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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.

Tracks

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Godtet - Take Off     Jazz, Experimental, Instrumental, Atmospheric 27/09/2017
Sydney Jazz aficionado, producer & beat-maker Godriguez (Sampa the Great) brings GODTET. The debut album and band pushing the boundaries of sound into the unknown.
Furious instrumental.

Other tracks by Godtet:  Ensueño
Blended Generations - Rely On Love     Jazz, Soul, Pop 23/09/2017
An inspired fusion of Roger Price’s lyrics and Ola Milena’s music have created the soulful Hope Sweet. An ensemble of local musicians back Ola’s beautiful vocals in their first EP.
Appropriately, Hope Sweet climaxes with an upbeat melody and lyrics. Hope and joy collide to create an explosion of love - which is “what real life is made of”.

Other tracks by Blended Generations:  Channel Of Contentment  -  Hope Sings
SO.Crates - Divide/ 30/70 Replay     Hip Hop, Jazz, Soul 19/09/2017
Hip hop traditionalists, producer Skomes and Californian born Australian resident MC Cazeaux O.S.L.O, AKA SO.Crates have already staked their claim as one of Melbourne's most sought after live acts.
SO.Crates have provided an early taste tester of the reissue with the newly reworked version of ‘Divide’, handled by Melbourne’s very own 30/70 Collective featuring the vocals of Allysha Joy showcasing her honest energy of love and light, that is channelled through Soul and Jazz music.

San Lazaro - Ladridos (Cy Gorman Remix)     World, Electronic, Jazz 19/09/2017
For over a decade, San Lazaro have been playing and writing original Latin music in Melbourne. A tribe of lost Latinos, cobbled together from all over the Spanish speaking world.
Blending the futuristic and the classic, Cy Gorman’s remix of San Lazaro’s sultry ballad Ladridos is a mesmerizing meeting of two worlds. A a dark, sparse and completely analogue tango ballad twisted into a deeply bent piece of
symphonic electronica, synthesizing elements of cumbia, deep house and dub.

The Old Married Couple - You're My     Jazz, Swing, Retro, Folk 03/09/2017
THE OLD MARRIED COUPLE are the faces of new vintage, playing Dixieland style music with a 1920's vaudevillian twist featuring Kazoos and witty humour.
This is a fun sing along and dance along tune. Get out your best flapper dress and get ready to the Charleston and the Lindy hop while you party with your favourite dames and guys in a 1920's speakeasy. This song features a really fun kazoo dixieland/trad. Jazz band.

Other tracks by The Old Married Couple:  Me to You  -  Secret Song
Entropy Quartet - Bella     Jazz, Experimental 01/09/2017
Entropy : Noun1. 'Lack of order or predictability; gradual decline into disorder'2. 'Original Melbourne based improvising ensemble
Bella is a light guitar driven piece, that takes the listener on through polyrhythmic landscapes.

Other tracks by Entropy Quartet:  Drink in Moderation  -  Ekyatra
Jennifer Salisbury and James Mustafa - Web of Gold     Jazz 01/09/2017
Let go as Jen and her stellar jazz band guide you through a world of vintage soundscapes and bittersweet emotions.
A reflection of shattered illusions in love with reference to the incredible jazz tune 'My Funny Valentine'. The beautiful jazz piano and heart felt vocals make this song a beauty to listen to.

Other tracks by Jennifer Salisbury and James Mustafa:  Mr Fix - it  -  Baby, I'm Sorry
Levingstone - Ritual     Funk/Soul, Pop, Jazz, Soul 30/08/2017
Eclectic five-piece Levingstone make indie soul music - rich with narrative, and bathed in lush harmony and deep groove.
Described by the band as a "song about death you could dance to", 'Ritual' is the lead single from Levingstone's EP "Overland". The song features a golden horn section that colours the tight, pulsing rhythm framing the playful vocals, and showcases the band's penchant for rich imagery in their lyrics.

TOUR DATES
NOV
VIC/NSW

The Cortex Shift - Leaky Scone     Jazz, Rock, Funk, Instrumental 30/08/2017
South Australian jazz-rock band. A unique and visceral blend of jazz-rock and post-rock.
Leaky Scone is a guitar focussed jazz-rock / jazz-funk tune.

