Monday, February 18, 2013

This week at The Ellington

The Ellington returns to 7 nights a week with the return of the popular Monday night Song Lounge and Chamber Jam shows presented by North Street Music. Also some quality mid week shows to catch from Matt Richards, Glenn Rogers and the new Manteca. Followed by a weekend with regular favourites Natalie Gillespie, Danny Martin, Penny King and Empire. Rounding out the weekend is the fantastic trad revival band Beans Buma's Boys of Rhythm and you're set with another week of top shelf entertainment at The Ellington. 

MONDAY 7.00pm Song Lounge

Song Lounge, North Street Music’s flagship singer/songwriter showcase is back for 2013 with a bang! We start the year with an incredible line-up with familiar faces and a new one! Ricky Green was heard busking on the street in Freo by NSM Director, Bourby Webster, and got snapped up to showcase his talent at Song Lounge for the first year. David Lazarus, the young prodigy is back, and with the wonderful Minky G and Helen Shanahan (the latter fresh from winning a WAM song of the year award at the end of 2012) the show promises to be the best of what Song Lounge can offer. Click here for tickets

TUESDAY 8.00pm Matt Richards Creatures Of The Deep

Plunge into the abyss with Matt Richards as he presents a totally new repertoire of music inspired by his many adventures from under the deep blue sea. Collaborating with Ben Matthews (Piano), Bronton Ainsworth (Drums), Phil Waldron (Bass), and Steve Richter (Didgeridoo and Percussion), Matt will take you on a wild and innovative exploration of Afro-Jazz inspired composition and exhilarating improvisation. Click here for tickets

WEDNESDAY 8.00pm Glenn Rogers Trio

Glenn Rogers, acoustic guitar, Robin Murray, bass, and Tom O’Halloran, piano present an evening of Glenn’s original compositions. The compositions represent over 10 years of Glenn’s musical journey, including influences of European jazz (the ECM label) and Western and Indian classical music.  The music encapsulates a cross pollination of musical styles and cultural influences.  It will be an intimate evening of acoustic instrumental music with a few solo instrumental items. Glenn’s music is inspired by both a sensitivity to the natural world, carnatic, jazz and classical music. Click here for tickets

THURSDAY 8.00pm Manteca

Manteca, The New Generation led By MD Kieran Hurley and Simon Styles was born out of 30 years of Uwe Stengel's Manteca Jazz Fusion tradition. The 9 piece Band includes RIC EASTMAN, PAT REALE, ROY MARTINEZ, MARIO ANAMALAY, ANNIE NEIL, KIEREN HURLEY, BENN HODGKIN, MATT RICHARDS AND SIMON STYLES. The music includes Aretha, Horace Silver, Brecker Bros and many others. Some of the finest jazz Fusion played by some of the finest and most experienced session musos in Perth. Click here for tickets

FRIDAY 8.00pm Natalie Gillespie

Natalie Gillespie is a female singer songwriter whose powerful songs take us on a journey many miles deep. Having recorded and toured nationally and internationally with Yothu Yindi, she is currently working on her second solo album. Natalie is a powerful performer and a passionate storyteller with a universal message of struggle, hope and joy. Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear this world class performer at one of Australia's finest live music venues - enjoy the ride. Click here for tickets

FRIDAY 11.30pm Fork Funk featuring Danny Martin

Get on down to check out the soul master himself - Mr. Danny Martin. Headlining bands such as Bootyjuice, Detour and a range of funky late night soul session at The Ellington, Danny Martin is the Real McCoy when it comes to quailty vocals and funky grooves. Don't miss what promise to be an extraordinairy show. Click here for tickets

SATURDAY 8.00pm Penny King Quintet

Described as a ‘sumptuous storyteller’, you will find Penny on stage with the finest jazz men the country has to offer. Any given show will take you on an eclectic journey, reflecting her wide range of influences, from Billie Holiday to Beady Belle, Duke Ellington to Kurt Elling, Joni Mitchell to Bjork, and all stops in between.  With her hard swinging style, impeccable phrasing and intonation, and distinctive interpretations, Penny and her band ensure that every show is truly a unique experience. Click here for tickets

SATURDAY 11.30pm Empire

Empire will make a much anticipated return the Ellington Jazz Club's Late Night Groove session. The 5 piece will bring you the undeniable Empire sound with happening new arrangements with also some ALL original Empire. Empire's performance brings top quality musicianship to mainstream audiences whilst revamping mainstream music for the more accomplished listener who appreciates talent and skill. Click here for tickets

SUNDAY 6.00pm Beans Buma's Boys of Rhythm

Beans Buma's Boys of Rhythm; a high-octane drove of young jazz mavericks determined to bring you all the explosive energy of the roaring 20's with a unique twist! EXPERIENCE the band that critics have described! WITNESS the awe-inspiring entertainment that leaves audiences wanting to never go home! Watch in shock and admiration as they blow your mind with the sound of pure delight. If you don't leave with a smile on your face, they'll eat their respective hats! Beans Buma's Boys of Rhythm are Cam "Beans" Buma on the trombone, Sam Timmerman on the trumpet, Tom Greble on Clarinet/Reeds, Malcolm Mah on the Bass Fiddle, "Crazy" Dave Gryl on the drums, and Lil' Steve Vacca is the Banjo Man. Click here for tickets

MONDAY 25th February 7.00pm Chamber Jam

Chamber Jam is back for its 5th year at the fabulous Ellington Jazz Club, Perth’s best live music venue. We have an amazing year ahead with 10 shows featuring nearly every instrument possible and the 1st kicks off on the 25th Feb, so book a table and come join us. Featuring Breanna Evangelista, ISQ and Four on Six. Click here for tickets

Coming soon: 

February 27th Band of Frequencies (Byron Bay)
February 28th Jack Carty and The Falls
March 7th Bob Sedergreen (Melb)
March 14th Eugene Ball (Melb) 
March 19th and 20th Grace Woodroofe (USA)
March 21st Brett Winterford (Sydney)
March 23rd Deborah Conway (Melb)
April 17th Stu Larsen 
May 17th & 18th Christine Anu presents REWIND - The Aretha Franklin Songbook

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