Canberra Jazz blog
Promoting modern jazz and other arts in Canberra, Australia
19 February 2020
Filling in for James
Canberra is full of jazz bassists I admire, not least the local seniors of our craft including James and Eric A and Brendan. It was trul...
12 February 2020
Varieties of collectivities
The Phoenix Collective appears in different incarnations and this was just a duo: violin and piano; Dan Russell and Edward Neeman. Thus a...
11 February 2020
It's Beethoven's year, the 250th anniversary of his birth, so he's out and about in the concert scene. This incarnation was a...
10 February 2020
Not at all military
It's no secret that the world was a different place in the past. The past we are talking of is not so far back, just 250 years or so,...
9 February 2020
We are blessed
It was a family evening so Sandy Evans and Andrew Robson was out. What a loss; they are such a capable and inspiring group. But I manage...
8 February 2020
Avoiding the smoke
The Climate Rally was enveloped in smoke, probably unnoticed by the pollies within, given their arrivals by car to underground parks and i...
7 February 2020
Smokey day out
Not sure why they decided on four full days of demonstration, dubbed the People's Climate Assembly, because you're unlikely to g...
6 February 2020
I came after a family dinner to catch the last bands and managed just one band that morphed into the final SoundOut Collective session. A...
5 February 2020
SOSat eve 1-2
Two more acts finished up my Saturday evening session at SoundOut. First up was an Australian trio with father and daughter Alister and ...
4 February 2020
SOSat eve 1-1
Then session 2, Saturday evening. Very slightly late, quite cold inside (21degC vs. 43degC and fires outside), but the music was electri...
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