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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
these hep cats.

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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
Evan Silva - Still Missing You     Funk/Soul 24/08/2013
Pro R&B Soul Jazz Latin Groove style songwriter /singer ...Session Singer also.
Great soul groove..

Other tracks by Evan Silva:  For You  -  You Dance I Sing
Charlotte Emily - Dreamstealer     Pop, Folk, Acoustic, Easy Listening 16/08/2013
With a cheery demeanor, infectious songs and an extraordinary band, Charlotte Emily is guaranteed to leave you with your feet tapping and your lips infectiously upturned.
Fresh, catchy, cheeky and infectious, "Dreamstealer" throws a different light on the end of a relationship. Upbeat, with glockenspiel in tow, "Dreamstealer" is bound to leave you with a smile!

Other tracks by Charlotte Emily:  Joking  -  Bad Attitude
Quentin Angus - Perception     Jazz, World 13/08/2013
"Fresh, sophisticated, vibrant and formidable"- All About Jazz, "The future of jazz composition"- Paul Williams (ASCAP), "Stellar Playing"- John Abercrombie, "Jazz guitar prodigy"- John McBeath (The Australian).
An impressionistic piano introduction, leading into a soft, melancholy and melodic theme, before building to enter a hard hitting unison riff section. A bass and drum feature follows before the song tapers of, slowly building again to finish with a bang.

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Other tracks by Quentin Angus:  Red and Yellow  -  Restoration
Darth Vegas - Space Sounds     Rock, Atmospheric, Psychedelic, Hardcore 10/08/2013
The soundtrack for a cult B-grade film about an opium-addicted ghost falling in love with a four-breasted robot, set against a war between vampire-gypsies and surf-­loving ninjas from outer space.
The first single from Brainwashing For Dirty Minds, Space Sounds is a musical adventure into outer space, full of synths, kooky horn fanfares and effected vocals. Part Space Odyssey, part Space Oddity, and just that tiny bit MacArthur Park..?

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Other tracks by Darth Vegas:  Vindaloo Boogaloo  -  A Night To Dismember
Resurgence - You Never Forget Love     Jazz, Soul, Pop 10/08/2013
Mark Isaacs’ Resurgence project has attracted two ARIA Award nominations and tours widely. Joining the stunning line-up of featured Australian instrumental talent is brilliant young Australian vocalist Briana Cowlishaw.
Beautiful ballad, soulful lyrics, gorgeous playing.

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Other tracks by Resurgence:  You Never Forget Love (extended mix)  -  New Lives