Two Oh Won Fighv - January update.

Bringing 2014 to a close performing at the Opera House was a nice touch even if it wasn't inside the concert hall. 

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But the start of the new year seemed to be more exciting than ending 2014. 

Just a little update on the latest.

A fantastic three days in studio B of REC Studios with Abe Rounds early this month procured more than a handful of songs that will need some more work but the production / writing process was so seemless with Abraham who has recently located to LA and is busy touring with Meshell Ndegeocello. 

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Keeping the keyboard stool warm while Danny G is overseas with the Ojeez at the Monday Jam this month continues to be a blast. The jam supports some great local and international talent along with a special guest performer each week.

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Sometimes the highlights of the year come early and in this case one most definitely has. This Thursday I am performing as guest artist with the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra under the leadership of Grammy award-winning composer Maria Schenider along with guest composer/pianist Belgian Jef Neve. The performance will be held at Angel Place (City Recital Hall) as part of the Sydney Festival. I am relatively new to Maria's work and I can only say I'm a huge fan of this masterful composer!

Rehearsals underway with master composer Maria Schneider and the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra.  

Rehearsals underway with master composer Maria Schneider and the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra.

 

At the end of 2014 I went into the studio to record an accordion based trio album with double bassist Mark Harris and percussionist Nic Cecire. The mixing is in its latter stages and a launch of the album will be happening in the coming months so stay posted. 

Nic Cecire's setup at Free Energy Device Studios 'Nov 2014

Nic Cecire's setup at Free Energy Device Studios 'Nov 2014

I have a very special performance to announce on the 17th of February at the Delmar Gallery as part of the 2015 programme of the Society of Arts. I will be performing with the incomparable Phil Stack on double bass in this intimate duo concert. Tickets available HERE! 

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