The 2012 Melbourne Jazz Festival is almost here
Readings is excited to be a part of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival again in 2012.
This year the festival features artists such as Joe Chindamo, Terence Blanchard (pictured above), Dee Dee Bridgewater and Japanese composer/pianist Hiromi.
As well as being an official sponsor of the festival, Readings will be selling CDs at select gigs. You can see our range of 2012 Jazz Festival CDs here.
Here’s the official blurb:
The Melbourne International Jazz Festival brings Melbourne to life this winter from 1 – 10 June, entertaining jazz aficionados and newcomers alike with more than 300 musicians and 100 events creating unforgettable experiences. The rich 2012 program brings jazz into the heart of Melbourne with late-night art parties, intimate club gigs, film screenings, masterclasses, daily free concerts, Evening Soundwalks and events for families and children.
To get you in the mood to the festival here’s a wonderful live performance from Hiromi, taken from her album Time Control.
Solo Live At Umbria Jazz 05
Another Place Some Other Time Music From The Films Of Coen Brothers
Anyone Who Had A Heart
Hush Collection Volume 11 Luminous Inspired By Mozart
Duende The Romantic Project
Paradiso Joy Of Film Music
Two years before Flow, Terence Blanchard released Bounce, a
departure from anything he had done in his already storied career.
It was a seminal album, with the ideas of a musician 20 years his
junior, but the skill and command...
The score for Anthony Hemingway's film Red Tails is the 33rd by
trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard. The music was performed
by the FILMharmonic Orchestra and Choir in Prague, under the
direction of Adam Klemens. The...
First Seed Ripening
Elixir is a trio of friends and musicians -- multi-platinum
selling songstress Katie Noonan, outstanding saxophonist Zac Hurren
and the highly-regarded jazz guitarist Stephen Magnusson. Each
artist brings to the project an...
Blackbird: The Music Of Lennon And Mccartney For Jazz Sextet
Multi award winning and multi platinum selling Australian songstress Katie Noonan returns with a stunning new album. 'Blackbird' was recorded in New York with the cream of veteran jazz players including Miles Davis' long-time...
Skin is Katie Noonan's sensual debut solo album which features
the uplifting track Time To Begin. As the voice of George Katie
Noonan has sold in excess of 250,000 albums, with her exceptional
vocals making her one of the most...