2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARD FINALIST: Experimental Award

Other tracks by The Cortex Shift:  When is the Crumpet?  -  Standing on the Lake (and Eating Lunch)
Odette - Watch Me Read You     Pop, Jazz 19/08/2017
Odette is a singer, songwriter and self-taught pianist hailing from inner-west Sydney
“Watch Me Read You”, the title of her debut single alone hints at this, and her poetic, syncopated, spoken-word verses nail it home.

Slum Sociable - Castle     Electronic, Jazz, Soul 18/08/2017
Slum Sociable are a Melbourne duo consisting of Ed(ward) Quinn (production/keys/guitar) and Miller Upchurch (vocals and percussion).
‘Castle’ takes a darker turn from the lush, synth-heavy ballad, ‘Don’t Come Back Another 100 Times.’ Premiered on triple j Good Nights, the track blurs genre lines and builds an invigorating atmosphere through melancholic vocals and tight percussion

Other tracks by Slum Sociable:  Don't Come Back Another 100 Times
Ashleigh Watson - Little Love     Funk/Soul, Jazz, Pop 16/08/2017
Ashleigh Watson is an independent retro soul singer/songwriter based in Melbourne Australia.
Recorded in LA in 2016 with multi-platinum producer Warren Huart.

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El' Jistos - Everyday People     Hip Hop, Jazz, Easy Listening, Chill 05/08/2017
After being active on the hip hop circuit for the past 7 years, Blue Mountains born ‘n raised El’ Jistos just released his first album in collaboration with producer Illumes.
A sombre observation of the issue of homelessness in our country.

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Patrick Wilson - Nobody     Country, Alternative Country, Folk, Soul 28/07/2017
Rural-turned-suburban genre-bending country Americana artist Patrick Wilson writes music around the trials and tribulations of rural life, combining groove and soul, with both classic and alternative country lilts.
‘Nobody’ harnesses the pure story telling of traditional heart-on-your-sleeve style Americana with rockabilly tropes that are both playful and uplifting. A sing-along number that could just as likely have been lifted from a ‘60s ballroom dance floor as it could a modern day country folk festival set list.

New Leaf Band - Nightmares     Folk, Pop, Jazz, Rock 26/07/2017
Jazz pop with an old school twist, New Leaf spins a story of reluctant love, friendship, and celebrating the start of something unexpected.
A wistful folky disney-esque ballad about being afraid to lose something special. Clancye Milne's vocals add a layer of depth transporting you to a dreamlike landscape and the soft horns with a rock ballad beat make this track something special.

Other tracks by New Leaf Band:  Up To The Man  -  Undone
James Morrison & Don Burrows - (You’d Be So) Easy to Love     Jazz 24/07/2017
Don Burrows is one of Australia's greatest jazz musicians and his finest pupil is no other than the legendary James Morrison.
A brilliant, uplifting take on the Cole Porter classic (You'd Be So) Easy to Love.

Keller Murphy Browne - Queen for Tea     Jazz 22/07/2017
A precious combination that grew from Al Browne's Monday night residency at Bennetts Lane.
Queen for Tea

Other tracks by Keller Murphy Browne:  Travellers  -  Cyclosporin
The CB3 - This Is Just A Trill     Funk/Soul, Instrumental, Hip Hop, Jazz 21/07/2017
The CB3 are an instrumental R&B/hip-hop trio lead by Melbourne guitarist Cristian Barbieri. His tunes are melodic and catchy, with deep grooves and pop-like structure.
A tune cooked up when mixing Claude Debussy with J Dilla. A coasting instrumental groove track with amazing feel.

Other tracks by The CB3:  This Is What 60bmp Feels Like  -  Howard
Jazz Party - Flowers     Funk/Soul, Jazz, Blues, RnB 13/07/2017
Melbourne’s Monday night secret society is led by former saxophonist and songwriter of Clairy Browne & The Bangin Rackettes Darcy McNulty and supreme diva and ex-Rackette Loretta Miller.
Flowers is a New Orleans inspired Jazz Party classic track with sweet Motown harmonies, wild jazz piano, throbbing drums, random howling and a heaving horns section coupled with the effortless beatnik lyrics by McNulty.

OKBadlands - Mineral     Pop, Electronic, Jazz, Easy Listening 11/07/2017
Brisbane female duo mixing jazz vocals with electronic beats to create a woozy, dreamy, lush pop sound.
The latest track from Brisbane duo OKBadlands.

ON TOUR
JULY
VIC/NSW/QLD