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Review Archive for August, 2014

Sarah Collyer – 30 March 2014

Talented yet engaging, classy yet sensitive, Sarah Collyer treated the Sunday brunch crowd of more than 70  who ventured out on this humid drizzly Brisbane morning to what must be rated as a standout gig for 2014.
Departing from the format of her previous gigs, Sarah focussed on standards – Blue Sky, Georgia, Summertime, Gentle Rain, Throw it Away.  Our favourite songs were all there.  While her originals and clever, surprising covers are much loved by audiences, the standards suited the…

Lisa LaCelle Quintet – 15 August 2014

Following on from her sellout “Lessons of Love” concert earlier this year, the Lisa LaCelle Quintet again filled the BJC last night for her “Lessons of Love 2 – the Dark Side” gig
Standing room only for anyone who had not booked, the lively and enthusiastic audience totalled 137, attesting to the popularity of Lisa’s quintet
Supported by some of Brisbane’s best talent (Peta Wilson keys; Chris Pearson bass; Steve Francis drums; and Adam Connelly assorted saxes, clarinet and flute) Lisa covered…