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David Bentley Trio – Sunday 26th February 2017

By: David Herbert
Sunday morning is not a time that people usually think of as being a time to listen to live jazz
But for years, Brisbanites in the know have kicked off the tiredness of a late Saturday night and headed to the Brisbane Jazz Club for the monthly brunch gig
The über cool David Bentley Trio entertained us this month and there was no doubt in the mind of anyone in the large audience that it was well worth the early…

Ingrid James & Louise Denson’s WIld Silk Project ;   BJC 19 February 2017

We see Ingrid James in many guises at the BJC – from putting together and presenting her monthly  Jazz Singers Jam Night which is a highly successful and very strong magnet to any vocalist, to serenading with her various quintets and performing the sophisticated big band charts of the Brisbane Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, and then the sheer delight of the sumptuous sounds of WIld Silk.
For me WIld Silk offers the broadest degree of satisfaction. In partnership with long-time friend and…

Andrew Patty Quartet

Andrew Patty Quartet at Brisbane Jazz Club – Joanna Funk

The Andrew Patty Quartet at the Brisbane Jazz Club (Dec 10 2016) celebrated family, friends and great songs. Edgy, unpredictable jazz stayed at home, since the band knew what would make us feel good and there was no need to reinvent the wheel.
BJC was a full house, its audience ensconced in familiarity: swinging standards “rat pack” style, and beautiful songbook ballads.

They’re a quartet?? The core of the band is Andrew Patty…