Monday, June 17, 2013

This week at The Ellington

Be sure to catch a show or two from this weeks exciting program of music. A special Song Lounge this evening will feature Hip-Hop artists, followed by three great tribute shows from Joe Southwell, Jamie Oehlers and Lauren Lucille. Rounding out a big weekend will be the return of Sarah McLeod on Sunday with two unplugged shows for your listening pleasure.

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. This month we are featuring a unique showcase of Hip-Hop artists with a newcomer from the USA, singer-songwriter, Maria McClean to open the evening,DVS (David Vincent Smith), The Apprentice and SeastaChani. Click here for tickets

TUESDAY 7.00pm Joe Southwell and Friends Present the music of STING

During his time as the bassist and lead singer of the Police and then his various ventures as a solo artist, Sting has continued to intrigue and surprise. His memorable music and engaging lyrics tell tales of love, charm, tragedy and adventure, leading to his recognition as one of the great songwriter’s of our time. Bassist Joe Southwell brings together some of Perth’s finest musicians to explore and reinterpret some of his works. Journeying through famous hits from the Police era to some of his solo gems, this will be a magical evening of enchantment and subtlety. Featuring the amazing talents of Rhys Wood on vocals and harmonica, Russell Holmes on piano, Carl Mackey on saxophone, Mike Perkins on drums and Joe Southwell on double and electric bass. Click here for tickets

WEDNESDAY 7.00pm Jamie Oehlers Quartet - A tribute to John Coltrane

Jamie Oehlers, one of Australia’s premier jazz saxophonists, presents the music of probably the best known saxophonist in jazz music history, John Coltrane. Coltrane’s music ranges from  beautiful, haunting ballads and tone poems, to highly energetic and powerful modal improvisations. Expect tunes like Naima, Resolution (from A Love Supreme), Dear Lord and Central Park West, played by some of the most artistic and creative musicians in Australia.Click here for tickets

WEDNESDAY 10.30pm Night Cap Sessions - 5 dollars entry at the door

The Night Cap Sessions where a late night jazz duo will woo you with the finest jazz music, tasty and elegant Ellington food, quality beverages and intimately friendly service for you and your friends to enjoy late into the evening. No table reservations - first in best dressed. Be part of the nightcap scene at The Ellington Jazz Club where it’s not just warm, it’s hot. 

THURSDAY 7.00pm An Evening with Nina and Lauren

It's been 10 years since the incredible and intense singer/pianist Nina Simone left this earth and left a legacy like no other. After a sold out show in Brisbane, and shows in Sydney and Melbourne, Lauren Lucille and her quartet are bringing the show to Perth and paying tribute to Nina at The Ellington on Wednesday the 20th of June from 7.30pm. Joined by Tal Cohen on piano, Pete Jeavons on Bass and Daniel Susnjar on drums, it's sure to be an incredible night of the music and stories of Dr Simone! Click here for tickets

THURSDAY 10.30pm Night Cap Sessions - 5 dollars entry at the door

The Night Cap Sessions where a late night jazz duo will woo you with the finest jazz music, tasty and elegant Ellington food, quality beverages and intimately friendly service for you and your friends to enjoy late into the evening. No table reservations - first in best dressed. Be part of the nightcap scene at The Ellington Jazz Club where it’s not just warm, it’s hot. 

FRIDAY 7.00pm Penny King Quintet

After a busy few months, including a feature spot at the inaugural ‘Perth International Jazz Festival’, Penny is back at her favourite venue with her incredible band.  This stylish and sophisticated singer has been performing with her band since 1996, and is as well known to those in the know for her passionate and evocative stage presence as she is for her diverse arrangements of standards and contemporary tunes alike. Featuring Carl Mackey – saxophone, Tom O’Halloran – piano, Pete Jeavons – bass and Michael Perkins – drums. Click here for tickets

