John Shand | Music & Other Spheres Posts

June 22, 2020 / Concert Reviews

Belvoir St Theatre, May 22 7/10 It hits you most at the end, with a view from Belvoir’s stage of the massed empty seats. The lights being switched off is such an eloquent statement of the plight; of the hole in our lives, and especially in the lives of everyone…

June 21, 2020 / Album Reviews

QUIRKS (www.stevearie.com.au) 7/10 Many musicians change their primary instrument in their teens, and the odd one (like guitarist Ralph Towner) in their 20s. But to spend 30 years as a double bassist in such stellar projects as Ten Part Invention and John Turnbull’s beat-poet show, Birth of the Cool, and…

June 19, 2020 / Features