24 January 2006

Music under the Elm @ Lanyon

Jazz is returning to Lanyon Homestead for a summer season: Friday evenings, 3 Feb - 10 Mar, 5.30-8.30pm. Gold coin donation. The series features several bands out of the CSM, starting on 3 Feb with Eric Ajaye's excellent trio called Straight Up! See my review of an earlier concert at Lanyon below.

Friday 3 February STRAIGHT UP! Eric Ajaye, lecturer in Jazz Studies at the Canberra School of Music, joins with drummer Chris Thwaites and pianist Michael Azzopardi to play modern jazz originals.

Friday 10 February 5.30pm-8.30pm FIRE ON THE HILL. Jazz guitarist Lachlan Coventry, joins with bass, drums and slide to play his original material.

Friday 17 February, 5.30pm-8.30pm MALONE. Singer/songwriter Gareth Malone plays original soul, R & B and contemporary jazz material with Charlie Meadows and Nick Hoorweg.

Friday 24 February, 5.30pm-8.30pm SWING GUITAR. Three prominent guitarists and double bass players come together to perform the swinging Gypsy Jazz of Django Reinhardt and the ‘The Quintet du Hot Club de France’.


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