LIVE @ THE TOWN HALL

Past Event


Join us for a series of Jazz and Contemporary live music performances at Albany’s iconic Town Hall.

Saturday 6 August 2022

6.10-1000pm | Doors open 5.30pm

JAZZ

 

6.10-7.20pm
RAINBOW COAST BIG BAND (FEATURING BLUEBIRDS)

8.00-10.00pm
DANIEL SUSNJAR AFRO-PERUVIAN JAZZ GROUP

 

TICKETS $35 - available online or in-store from Paperbark Merchants.

Cash/EFTPOS bar available – no BYO alcohol.

DANIEL SUSNJAR AFRO-PERUVIAN JAZZ GROUP (Pictured Above)

Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group – Winner, Best Jazz Act 2021 WAM Awards –

The Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group is a 7-piece ensemble which presents original compositions influenced by Afro-Peruvian rhythms, and fresh, unique arrangements of traditional Peruvian folk songs. Founded in Miami in 2011, and ignited by extensive touring and research in Peru, USA and the Caribbean from acclaimed Australian drummer/composer Daniel Susnjar, the ensemble continually pushes forward with innovative ways to express artistic sensibilities from the Afro-Peruvian and Jazz musical traditions.  

 

The results include multiple award wins (2021, 2018, 2017, 2016 WAM Awards, 2019 and 2017 APRA/AMCOS Art Music Awards WA State Award, 2 x 2015 Australian Jazz Bell Awards, 2015 WAM Jazz Song of the Year), the release of 4 critically-acclaimed albums (“Su Su Nje,” “Moth to a Flame,” “Spark” and “The Recipe”), extensive touring throughout the USA and Australia, and collaborations with world class musicians including Grammy award-winning trumpeter Brian Lynch (Art Blakey), percussion legends Alex Acuña (Weather Report) and Sammy Figueroa (Miles Davis), and Peruvian cajon icon Freddy "Huevito" Lobaton.  

 

Featuring:

Daniel Susnjar – drums/compositions 

Jayden Blockley – soprano saxophone

Luke Minness – tenor saxophone  

Chris Foster – piano 

Michael Ellis – guitar 

Nick Abbey – bass 

Iain Robbie – percussion 

 

Combining infectious grooves, emotive melodies, risk-taking improvisation and extreme dynamics, the Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group “radiates a joyful energy that infects not just the band members but the entire auditorium” – Sydney Morning Herald. 

SUPPORTED BY RAINBOW COAST BIG BAND (FEATURING BLUEBIRDS) 

The Rainbow Coast Big Band (RCBB) presents a selection of classic swing tunes for dancing, with that big band sound like no other.  RCBB will be joined for some Andrews Sisters tribute songs from the fabulous Bluebirds. RCBB will get your toes tapping, and if you're into swing dancing, bring your dancing shoes! The Rainbow Coast Big Band - which performed for over a decade in the 90s under the direction of Will Upson - re-launched in 2018, and has performed at the Town Hall Re-launch Ball, AEC, Vancouver Street Fest' and frequent dances at the Stirling Club. The group performs a selection of tunes for the swing era and beyond - from Count Basie, Glen Miller, Quincy Jones and more.

Event Details

Time: 6.10pm - 10.00pm | Doors open at 5.30pm

Venue: Albany Town Hall

Cost: Tickets $35 - Available at www.paperbarks.com.au or in store at Paperbark Merchants on York Street

Enquiries

Contact: City of Albany

Organisation: Albany Town Hall

Phone: 68203853

Email: arts@albany.wa.gov.au

Event Date(s)

  • Saturday 6th August 2022

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