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Quentin Bryan Angus

Originally from country South Australia, Quentin Angus is a multi-award winning Australian jazz guitarist, 24 years of age, who recently moved to New York to undertake a Masters at the Purchase College Conservatory of Music. Since his arrival in NY just one year ago, Angus has already begun leading his own bands at various venues in Manhattan, has recorded an album of original compositions entitled ‘Retrieval Structure’, and toured Europe with the 'Quentin Angus Quintet' in September 2011, which included performing at the 2011 ‘Jazz Hoeilaart Festival’ in Belgium. Angus was also selected as one of Downbeat Magazines '34th Annual Student Music Awards' for his composition 'Five Ahead', and was one of 20 musicians from around the globe selected for the 2011 'Betty Carter Jazz Ahead Residency' at the Kennedy Centre


Quentin Bryan Angus: In Stride

Read "In Stride" reviewed by Friedrich Kunzmann

In Stride sees Australian guitarist/composer Quentin Angus following up his two critically acclaimed outings, Retrieval Structure (Self Produced, 2012) and Perception (Self Produced, 2014) in a stripped back trio-setting, featuring Ari Hoenig (dr) and Sam Anning (b). Not only does Angus cut back on the instrumentation when compared to his previous efforts, but the youthful urgency, ...


Quentin Angus: In Stride

Read "In Stride" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Australian jazz guitarist Quentin Angus has a more complicated back story than most. Based in New York City since 2010 (where he is Associate Professor of Music for the City University of New York), he appears here on a German record label. He leads an empathetic trio with bassist Sam Anning and busy drummer Ari Hoenig. ...


Quentin Bryan Angus: In Stride

Read "In Stride" reviewed by Barry O'Sullivan

Keeping 'in stride' on his journey from Eden Valley, South Australia, guitarist/composer Quentin Angus hasn't batted an eyelid since arriving in the world's Mecca for jazz in 2010. Angus is an Associate Professor of Music for the City University of New York, teaches several courses at the Borough of Manhattan Community College and holds a PhD (Phrasing ...


Quentin Angus: In Stride

Read "In Stride" reviewed by Geno Thackara

Quentin Angus comes across as the kind of player who's seemingly absorbed everything in developing a repertoire--one whose extensive study lets him draw on any style and throw out familiar licks on a whim. Here we have soft electric tones worthy of Grant Green crossed with the expansive compositional smarts of Pat Metheny. Fleet lines and ...

In Stride

Label: QFTF
Released: 2017
Track listing: Jingles; Iris; In Stride; One for Bernie; Segment; Droplets; Wonderwall; Kinship.


Label: Self Produced
Released: 2014
Track listing: Particular, Peculiar; Perception; Nardis; Red and Yellow; Chernobyl; Restoration; Den Haag; Bounce.


Quentin Angus: Perception

Read "Perception" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Australia boasts an embarrassment of great jazz musicians, an increasing number of whom have made their way to jny:New York in recent years to broaden their horizons. Guitarist Quentin Angus is one such notable Aussie talent. Here Angus follows up his promising debut, Retrieval Structure (Self Produced, 2011) with another assured work that highlights his tasteful ...


Quentin Angus: Perception

Read "Perception" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Quentin Angus, a multi-award-winning Australian guitarist, follows up his 2011 debut recording, Retrieval Structure, with the ambitious Perception. Born in 1987, he still clocks in as a “young" artist, but his music is strikingly mature. An apt comparison is the monumentally talented guitarist Pat Metheny, with a broad vision and a penchant for grand statements and ...


Perception EPK

Featuring the music of Quentin Bryan Angus
Duration: 05:22

Quentin Angus- 'Perception' Pre-orders can be made via: from 1st of May, 2013 (orders will be shipped to arrive on the official release date of 18th June, 2013) Worldwide release (including: I-tunes/ Amazon/ CD Baby):18th of June, 2013 Quentin Angus- Guitar/ Compositions Jo Lawry- Voice Will Vinson- Alto Sax Chad Lefkowitz-Brown- Soprano Sax Shai Maestro- Piano Matthew Sheens- Piano Linda Oh- Bass Or Bareket- Bass Kenneth Salters- Drums Yanni Burton String Quintet: Yanni Burton- Bass Sarah Koenig-Plonskier- Violin 1 Lavinia Pavlish- Violin 2 Jack Stulz- Viola Leanna Rutt- Cello All songs composed by Quentin Angus (APRA), except 'Chernobyl' (Matthew Sheens), and 'Nardis' (Miles Davis) 'Den Haag' & 'Chernobyl' arranged by Matthew Sheens 'Nardis' arranged by Quentin Angus and Matthew Sheens Recorded January 30th & 31st, 2013 at Peter Karl Studios, Brooklyn, NY Produced by Jon Gordon & Quentin Angus Mixed by Michael Perez/ Mastered by Alan Silverman Graphic Design by Dave Bradford Creative Photography by Brian Melso & Corina Zorzor Video by Michael Oshins and Brian Melso Videography by Brian Melso Project Assisted by the South Australian Government through Carclew Youth Arts Board All Rights Reserved- Quentin Angus- 2013-


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