Monday, August 26, 2013

This week at The Ellington

Check out Chamber Jam tonight for the farewell of Erin Royer from Just Sax, Tuesday is a nice intimate mid week performance with Libby Hammer and then the same Wednesday with the Ali Bodycoat Trio. WAYJO are back Thursday for their tribute series and then the weekend will deliver as always with shows from The Seals, Jade Webb, Why Georgia and Jade Crompton. The first day of Spring rounds out the weekend with the wonderful singer Amelia Ong. We hope to see you this week at The Ellington

MONDAY 26th August 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 Wonderful With Wine - Hayley Rowntree (flute), Kendra Nailen-Smith (violin) and Sophie Curtis (Cello), Les Belles Adorees - Susannah Williams and Sara Duhig (Violin), Grace Ah-quee (Viola), Catherine Tabi (Cello) and Caitlin Bass (Bass) and Just Sax - Jesse Deane (Soprano Saxophone), Luke Pownall (Alto Saxophone), Erin Royer (Tenor Saxophone), Jess Herbert (Baritone Saxophone). Click here for tickets

TUESDAY 7.00pm Libby Hammer

Libby and the guys normally play weekends at the Ellington, so in honour of this unusual midweek spot, they are going to prepare something fabulous. They've told us that maybe they'll perform only weekday songs such as Stormy Monday, but at the time of going to print they couldn't think of any other weekday jazz songs, so they've said maybe they'll wear their jimmy jams. In any case, it's going to be special. Click here for tickets

WEDNESDAY 7.00pm Ali Bodycoat Trio

Well regarded as one of Western Australia’s most talented and respected professional jazz vocalists, Ali Bodycoat has established herself as an unrivalled force in the local jazz industry. A regular feature at The Ellington Jazz Club, Ali performs sold-out shows with the Ali Bodycoat Quintet. Chosen to support Marcia Hines in her 2008 concert at The Vines, Ali has also supported Vince Jones, Grace Knight and David Campbell and continues to work alongside some of Perth’s greatest Jazz musicians, such as world-renowned Perth export and Grammy nominated saxophonist, Troy Roberts and international Perth born artists, Graham Wood and Matt Jodrell. In March, Ali performed with The West Australian Symphony Orchestra for their Tribute to The Movies concert. In 2010, Ali created and performed two sold-out seasons of Minor Major Marlene Downstairs At The Maj – (Cabaret Carnivale), a dedication to Marlene Dietrich, and at The Ellington Jazz Club and in 2011, Ali performed and created Franklin – The Music of Aretha Franklin, again to sold out seasons Downstairs at His Maj and The Ellington. (Recently presented again at the Quarry Amphitheatre). Ali was thrilled to be a part of the inaugural Perth International Jazz Festival 2013. Initiated and created by Graham Wood, it was a long time coming and a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the insurmountable pool of Jazz talent in Perth. 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 WAYJO presents Quincy

WA Youth Jazz Orchestra Tribute Series: Quincy Jones Livings legend Quincy Jones has won 27 Grammy Awards, and produced some of the most memorable music of the last five decades. Join the WAYJO Swing Band at the Ellington Jazz Club as they pay homage to this giant of jazz. Click here for tickets

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

FRIDAY 7.00pm The Seals

After a massive success at their June show, The Seals, Perth's hairiest Bluegrass String Band, are back at the Ellington again with their usual eclectic selection of traditional folk/bluegrass with a tasteful mix of modern tunes done with a twist. With a traditional bluegrass instrumentation lineup (Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle & Baritone-Kazoo) these local hootenanny-mongers will have you dancing and carousing the night away, hey, on one occasion someone even married their cousin, a benchmark sign of a successful shindig. Be prepared........ Click here for tickets

FRIDAY 10.30pm The SPREAD featuring Jade Webb

Jade Webb is a soulful and inspiring singer who as been performing in R&B, Funk and Pop bands for many years around town. You may have seen her fronting the successful Soul, Pop group Booty Jooce at The Aberdeen on Saturday nights. Jade’s immersion in such a wide range of music has given her voice and unmistakable individual sound, which is both sweet but powerful. This is a show not to be missed. Jade will be joined by the tightest house-band in town The Spread: Roy Martinez on bass, Sean Phillips on drums, Chris Foster on keys and Harry Winton on guitar. Special guest  Danny Martin on backing vocals. Click here for tickets

SATURDAY 7.00pm Why Georgia

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 (18) on keyboard/ guitar. The trio formed in 2012 and perform regularly at Perth's classiest venues. Their fan base has continued to grow at a rapid pace regularly drawing new faces to every gig. On this occasion ‘Why Georgia?’ join with special guests Blake Skinner (18) and Lewin Riddell (18) on bass and drums to bring you a very special night. If you're 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

SATURDAY 10.30pm Late night groove series featuring Jade Crompton

Jade–Lori Crompton, daughter of Stax recording artist C L Blast's (known for his work on songs such as; Buster Brown's "Fannie Mae"; Don Gardner/Dee Dee Ford's "I Need Your Lovin'", Gladys Knight's "You Broke Your Promise" and the (fantastic) "Valerie" by Jackie & The Starlites). Her voice is said to be coloured by heartfelt Gospel tones, syrup smooth R&B, and playful melodies reminiscent of childhood Jazz influences. With a fusion of angelic melodies and sassy vocals this singer leaves her audience captured. The late night session will be an opportunity to discover the talent of local song bird Jade-Lori. Click here for tickets

SUNDAY 5.30pm Ameila Ong

A young, fresh, emerging jazz vocalist whose music is influenced much by Gospel, RnB, Soul, and Traditional Music is coming back to Perth for an exclusive and intimate show at the Ellington. Amelia has performed with many talented Australian jazz names such as James Morisson, Joe Chindamo, Graham Lyall, Katie Noonan, Troy Roberts, Dane Alderson also many Indonesian jazz legends like Buby Chen, Idang Rasjidi, Barry Likumahua, Andien, Yance Manusama, Rio Sidik and many more. Playing along side Robin Murray on bass, Ben Matthews on piano, and Bronton Ainsworth on drums she is ready to swing the club with some groovy standards and not to mention her beautiful originals at the Ellington Jazz Club. Click here for tickets

MONDAY 2nd September 7.00pm Holly Norman EP Launch

Holly Norman is a Western Australian songstress who draws on her classical music background and percussive inclinations to create songs that reflect the Alice in Wonderland in all of us. After years spent playing professionally as a percussionist, Holly began to combine a vivid imagination and her natural gift for catchy folk-pop melodies to create beautiful, and thought-provoking songs for listeners to fall in love with. This special performance will herald the release of her debut EP, 'Hollypop', successfully crowdfunded via Pozible, and will boast a full band line-up of excellent local musicians and horn arrangements for Holly's songs. Click here for tickets

Coming Soon:

September 7 & 8 Mark Wilkinson  (Sydney) - new shows on sale - be quick
Spetember 10 Sydney Conservatorium Jazz Orchestra - debut National Tour
September 11 The Strides  (Sydney)
September 13 & 14 Becc Sanderson (Scotland)
September 20 & 21 Gian Slater (Melbourne)
September 22 Charmaine Jones and Mike Bevan
October 17 Tim Chaisson (Canada)
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