Jazz & Nostalgia

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Great jazz of all styles, ranging from easy listening to more funky, standard works. Swing into the night with overseas and local (Melbourne and other Australian) groups – and don’t miss the Jazz Venue Gig Guide.


11th June

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4th June

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28th May

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  • Ellington - A Tonal Group: Meloditti - Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • Ellington - A Tonal Group:Fugueaditty - Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • Ellington - A Tonal Group:Jam-a-ditty - Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • Grappelli/Reinhardt - Mystery Pacific - Quintet of the Hot Club of France
  • Green/Henderson/De Sylva - Alabamy Bound - Stephane Grappelli vln, Django Reinhardt gtr.
  • J. Lewis - Django - Ray Brown bass, Monty Alexander pno, Russell Malone gtr.
  • Feldman: Seven Steps to Heaven. James Morrison, tpt., Ray Brown, db.
  • Whitfield/Strong arr McBride - Papa Was a Rolling Stone - Ray Brown bass centre, John Clayton bass left, Christian McBride bass right
  • Akst - Time Was - Kenny Barron Trio with Buster Williams bass, Ben Riley dms
  • Carmichael: Skylark - Kenny Barron pno
  • Van Heusen/Burke - Like Someone In Love - Ray Brown Trio with Ralph Moore ten.
  • Braham - Limehouse Blues - Chu Berry and his Stompy Stevedores
  • Corea - Litha - Stan Getz ten, Chick Corea pno, Ron Carter bass, Grady Tate dms
  • Hutcherson - Little B's Poem - Bobby Hutcherson vibes
  • Hutcherson - Little B's Poem - Dee Dee Bridgewater
  • Weston - Little Niles -Randy Weston
  • Primrose (arr. McKenzie): St James Infirmary. Hugh Stuckey, gtr., Alex Boneham, bass, Sarah McKenzie, voc./ pno., Eamon McNelis, tpt., Carlo Barbaro, sax., Andrew Murray, tbn., Craig Simon, drums.
  • Brunton: Wah Sa. Daimon Brunton, tpt., Stella Skinner, gtr., Pat Farrell, electric bass, Adam Donaldson, drums, Olaf Scott, kybd.

  • 21st May

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  • Ellington - The Mooche - Pierre Dorge & the New Jungle Orchestra
  • Ellington - Black Beauty - Pierre Dorge & the New Jungle Orchestra
  • Ellington: Mount Harissa. James Osborne Jazz Collective.
  • Waldron - Big "E" - Nat Adderley
  • Turrentine - Stanley's Time - Stanley Turrentine
  • Previn /Langdon - Control Yourself - Doris Day & Andre Previn
  • Previn - Yes - Doris Day & Andre Previn
  • Previn/Langdon - Daydreaming - Doris Day & Andre Previn
  • Van Ross: Blue Rendezvous with Three Turks. Mark Lockett, drums, Kim Kelaart, electronic organ, Paul Van Ross, sax., Hugh Stuckey, gtr.
  • Kaper (arr. Gould): Lili: Hi Lili Hi Lo. Tony Gould, pno., Graeme Lyall, sax., Ben Robertson, db., Joe Batrouney, drums.
  • Penn (arr. Gould): Smilin' Through. Tony Gould, pno., Graeme Lyall, sax., Ben Robertson, db., Joe Batrouney, drums.
  • Gershwin (arr. McKenzie): I Was Doing All Right. Sarah McKenzie, voc., Sarah McKenzie, pno.
  • Withers/Salter/MacDonald - Just the Two of Us - Grover Washington Jr.
  • Hicks - After the Morning - John Hicks pno solo
  • : More Today Than Yesterday. Kim Kelaart, electronic organ, James Osborne Jazz Collective.
  • diMattina: Tactus. Monique diMattina, pno.
  • Noble/Campbell/Connelly - Goodnight Sweetheart - Sarah Vaughan

