Tag Archives: James Waples

February 04

Tremolo – Mike Majkowski’s writhing sound. (music review)

It’s only the start of February in this new year and I have already had one of the busiest years on record. By all accounts its only going to hot up over the next few weeks and months, but on Saturday night I am going to see one of my favorite Australian Jazz bands perform. […]

January 27

Kinetic Jazz Festival – Voice and masks. (Festival Review)

I heard the voice of an angel this weekend. The sublime Tanya Sparke, supported by the very famous Peter Dasent.  All works performed were written by Sparke while on residency in Bundanoon. Here is a sample of the exquisite voice of Tanya Sparke: What is truly remarkable about Sparke is not so much her voice, […]

Roil – Frost Frost: Jazz Improv and beauty alive and well in Sydney

I’m off to see The Necks tonight – lucky lucky me – so there will be a review of that concert tomorrow. Today I thought I would review Roil Frost Frost, as they are another Sydney Jazz improv band – an off shoot project of The Necks Pianist Chris Abrahams in fact. Roil is: a […]