Sep
24
2013

Harry Sutherland Trio

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Foundry 616, September 20 A day that began with the funeral of the one and only Bernie McGann continued to be inauspicious for Sydney saxophonists when a damaged hand forced Dale Barlow to withdraw from this performance by his own band. His young colleagues – Harry Sutherland (piano), and Noel Mason (bass) and Tim Geldens […]

Sep
23
2013

Marilyn Crispell/Gary Peacock CD

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Azure (ECM) Pianist Marilyn Crispell and bassist Gary Peacock have much in common. Both have been vital forces in some of jazz’s headiest explorations, while also sharing a more lyrical side to their musical personalities. The intensity of their rapport was revealed when Peacock was in Crispell’s trio a decade ago, and now comes this […]

Sep
22
2013

Ute Lemper: The Complete 2013 Interview

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I spoke Ute Lemper, the modern queen – some would say goddess! – of cabaret, on the eve of her 2013 Australian tour… John Shand: How did the Pablo Nerua project come about? Ute Lemper: After having done this Bukowsky project, where I set the Bukowsky poetry to music I was looking for something else […]