Interview Vince Jones & Matt McMahon August 2016

It was delightful to spend time with Vince and Matt for another APRA workshop here at SCU. This moment captures the warmth and ease of the discussion. This week I have the pleasure of introducing our students to the impressive…Read more

'Weave' is completed!

I'll be embarking on a National tour commencing at the Wangaratta Jazz and Blues Festival on Sunday 30th October then on to Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and back to Byron with a few other dates in between. Really looking forward to…Read more

BJC Photographer!

Thanks Geoff Norris for the fabulous live pictures from Brisbane Jazz Club. 

Concert at Brisbane Jazz Club

Thursday 11th Feb
My parents were weavers; my father the repairer of broken toys, car engines and skinned knees, my mother weaved wools, fabrics and healing words, and weaved her magic in the soil. Much like them I too weave…

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RECORDING

Ten new tunes recorded last week with the brilliant Niko Schauble and an epic group of musicians: 
Rhythm Section: Stephen Magnusson (guitar), Frank Di Sario (bass), Steve Russell (piano) and Danny Fischer (drums). 
Horns: Julien Wilson, Carl Mackey, Phil Noy…

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International Jazz Voice Conference October

..in Helsinki is the first event of its type, organised for jazz singers by jazz singers. The first edition of the IJVC comes from the acute need for international specialists in the field to connect and interact. IJVC aims…Read more
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Recording...soon

Almost there about to record with Matt Christensen and Bodhan Davison a horn arrangement I have written in tribute to David Ades entitled 'Catapult'. David Sanders on drums, Steve Russell on Keys and Thierry Fossemalle Bass. Fingers crossed!
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Project: Weave

My parents were weavers; my father wove wire in broken toys, car engines and cassette machines, and weaved healing on skinned knees, my mother weaved fabrics, wools and weaved her magic in the soil.  Much like them I too weave…Read more

Here we go 2015 - words and music & Flashback...


The year ended with an inspiring Jazz Symposium at the Sydney Conservatorium, a few concerts and teaching. Now time to complete a score of one of my tunes Catapult. The arrangement changes have taken a little while but it is…

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