Monday, November 19, 2012

This week at The Ellington

An exciting line up of new shows feature this week including Song Lounge (Monday), Lize Heerman (Tuesday), Cliff Lynton (Thursday), Friday night Clave and Jade Crompton's big birthday bash (Saturday). Come on down and join us for another sensational week of live music!!

MONDAY 7.00pm Song Lounge

Presented by North Street Music, Song Lounge features a selection of Australia's leading singer-songwriters together for an evening of wine, tapas and storytelling. Featuring Natasha Shanks - a sweetly personal intimate show of lost love and adventure. Elk Bell - showcasing for the very first time on piano including tracks from her forthcoming album. Nat Ripepi - rich, warm and emotive are a few words to describe the voice of one of Australia’s best kept vocal secret. The Rick Webster Project featuring Allira Wilson - Rick's latest release "The Rick Webster Project" is a new collection of pop tunes featuring Rick's guitar work combined with the vocal style of Allira Wilson. Click here for tickets

TUESDAY 8.00pm Lizé Heerman

South African singer/songwriter Lizé is known for her smooth and sultry voice and polished stage performances. With an impressive portfolio of television, radio and music under her belt, this singer/songwriter is a multi-talented artist who has already topped the South African charts. Her first released single went to no 1 for eight weeks and most recent single to no 4. She has performed around South Africa and in Europe and now plans to make Australia her home. With her sleek band and intuitive ability to read a crowd, this young starlet is bound to make a lasting impression on audiences in Australia. Click here for tickets

WEDNESDAY 8.00pm The Tilman, Ricki and Ben experience

Teaming up tonight will be Tilman Robinson, Ricki Malet and Ben Vanderwal in a powerhouse big band lineup that will knock your socks off. Delivering the music of Thad Jones and Bob Brookmeyer directly to your ear canals via a band of Perth's best established and emerging musicians. Featuring many of the raucous arrangements that made the Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra so famous and some of the more left-of-centre compositions that made people leave, this gig will have something for everyone. Trumpets - Ricki Malet, Benn Hodgkin, Andrew Gioia, Sam Timmerman Trombones - Jeremy Grieg, Tilman Robinson, James Cross, Bruce Thompson Saxophones- Carl Mackey, Ben Collins, Sean Little, Brett Smith, Mark Sprogowski Rhythm Section - Ben Vanderwal, Karl Florrison and Tal Cohen. Click here for tickets

THURSDAY 8.00pm Cliff Lynton Band Tribute to Larry Carlton and Robben Ford

Featuring Tom O’Halloran on keyboards and a 7-piece band. After many requests from friends and pupils, Cliff has put together a great band performing classic songs from Larry and Robben. The songs have been arranged for this line up so look forward to some fine playing by all of these excellent band members. Cliff has toured extensively throughout Australia, UK and Europe, among many gigs had the privilege of performing at the legendary Ronnie Scotts club in London. During his stay in London in the 70’s he was asked to join Fleetwood Mac but had to decline due to a recording deal at that time. As guitarist for the original fusion band Manteca, recorded live to air 10 TV episodes for ABC inc 2 albums. He won best movie soundtrack at FTI awards for animated movie in 06 and has been a guitar clinician for Fender, Gibson, Paul Reed Smith, Ibanez, Boss and TC Electronics. Click here for tickets

FRIDAY 8.00pm Friday night Clave

Get your local Cd shop to prepare a new perspex divider for a new genre combining all the sophistication of Jazz and the infectious rhythms of Latin America right here in Perth. Friday Night Clave features Allira Wilson backed by drummers Ben Vanderwal and James Sandon, Graham Wood on piano and bass legend Paul Pooley. Jazz standards will get a full Latinization and Brazilian, Cuban and Argentine songs will feature in a night of music inspired by the great continent of South America. Friday Night Clave featuring Allira Wilson on vocals, Graham Wood on Piano, James Sandon on Percussion and Sax, Paul Pooley on bass and Ben Vanderwal on Drums and Percussion. Click here for tickets

FRIDAY 11.30pm Soothe featuring Amanda Dee

Leading this successful band, vocalist Amanda Dee is clocking up her 25th year as a professional performer in Perth and has been described as having one of the smoothest, soulful voices you are likely to hear. Amanda’s incredible vocal range coupled with a unique ability to read the crowd makes her one of the most influential female vocalists working in Perth. Her vast career has seen her produce and perform numerous floorshows for nightclubs and special events, including a Dianna Ross show. Soothe are one of Perth’s most dedicated and long running bands, with a successful nine years at the Universal Bar and now after ten years, continue to pack the house every Saturday night in Bennys bar in Fremantle. Click here for tickets

SATURDAY 8.00pm Jade Crompton's big birthday bash

It's Jadey's birthday bash and you're all invited!! Come and celebrate the birthday of one of Ellington's favorite divas. Dance the night away to some of her favourite party songs as she and her band excite your auditory senses! Featuring: Pete Evans - drums, Roy Martinez - super bass, Lewis Moody - keys and more, Harry S. Winton - guitar and a variety of the Ellington's finest vocalists and musos! Click here for tickets

SATURDAY 11.30pm Elise Lynelle

Born and raised Perth local, Elise Lynelle presents her own unique style and charisma, she carries the influences of Motown, blues and soul. She will be accompanied by the finest musicians the city has to offer. She is without doubt, an exceptional natural talent with a flair for all things RnB, Soul and Funk. Elise's vocal sounds will transform and delight your senses as she takes you on a musical journey featuring a blend of classic songs, mixed with exciting new repertiore. A new talent on The Ellington stage that will make you sit up and listen!! Click here for tickets

SUNDAY 6.00PM Masina Miller

Perth based ‘Sensational Body & Soul’ singer Masina Miller will be escorting you on a colorful musical journey through the 1971 ‘Tapestry’ Album by the legendary Carole King. Due to the over whelming response to Masina’s  first ‘Tribute to the music of Carole King’s Tapestry Album’ at The Ellington Jazz Club, Masina is delighted to do an 'Encore' performance. Also included in this performance are songs from 'The Carpenters'. Click here for tickets

MONDAY 26TH November 7.00PM Chamber Jam

Chamber Jam @ The Ellington is a night of chamber music in Perth like no other.  Join some of Australia’s leading musicians in three outstanding ensembles performing in one of Perth’s most intimate live music venues. Featuring Courtney Bryce Hilton - Classical Guitar, The Walker Trio - Ray Walker (guitar), Jessica Gethin (violin), Sophie Curtis (cello) and Just Sax and Special Guests - Jesse Deane, Luke Pownall, Erin Royer, Jess Herbert. Click here for tickets

Coming soon:

December 4 Steve Tallis (Paris)
December 8 (6pm & 9pm) Tim Freedman's Fireside Chat 
December 12 Mark Lockett Trio (Melbourne)
December 15 Gian Slater and Chris Hale (Melbourne)
December 16 3.00pm Jackie Loeb (Comedy show - Sydney)
December 16 6.00pm Jazlyn live featuring B-Rol (Sydney)
December 17&18 Grace Woodroofe (USA)
December 19 Karen Lane (UK)

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