Today's featured artist:

Luke Howard

Jazz Composition Forum

Posted on 24 September 2014

Fantastic opportunity for jazz composers! From http://www.adamstarr.com.au/workshop.html
If you are reading this, there is a good chance that you are either a composer, know a composer or have an interest in composition. I invite you to learn with me. I run a Jazz Composition Forum that features a house ensemble comprising of musicians who also compose. The Forum will consist of two sets, the first of which will feature ...

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New Backing Track: "Epic" by Jonathan Zwartz

Posted on 07 March 2014

Epic is a through-composed work in 5/4 in the key of B minor. The odd meter makes for a strangely hypnotic effect, allowing the piece to go for sometime without seeming particularly long. Composed by double bassist Jonathan Zwartz, it features on his debut album of original compositions released in 2009 “The Sea” which won two prestigious Bell awards, and was the best selling Australian jazz release in 2010 and 2011.
According to Jonathan ...

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New Backing Track: "Song For Bobby" by Pyramid

Posted on 27 February 2014

“Song for Bobby” composed by David Hirschfelder, features Bob Venier on Flugelhorn. The cutting edge Australian jazz-fusion band Pyramid achieved cult status and went on to gain top billing at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1983. It comprised David Hirschfelder on Keys, Bob Venier on Trumpet/Flugelhorn, David Jones on Drums, and Roger McLachlan on Bass. According to David:

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