FRIDAY 10.30pm Dd Soul featuring Bindhu Holavanahalli

Dd Soul will be gracing the Ellington stage once again playing a combination of R&B, Pop, funk, Blues tunes. Fronting Dd Soul will be Bindhu Holavanahalli. Come down and enjoy the fine drinks and food menu the Ellington Jazz Club has to offer. Along with some entertaining music and great vibes, it will be a great night out!!! Vocals – Bindhu Holavanahalli, Keys – Norberto Flamenco, Guitar - Owen Hopwood, Bass – Dario Jiritano, Drums – Daine Spowart, Trumpet – Sam Timmerman, Tenor Sax – Amy Salter and Alto Sax – Tom Greble. Click here for tickets

SATURDAY 7.00pm Libby Hammer Quintet

A favourite among Perth audiences and musicians alike, jazz vocalist Libby Hammer brings an explosion of energy, vocal style and personality to the Ellington stage. Along with a top notch quartet, Libby delivers fun yet dramatic interpretations of a repertoire that stretches from classic to quirky. Click here for tickets 

SATURDAY 10.30pm Late Night Groove Series Presents Why Georgia 

Fresh from their debut on the Ellington Stage, Why Georgia? is welcomed back to the main stage for your Saturday Late Night Groove!  'Why Georgia?'  is one of the newest up and coming sensations to emerge out of Perth. 19 year old Georgia Reed's career took to a new level when she appeared on Season 1 of the highly anticipated phenomenon 'The Voice Australia' in 2012. Georgia has captured audiences over the years with the uniqueness of her voice, full of soul and warm timbre tones, reflecting that of a seasoned artist beyond her years. Now as part of the trio 'Why Georgia?' she is joined by the talented Chris Mackenzie (18) on guitar and Kim Thair (17) on keyboard/ guitar. If your a fan of laid back to upbeat hit covers, incorporating the likes of Amy Winehouse, Duffy, Of Monsters and Men, Rihanna, Estelle, Jessie J, Katy Perry, Pink, Adele, The Black Keys, Lily Allen, and Florence and The Machine, then your in for a treat! Click here for tickets

SUNDAY 6.30pm Sarah McLeod (Sydney)

Sarah McLeod grew to fame as the lead singer of one of this country’s most iconic rock bands – The Superjesus and has become one of Australia’s most diverse and powerhouse songwriters and performers - multi award winning, double platinum selling, and all-round media favourite. Cementing herself as one of the country’s great rock chicks, she has continued to carve a name for herself within the international spotlight. Fuelled by a musical curiosity, recent highlights in her career have seen her become a revered artist, performer, songwriter, and producer, who can comfortably nestle in amongst the realms of genres of rock, pop, and dance, acoustic on a global scale. 2012 - Sarah spent most of the last 12 months touring the country with her sublime acoustic show, and launched another project – Screaming Bikini – debut album is out now on iTunes. Sarah was invited to perform at the Playboy Mansion in Hollywood where she performed a few Screaming Bikini tracks. Another dance collaboration with Italian DJ/Producer EDX saw her jet off to Las Vegas to shoot the video clip for the song ‘Falling Out Of Love’; as well as the current track The Real Thing with I Am Sam – getting played on MTV and Nova networks nationally. She wrote 2 songs for the feature doco Fighting Fear, and also has a collab coming out with Kid Mac on his forthcoming album No Man’s Land. Sarah will head to America again in August for another show at the Playboy Mansion as well as showcase gigs around LA and NYC. There’s no stopping her. She’s doing it all and better than ever before… Click here for tickets

SUNDAY 8.30pm Sarah McLeod (Sydney)

See 6.30pm listing. Click here for tickets

MONDAY 24th June 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 Karijini String Trio - Susannah Williams (violin), Kathy Corecig (viola), Tim South (cello). Triage - Sara Duhig (Violin), Jessica Andrew (Clarinet), Craig Dalton (Piano). And last but not least Mixt’ - Matt Styles (Saxophone), Adam Pinto (Piano), Paul Tanner (Percussion). Click here for tickets

Coming Soon:

July 5th Grace Knight (Melbourne) 
July 19 & 20 Matthew Jodrell (NYC)
July 28 - August 11 A Saucy Little Secret 
August 23 & 24 Alison Wedding (NYC)
August 27 & 28 Gregory Porter (USA)

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