JAZZGROOVE – Matt McMahon Trio + Steve Barry Trio
Matt McMahon Trio (9:30pm)
Matt McMahon (piano) / Jono Brown (bass) / Simon Barker (drums)
Matt Mcmahon is a multi-award winning pianist from Sydney. The Matt McMahon Trio featuring Jono Brown (bass) and Simon Barker (drums) have been improvising together for seventeen years - drawing on their love of music from everywhere. Matt's compositions focus on allowing musical conversations to be the centrepeice of their performances.
"McMahon's playing is ravishing - the music is as good as any current piano-trio jazz" (John Shand SMH)
Steve Barry Trio (8pm)
Steve Barry (keys) / Thomas Botting (bass) / Tim Firth (drums)
Steve’s debut self-titled record was released through Jazzgroove in December and has quickly gained
high critical acclaim from both the Australian and Sydney Morning Herald. Tonight Steve’s trio is back at Jazzgroove with twice the kiwis and a bunch of new music inspired by a recent overseas sojourn.
“Barry's compositions and playing display a rare combination of melodic accessibility with a sophisticated level of musical inventiveness. His solos flow expertly in unexpected, yet logical and highly pleasing directions.” – John McBeath, The Australian
Produced by Jazzgroove - www.jazzgroove.com
Tickets $15 / $8 (JG members) at the door
Weekly quality, contemporary Jazz and Jazz related music for your Tuesday evening stimulation.