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JODRELL / VANDERWAL / WINDSOR / FLORISSON
Tuesday 15 December 7.00pm
Mat Jodrell is one of Australia’s leading trumpet players, having just returned to Australia after 8 years living in New York City. He was a member of Miguel Zenon’s Identities Ensemble, the Birdland Big Band, Pedro Giraudo’s Expansions Ensemble, the Lucas Pino nonet and many others before relocating to Melbourne 6 months ago.
Mat has performed with some of the legends of Jazz including Ron Carter, Benny Golson, Branford Marsalis, James Spaulding, Kenny Werner and Carl Allen to name a few.
Recently relocated from London, Grant Windsor is an incredible pianist, composer, arranger, conductor and producer (worked with Jose James, Gregory Porter, Bilal, Clare Teal). Its been a big year with collaborations with the BBC Big Band, BBC Concert Orchestra, Guest soloist on Alison Balsom number 1 Album “Paris” and The Metropole Orkestra. This year Windsor made his Proms Debut Directing a Nationally Televised Prom at the Royal Albert Hall.
Originally from Perth, Ben Vanderwal has also spent time in New York and Melbourne and performed around the world including tours of the U.K., France, Ireland, India the U.S.A., China, Korea, Taiwan, Philippines. Japan, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, China and Thailand.
He has played with John Scofield, Charlie Haden, Howard Levey, Madeleine Peyroux, James Morrison, Chris Potter, George Garzone, Kate Ceberano, Mark Murphy, Ernie Watts, Lionel Rose, David Campbell, Rhonda Birchmore, Nigel Kennedy, Don Burrows, Deborah Byrne and Normie Rowe.
Karl Florisson is quickly becoming one of Perth’s most sought-after bassists, having skill and versatility between double and electric bass within a variety of different musical styles. Karl has performed and recorded with some of Australia’s leading artists, including singer/songwriter Katie Noonan and renowned jazz artists such as Aaron Goldberg, Joe Lovano and George Garzone. Aside from his experience within the jazz genre, he is involved in a number of projects ranging from funk, latin, world music, rock, pop and big band acts.
Don’t miss this stella group playing a mix of original music and re-imagined standard repertoire.