  • 14th May

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  • Hilliard: (Why Did I Tell You I Was Going to) Shanghai. Doris Day, voc., Paul Weston's Orch.
  • Various: Sentimental Journey. Les Brown Orch with Doris Day, voc.
  • Goodman/Sampson - Blue Lou - Eddie Lockjaw Davis ten, Oscar Peterson pno, Ray Brown bass, Jimmie Smith dms
  • Eden: Drummer Boy. Irene Daye, voc., Gene Krupa & His Orch.
  • Krupa (arr. Biondi): Boogie Blues. Anita O'Day, voc., Gene Krupa & His Orch.
  • Shavers/Robin - Undecided - Teddy Wilson & the Dutch Swing College Band
  • Hoover - Rhythm King - Teddy Wilson & the Dutch Swing College Band
  • Harbach/Youmans - I Know That You Know - Lionel Hampton and Earl Hines
  • Noble - Cherokee - Lionel Hampton and Buddy Rich
  • Noble - The Very Thought of You - Janet Seidel
  • Edison - Blues for Bill Basie - Harry Edison tpt, Oscar Peterson pno, Herb Ellis gtr, Ray Brown bass, Alvin Stoller dms
  • Lecuona - The Breeze and I - Eddie Lockjaw Davis ten, Oscar Peterson pno, Ray Brown bass, Jimmie Smith dms
  • Ruby/Spencer/Hagen - Angel Bells - Debra Blaquiere, voc.
  • Ellington/Russell - I Didn't Know About You - Johnny Hodges alto, Billy Strayhorn pno, Jimmy Woode bass, Sam Woodyard dms
  • Hodges - Reelin' and Rockin' - Johnny Hodges alto, Roy Eldridge tpt, Ben Webster ten, Vic Dickenson tbn, Billy Strayhorn pno, Jimmy Woode bass, Sam Woodyard dms
  • B. Golson - Whisper Not - Keith Jarrett pno, Gary Peacock bass, Jack De Johnette dms
  • Ben - Mas Que Nada - Janet Seidel
  • Pappas: Remember when we flew. Chris Pappas Quartet.
  • Hawes - Sonora - Hampton Hawes pno

  • 7th May

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  • Maynard Ferguson: Cruisin' for a Bluesin'. Generations in Jazz Big Band/Graeme Lyall.
  • Paterson arr. Watson - Waltzing Matilda - Callum Watson, piano solo
  • Watson - Playing With Division - Callum Watson
  • Waller - Whitechapel (London Suite) - Callum Watson
  • Interview with Callum Watson
  • Ellington/Webster - I Got It Bad - Ella Fitzgerald
  • Ellington/Hodges - I'm Beginning to See the Light - Ella Fitzgerald
  • Turk/Ahlert - Mean to Me - Lester Young sax, Nat King Cole pno, Buddy Rich
  • Johnson/Coslow - My Old Flame - Paul Bley
  • Goodman/Christian - Seven Come Eleven - Lionel Hampton vibes, Dexter Gordon sax,
  • Mulligan - Line for Lyons - Lionel Hampton vibes, Gerry Mulligan sax
  • Edison - Blues for Bill Basie - Harry Sweets Edison tpt
  • Various: The royal family. The Necks.
  • Trad arr Pederson - Jeg Gik Mig Ud En Sommerdag - Niels-Henning Orsted Pederson Trio
  • Baartz: Byron glow. Baartz Freeman Sextet.
  • Silver: Peace. Tony Gould, pno., Peter Petrucci, gtr.
  • Gould: Quiet. Tony Gould, pno., Peter Petrucci, gtr.

