboration between Argentinian Tango master Justo Diaz - Guitar and Vocals and Canberra master musicians Cicilia Kemezys - Flute and Vocals and Anton Wurzer - Accordian. Recorded live in Canberra at ArtSound FM's Studio A

Victor Rufus Reverberation - Wheres One     Jazz 30/08/2013
Concert featuring recent graduates from the ANU School of Music led by Guitarist Victor Rufus recorded for ArtSound.
Concert featuring recent graduates from the ANU School of Music led by Guitarist Victor Rufus, Victor is playing with Luke Sweeting - Piano, Jared Plane - Bass, Henry Rasmussen - Drums and Thomas Sly - Trumpet

Other tracks by Victor Rufus Reverberation:  Too Soon For Ascension
Wanninashvilles - Impossible Possibility     Jazz, Blues 30/08/2013
Wanninashvilles recorded as part of ArtSound's 'Friday Night Live' series.
Canberra band Wanninashvilles are inspired by the early jazz and blues music of the 20's and 30's. Crystal Barreca - Uke & Vocs, Joey Panucci - Guitar & Vocs, Phill Jenkins - Bass, Tim Bowyer - Trumpet, Pat Langdon - Trombone, Mitch Preston - Percussion

Wayne kelly - Romance Is Not Dead     Jazz 30/08/2013
Wayne Kelly recorded as part of ArtSound FM's 'Friday Night Live' series.
Concert for ArtSound FM's Friday Night Live series featuring one of Australia's finest Jazz talents, Canberra Pianist Wayne Kelly playing an original composition. With Wayne is James Luke on Bass and Alex Raupach on Trumpet and Vocals.

Other tracks by Wayne kelly:  Mr Hank Jones  -  Body and Soul
Allan Browne Trio - Leo (Mary Lou Williams)     Jazz, Acoustic 28/08/2013
Lost In The Stars, an album inspired by American Jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams and compelling German composer Karl Stockhausen affiliated here by their Zodiac Suites.
This is the Mary Lou Williams version.
"Sonically, it has an immediacy that erupts from the speakers as though Browne (drums), Marc Hannaford (piano) and new member Sam Pankhurst (bass) have just set up in your living room." John Shand

Other tracks by Allan Browne Trio:  Taurus (Mary Lou Williams)  -  Leo (Karlheinz Stockhausen)
Andrea Keller - Golden Strawberries     Jazz, Atmospheric, Instrumental, Classical 24/08/2013
Jazz pianist and composer Andrea Keller has established herself as an important contributor to Australian jazz and contemporary music. In recent years solo piano has become more prominently featured.
‘Golden Strawberries’ fondly recollects my first meetings with my paternal grandmother, ‘Babička’ in her tiny bedsit flat in Prague when I lived there with my son Jim in 2002. She always grew a pot of strawberries on her small balcony and would send Jim to pick those that had ripened.

Other tracks by Andrea Keller:  Belonging  -  Without Voice