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Article: Album Review

Robert Burke, Tony Malaby and Mark Helias: Head Under Water

Read "Head Under Water" reviewed by Troy Dostert


A heralded veteran of the Australian jazz scene, saxophonist Robert Burke has never been one to limit his artistic reach through idiomatic complacency. Just within the last couple years, he has collaborated with pianist (and fellow Australian) Paul Grabowsky on Gravity Project (Apollo Sounds, 2018)--an intriguing East-meets-West endeavor that merged traditional Japanese music, jazz, hip-hop and ...

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Brisbane International Jazz Festival 2015

Read "Brisbane International Jazz Festival 2015" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Brisbane International Jazz Festival Various locations jny:Brisbane, Australia June 3-8, 2015 Celebrating its third edition, the Brisbane International Jazz Festival may be one of Australia's youngest jazz festivals but the state of Queensland is no stranger to jazz. The non-profit organisation Jazz Queensland has been curating concerts, developing audiences and working ...

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Tom Barton: Aspirations

Read "Aspirations" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Australian vocalist Tom Barton aspires to blur the lines between genres on this debut. Electronic and acoustic thoughts merge and co-exist beautifully, improvisational elements are born around concrete expressions, and in the middle of it all sits Barton, putting his poetry in motion with beautifully clear-headed vocals. While the gist of many an ...

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Lisa Young Quartet: Grace

Read "Grace" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


The Lisa Young Quartet released their third and fourth recordings in close proximity to one another. Of The Eternal Pulse (Self Produced, 2012), colleague Ian Patterson observes of the Melbourne-native Young's influences, “Young--a student of south Indian music for many years--has developed a hybrid improvisational style that combines the rhythmic contours of konnakol ...

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Lisa Young Quartet: The Eternal Pulse

Read "The Eternal Pulse" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Melbourne jazz singer Lisa Young has been a mainstay of the Australian jazz scene for over two decades, whether leading quartets or as a member of Coco's Lunch, the award winning a cappella group she co-founded in the mid-1990s. The Eternal Pulse--her fourth album as leader--marries konnakol with Young's personal take on vocal improvisation in an ...

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Boundaries

Label: Sona Gaia Productions
Released: 2003


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