JAZZGROOVE – Matt Boden Quartet and Mike Nock Trio Plus
Matt Boden Quartet:
Matt Boden (piano) / Leigh Barker (dbl bass) / Cam McAllister (trumpet) / James Waples (drums)
After many years living and gigging in Paris, annoying the French and drinking far too much jus de chausette, Matt’s back!
The Tasmanian-born pianist Matt Boden teams up with long time collaborator Leigh Barker to lock heads with Sydney greats James Waples and Cam McAllister. They’ll be hurtling through a raft of original works in which the melody is always paramount, coupled with the freedom for each of the players to dismantle anything at anytime. Boden’s influences are all over the place: Art Tatum, Mahler, Ahmad Jamal, Edith Piaf,
Andrew Hill, Pearl Jam, Ethan Iverson etc. So eclectic that it sounds just like your Mum’s iPod playlist.
Anyway, come on down for some heartfelt swinging music played by a bunch of guys you would most likely be able to introduce to your Mum (especially if her playlist is THAT hip)
Mike Nock Trio Plus:
Mike Nock (piano) / Ken Allars (trumpet) / Karl Laskowski (tenor Sax) / David Groves (bass) / James Waples (drums)
If you haven’t yet heard Mike Nock’s award winning TRIO - PLUS
Ken, Karl, James and David bring their youthful energy and creativity to Mike’s standout compositions. Winning Best Jazz Album at the 2012 AIR awards this is a must-hear group showcasing some of Australia’s brightest young jazz talents.
***** 5 Stars The AUSTRALIAN 7/1/2012
***** 5 Stars LIMELIGHT April 2012
"No-one in their right mind would missing seeing Mike Nock when he comes to town
- What a great evening of rollicking music."
Review of Canberra TRIO-PLUS gig at The GODZ, Feb 5th, 2013.
“One of the world's key jazz pianists for the past 45 years.”
John Shand - SMH - Jan 25, 2013.
“Nock is, quite simply, one of the unsung piano heroes of the past 50 years.”
AllAboutJazz ( USA ) 2008.
Inducted into the Australian Jazz Hall of Fame in 2009, his biography “SERIOUS
FUN - the Life and Music of Mike Nock” was published in 2010 ( Norman Meehan
-Victoria University Press )
for more information go to www.mikenock.com
Weekly quality, contemporary Jazz and Jazz related music for your Tuesday evening stimulation.
7:30pm - Matt Boden Quartet
9:30pm - Mike Noke Trio Plus
Produced by Jazzgroove
Tickets $15 / $8 (JG members) at the door