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Review Archive for November, 2013

EMO with Gai Bryant, Fabian Hevia and Israel Ortiz. 24/10/13

 
Thursday nights at the BJC have morphed into special occasions, when you may often find something a little different from our regular jazz groups – perhaps an international or interstate artiste who happens to be in Brisbane for a few days, tango dancers from Argentina, a youth jazz group from somewhere in Europe, maybe a new young jazz vocalist – fresh from the Conservatorium and eager to show their talents to the world or, as witnessed by over 100 patrons last night – an…

Will Martineau & Friends – 8/11/13

Always encouraging to see the deep pool of young talent playing jazz in Brisbane. And believe me, Will Martineau and his friends are young. But their musical sophistication and ability belies their years and their youthfulness and enthusiasm combined with great technical skill gave us a great gig last Friday.
Traversing a jaw-droppingly wide musical range and dispelling the myth that jazz is only about standards and originals, we heard music by Gershwin, Katy Perry, the Jackson Five andToy Story (Toy…

DI CLARK 1/11/13

Di Clarke performed at the Brisbane Jazz Club on Friday the 1st of November, with her band of local super-talents Andrew Shaw, John Reeves and Paul Hudson.  It was a lovely evening of classic jazz standards, with Di presenting the music of Cole Porter, in the first part of the evening and Gershwin in the second half. Di’s welcome twist on the presentation of the music of these two iconic composers was to include the lesser-known verses for each song…