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Jazz

Freeform explorations, swinging big bands or moody instrumentals all
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Tracks

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Violet - (wo)man     Pop, Blues, Jazz 31/05/2017
Violet is a 20 year-old vocalist & producer from Sydney who makes 'cinematic-sadcore'. Last year she amassed attention with her track ‘Ivory’, receiving substantial airplay on Triple J Unearthed.
Violet’s latest single '(wo)man’ explores the unequal treatment of women throughout history and the subtle ways our culture still instills this inequality today, in-particular the way some women are treated when in positions of authority.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Aeron Clark, Edge Radio, Hobart (TAS)

Other tracks by Violet:  1995
Jim Brodie - The Best Man     Country, Acoustic, Easy Listening, Alternative Country 01/05/2017
I look forward to sharing my music with you and hope you feel the songs like I do. If so, I know I will have achieved my goal
The Best Man is a song written about my father and the relationship I have with my sons. It will inspire feelings you have with your own father and family.

Other tracks by Jim Brodie:  Hold My Hand  -  Feel Fine
Brenton Foster - First Day     Jazz, Instrumental, Easy Listening, Live Performance 28/04/2017
Brenton Foster is a Melbourne based vocalist, pianist and composer. Joined by some of Melbourne's finest improvisers and musicians, his compositions span the divide between jazz, cinematic and singer-songwriter aesthetics.
First Day - yellow.

A lyrical, evocative dedication to a jaundice-tinged loved one.

2017 THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Jazz Album 'The Nature of Light'

Other tracks by Brenton Foster:  mx  -  Juniper
Zoe K - Put It Down     Funk/Soul, Jazz 21/04/2017
With a new album recorded in both New Orleans and Melbourne, Zoe K’s new album is a welcome dose of old school substance and style.
This track features Mister Goldfinger aka Ray Angry who performs along side The Roots. The track is a crossover of soul meets a little bit of smooth jazz, written after a failed attempt of eye connect with a stranger on a Melbourne tram, Zoe wants us to put the phone down and notice her!

ON TOUR
APRIL/MAY
VIC/NSW

Other tracks by Zoe K:  Yes, I'm Leaving  -  Glad I stayed
Hue Blanes - Fernando     Jazz, Acoustic, Live Performance 14/04/2017
Piano fiend and enigmatic genius singer-songwriter, Hue Blanes.It is like Father John Misty, Jeff Buckley, Bach and David Foster Wallace all having an existential crisis in a room somewhere.
“It's about a troubled world famous soccer player and what I may have in common with him. I was wondering if hugely successful sports players suffered loneliness and anxiety and when I read a story about one of my favourite players - Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima from Brazil -

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Other tracks by Hue Blanes:  Four leaf clover  -  The owl and the field mouse
Tamil Rogeon - The Splendour (feat. Bobby Valentine)     Funk/Soul, Pop, Jazz, Roots 14/04/2017
Melbourne violinist/composer from The RAah Project, Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda, True Live. Composed for Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Aloe Blacc (separately!). Projects supported by Gilles Peterson (BBC), The Guardian, etc
For fans of Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Cinematic Orchestra, Bernard Hermann, Henry Mancini, Antonio Carlos Jobim.

Played by Gilles Peterson. Features Bobby Valentine, Doug de Vries, Orchestra Victoria + percussion recorded in Brazil.

LP/CD launch @ The Night Cat 28.04 w/ Allysha Joy (30/70), Australian Youth Orchestra + guests Krakatau and Prequel.

Other tracks by Tamil Rogeon:  Jealousy (feat. Raashan Ahmad)  -  Mid Morning (feat. Orchestra Victoria)
Ted Vining Trio - All Roads Lead to Chatswood     Jazz, Instrumental 06/04/2017
Ted Vining has recorded with Alan Lee, Don Burrows, Bob Gebert, Bernie McGann, Brian Brown, etc. He has had a wealth of experience both on and off the jazz stage.
Frenetic improv - a journey to Chatswood!

Other tracks by Ted Vining Trio:  Dolphin Dance
Ted Vining Tony Gould Lyndon Gray - For Roger (Frampton)     Jazz 06/04/2017
Ted Vining has had a wealth of experience both on and off the jazz stage.Tony Gould is one of Australia’s most respected musicians. Lyndon Gray performs music beyond jazz.
3 piece improv - a tribute to the late great Roger Frampton

Other tracks by Ted Vining Tony Gould Lyndon Gray:  For Brownie (Brian Brown)
Arpier - Down     Pop, Jazz 24/03/2017
Led from the back, Brisbane based three piece Arpier are bringing jazz-pop to the front.
A song about sabotaging a relationship you don't feel you are worthy of.

Dave Graney and Clare Moore - How Long Does The Raunch?     Pop, Rock, Jazz, Psychedelic 24/03/2017
Dave Graney and Clare Moore played in the Moodists in the 80s and then Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes and now Dave Graney and the mistLY.
Starts with jazz guitar chords and vocals. Then Drum Machine, Vibes, Marimba and electric guitar.
Over stimulation. Modern life is demanding. Filling a dude with images and feels, emotions dragged and pulled out, demanded.