  • 30th April

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  • Hamilton/Lewis) - How High the Moon - Stan Kenton Orch with June Christy voc.
  • Pete Rugolo - Fugue for Rhythm Section - Stan Kenton Orch.
  • S. Wonder - Don't You Worry Bout a Thing - Cal Tjader vibes, Carmen McRae voc, Mark Levine pno. Rob Fisher bass, Vince Lateano dms + percussion section
  • Neal - Gospel Shuffle - Tim Neal Hammond org, Michael Jordan dms
  • B. Williams - Air Dancing - Buster Williams bass, Herbie Hancock pno, Wayne Shorter sax, Shunzo Ohno tpt, Al Foster dms
  • Noble - Cherokee - Lionel Hampton vibes, Buddy Rich dms, Steve Marcus sop, Barry Kiener pno, Tom Warrington bass, Candido conga.
  • Burrows (arr. Lee): Anything Can Happen. Don Burrows, cl., George Golla, gtr., Julian Lee, pno., Studio Orch, Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Burrows (arr. Lee): When Pietje Smiles. Don Burrows, cl., George Golla, gtr., Julian Lee, pno., Studio Orch, Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Coltrane - Lazy Bird - John Coltrane ten, Lee Morgan tpt, Curtis Fuller tbn, Kenny Drew pno, Paul Chambers bass, Philly Joe Jones dms
  • Burton - Leroy the Magician - Gary Burton vibes,
  • Coodley - Lie Awake - Yvan Jacques gtr
  • Van Heusen/Burke - Like Someone in Love - Hazel Scott pno, Charles Mingus bass, Max Roach dms
  • Burke/Van Heusen - Oh You Crazy Moon - Chet Baker tpt, Phil Markowitz pno, Jean-Francois Jenny Clarke bass, Jeff Brillinger dms.
  • Metheny: Never Too Far Away. Mark Isaacs, pno., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Bailey: Sundial. Judy Bailey, pno., Jazz Ensemble.
  • J. Lewis - Django - Wynton Marsalis
  • Scott/Marlow - A Taste of Honey - Sarah Vaughan
  • Holley/Burrell - Mule - Kenny Burrell gtr, Stanley Turrentine ten, Major Holley Jr bass, Bill English dms, Ray Barretto conga
  • Golson - Whisper Not - Keith Jarret pno, Gary Peacock bass, Jack deJonette, dms
  • Rodgers/Hart - It's Easy to Remember - Johnny Hartman

  • 23rd April

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  • Strayhorn: Rain Check. Art Farmer, tpt., with orch. arr/cond Oliver Nelson
  • Parish: Ruby. Art Farmer, tpt., with orch. arr/cond Oliver Nelson
  • Stacy/Spanier/Wiley: Down to Steamboat Tennessee. Bob Barnard, tpt., Dick Hughes, pno., Christa Hughes, voc.
  • McCoy: Weed Smoker's Dream. Dick Hughes, pno., Christa Hughes, voc., Jim Conway, harmonica, John Hibbard, tbn., Grant Arthur, banjo.
  • Berlin: I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm. Les Brown and His Orch.
  • Berlin: Remember. Wes Montgomery, gtr., The Montgomery Brothers (Buddy pno, Monk bass, Bobby Thomas dms).
  • Montgomery: Bock to Bock (Back to Back). Wes Montgomery, gtr., The Montgomery Brothers.
  • Jones - Boo's Blues - Quincy Jones Orchestra
  • Goodman/Christian/Mundy - Air Mail Special - Quincy Jones Orchestra
  • Mayfield: It's All Right. Wynton Kelly, pno., Kenny Burrell gtr, Paul Chambers bass, Jimmy Cobb dms, Candido Camero conga.
  • Stevenson: South Seas. Wynton Kelly, pno.,as above
  • Scofield - So Sue Me - John Scofield gtr, Joe Lovano sax, Charlie Haden bass, Jack De Johnette dms
  • Scofield - Flower Power - John Scofield as above
  • McHugh (arr. Clark): I Must Have That Man !. Steve Grant, cornet, Richard Miller, sax., Nigel Date, gtr., James Clark, db., Juliarna Clark, voc., Michael Harding, pno.
  • Nock: Indifference. Mike Nock, pno., Josh Bennier tbn, Stephen Byth ten, Paul Williamson tpt, Hiroki Hoshino bass, Julian Steele dms.
  • de Rose: Lamp is Low. Tony Gould, pno., Rob Burke ten, Niran Dasika tpt, Dan Mamrot gtr, Angus Radley bass, Alastair Kennedy dms.
  • Nock: Duality. Tony Gould, pno., Mike Nock, pno.
  • Pederson - To a Brother - Niels-Henning Orsted Pederson Trio with Ulf Wakenius gtr, Adam Nussbaum dms.
  • Rex: Hammond Song. David Rex, sax., Tom Lee, db., Mark Fitzgibbon, pno., Craig Simon, drums.
  • Fitzgibbon: Izone. David Rex, sax., Tom Lee, db., Mark Fitzgibbon, pno., Craig Simon, drums.