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Ingrid James and Toni Zaffa – June 22nd 2019

The house lights are low. A super-cool Jazz Quartet, featuring John Reeves on piano, Paul Armstrong on trumpet and flugelhorn, Andrew Shaw on bass and Sacha Kloostra on drums, is set and ready to play.
And then they are joined on stage by two local Jazz luminaries; Ms Ingrid James and Ms Toni Zaffa.
Welcome to the Brisbane Jazz Club, in residence at the Queensland Russian Community Centre in Woolloongabba, for Lush Lives – Songs From Women Who Made A Difference.
Together, these six skilled musicians are here…

Andrew Baxter – A Brief History of The Blues – June 14th 2019

As Andrew said at the start of the night, ‘So good to see that there are plenty of real Blues fans in Brisbane’.
And those fans were all out, and in ecstasy tonight, as Andrew Baxter and his band gave us our biggest night so far, at our temporary new home at the Queensland Russian Community Centre in Woolloongabba.
So, gimme a 12-bar in Bb…and we are away…
This band of Blues Brothers and Sisters was Andrew Baxter on vocals and his screaming Paul Reed Smith and Warmoth guitars; Becs…

Jef Neve and Teus Nobel – June 15th 2019

Hear that………………?    
Yes. It is the sound of a pin dropping.
And a pin dropping is exactly what you could have heard during tonight’s performance by these master musicians from Europe.
The Brisbane Jazz Club is always a respectful, ‘listening’ venue. But this was something else.
It was a Full House, and our temporary new home at the Queensland Russian Community Centre in Woolloongabba was bursting with patrons, tables, drinks and dinner plates. Yet while Jef and Teus, and their guest, David Theak, were on stage, there was an almost…