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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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Angie Dean - At Last     Jazz, Easy Listening 22/06/2017
Glamorous, sophisticated and versatile, Angie Dean is an in-demand jazz vocalist and pianist based in Bondi Beach.New Album 'At Last' OUT NOW!
'At Last' is the title track off Angie Dean's latest album released in 2016 featuring a variety of smooth jazz and easy-listening covers. Angie's version is light and breezy and puts the listener into a relaxing, carefree mood and is played in a bouncy yet delicate 6/8 style.

Other tracks by Angie Dean:  Just the Way You Are  -  Fly Me to the Moon
The Scrims - Queen Of The Bay (feat. Rowena Wise)     Folk, Jazz, Acoustic, Roots 20/06/2017
Authenitc. Rootsy. Bluegrass and Swing. Real Tasty. The Scrims are a high energy, Folk/Bluegrass band from Melbourne. Young and full of fun, The Scrims will get you up and groovin'.
Queen Of The Bay is a seaside romance song featuring the beautiful vocal stylings of Rowena Wise. The Scrims provide the "hat in hand" crooning backings to an upbeat song about love and loss.

Other tracks by The Scrims:  Show Me Your Moves  -  Misty Mountainside
Jennifer Salisbury - Washing Line     Jazz, Blues 16/06/2017
Let go as Jen and her stellar jazz band take you on a journey through a world of vintage soundscapes and bittersweet emotion.
A bluesy, funeral procession style track about the sense of impending doom in a relationship. With unique energy and lyrics this track features the incredible James Mustafa displaying his emotional interpretation through the trumpet.

Other tracks by Jennifer Salisbury:  There Was a Time  -  You've Changed
Meg Mac - Maybe It’s My First Time     Pop, Jazz 07/06/2017
Meg Mac, is an Australian singer-songwriter and musician
Maybe It’s My First Time was recorded in Fort Worth, Texas with Niles City sound – the producers and players behind Leon Bridges – and mixed at Electric Lady in New York.

Meg explains “Maybe it’s My First Time is about trying to get through a bad time."

2017 THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Female

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: Live Voice of the Year (National Awards)

James Newhouse - So Hot     Jazz, Swing, Rockabilly 02/06/2017
Upright Bass Player, Guitarist, Singer and Songwriter
A swinging track with grooving double bass and jazz/rockabilly guitar. Written after a nightmare about an evil old guy living out in the desert.

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Other tracks by James Newhouse:  Lucy Blue
The Slipdixies - I've Found A New Baby     Jazz, Blues, Folk, Roots 02/06/2017
The Slipdixies formed in mid-2015 and are inspired by the early jazz and blues music of the twenties and thirties from New Orleans
This Jack Palmer & Spencer Williams tune was a hit with Clarence Williams’ Blue Five in 1926. This pacey arrangement was penned by Dario Ogrin (Clarinet). The solo order is Alastair Carr (Banjo,) Susy Hull (Washboard) and Michael Cousins (Trombone). For the final hot chorus. Susy sings with great vigor.

Other tracks by The Slipdixies:  Baby Won't You Please Come Home  -  Pee Wee's Blues
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