John Shand | Music & Other Spheres Posts

April 12, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Wharf 2, April 9, 2013 Don’t be put off by the reality-TV title: Dance Better At Parties is much better than its name suggests. The premise carries echoes of Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks in which Nancye Hayes and Todd McKenney charmed Sydney audiences half a dozen years ago.…

April 10, 2013 / Off The Cuff

Readers who are vaguely curious about my writing outside of being a music or theatre critic may be interested in two forthcoming play-readings. This Saturday my play The Last Drop is being read, and on Saturday April 27 it is the turn of Guilt. The Last Drop is set in a future…

April 7, 2013 / Album Reviews - Archive

Chameleons Of The White Shadow (ABC) The last time Joseph Tawadros recorded in New York was with the cream of the world’s jazz musicians. This time he assembled elite players from the shadowlands between genres. In advance one might have puzzled over how a banjo or an organ would blend…