Other tracks by Dave Graney and Clare Moore:  I'm Never Off
Justine Bradley - Oriana     Jazz, Acoustic, Soul, Folk 24/03/2017
I am a musician, singer, songwriter, vocal teacher, voice coach, choir director, healer, creative artist etc. Currently in the Justine Bradley Band (16 years) who I made this album with.
We have been playing music together for 16 years, which has created a tremendous amount of respect, love and musical freedom. So we decided to record all tracks live in the studio, capturing that magic and add featured artists as required. This is the feature track describing aspects of life.

Other tracks by Justine Bradley:  Wonder  -  Cry For Mercy
Harry Mitchell - Malade     Jazz, Instrumental, World 21/03/2017
Harry Mitchell is a young pianist from Perth WA, who writes new instrumental music for his band to record and perform across WA and the rest the of the country.
I wrote this song whilst sick with Glandular fever.

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Other tracks by Harry Mitchell:  The Absentee  -  Janda
Marguerite Montes - All The Time In The World     Jazz, World, Country 14/03/2017
Marguerite's songs will spirit you away to warm and beautiful places as the sun after a long cold winter... Peter Urquhart’s passionate and sublime violin is the prefect accompaniment.
All the time in the world is a beautiful song which took shape in the studio. It was improvised on the spot in the recording session. What you hear is what happened in the moment.

Other tracks by Marguerite Montes:  Navegar  -  Big Beautiful smile
stackhat - Nostalgix Feat. Godriguez     Hip Hop, Jazz 14/03/2017
Stackhat is an absurdly passionate exploration of abstract sound, unadulterated self-expression and raw emotional exhibitionism.
An slow exploration of instrumental story-telling

Sophie Hutchings - The Road     Jazz, Ambience, Instrumental, Experimental 07/03/2017
Compared with Max Richter, Dustin O’Halloran and Nils Frahm, Sydney-based Sophie has amassed an impressive body of work, releasing five albums to date and receiving critical praise worldwide.
A great tenderness and soft comforting warmth of the piano, the notes themselves vary between flurry and filigree. Beautiful strings to accompany in sections, undulating like a long road travelled.

Baldwins - Dirty Sheets     Funk/Soul, RnB, Jazz, Rock 04/03/2017
Baldwins are an eight-piece progressive-soul band from Sydney, Australia. Turning the rhythmic groove of neo-soul/hip-hop, lush harmony of jazz and rock energy into an unconventional sound that's entirely their own.
'Dirty Sheets' is about the journey we take through the exhilaration of love and lust. The excitement pumping through your body; the butterflies lifting you; a lover's touch melting you in an instant... Then comes a moment when that's stripped away - leaving you confused whether it was really there.

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Fem Belling and The Hep - Lose Yourself     Jazz, Pop, Cover Version, Easy Listening 04/03/2017
Acclaimed Melbourne jazz singer Fem Belling has joined forces with formidable music producer John Foreman to craft NOW THEN, a playful jazz-pop album instilled with a vintage sensibility.
A preview track from Fem Belling's anticipated new album NOW THEN.
The live recording of an original retake on Eminem's 8 Mile movie track with all the feels of the Dixie jazz world.

2018 AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS FINALIST: Musical Excellence Award

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Michael Kieran Harvey - Sleepy Star     Classical, Jazz, World, Cover Version 18/02/2017
Michael Kieran Harvey is one of the foremost interpreters of contemporary piano music of his generation. A musician, a composer, he regularly commissions and performs new Australian music.
The accompanying chords contain many major second intervals, giving the piece a heavy fatigued feeling. Plenty of improvisational feel!

Other tracks by Michael Kieran Harvey:  TTLS (Starlight Variation)  -  Twinkle Twinkle Icy Star
Tony Gould - O Tannenbaum     Classical, Jazz, Instrumental, Cover Version 18/02/2017
Pianist and composer Tony Gould is one of Australia’s most respected musicians. His career has embraced many styles of music - jazz and improvisatory musics ias well as classical musics.
A delightful piano solo, done in Tony Gould's inimitable style. A Christmas classic that is sweet enough to listen to all year long.

Other tracks by Tony Gould:  We Wish You a Merry Christmas  -  White Christmas
Penelope Sai - From Russia With Love     Jazz, Soundtrack (Film Related) 16/02/2017
Penelope Sai Sings 007 is this singers 4th new CD album release, and what a sizzling offering it is! Sexy, dramatic & seductive, this collection delivers big time!
From Russia With Love is title track for the 007 film of the same name.
Ms Sai's version is sensual and emotive with a stunning performance by French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood. With her evocative vocal style and jazz phrasing, Penelope Makes this famous theme song her own.

Other tracks by Penelope Sai:  A View to a Kill