Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Instrumental Work of the Year

At the Classical Music Awards at the Sydney Opera House last night I was honoured to have been presented with the award for "Instrumental Work of the Year" for my piece Walk a Golden Mile from the CD Resurgence.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Classical Music Awards

There are three works on the finalist short list for "Instrumental Work of the Year" at the Classical Music Awards. Two of the three are mine, Walk a Golden Mile and Waltz for Melanie both from my CD Resurgence.

The winner will be announced at the awards night to take place at the Sydney Opera House on Monday July 21. I have also been asked to perform at the Awards. The Classical Music Awards are sponsored by APRA and the Australian Music Centre. Full list of finalists here.

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Book review

My review of The Permanent Underground: Australian Contemporary Jazz in the New Millenium by Peter Rechniewski (Currency House) can be read here.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Melbourne performance Sunday July 6

A quick visit to Melbourne and a performance with David Jones (drums & percussion) and Evripides Evripidou (electric bass) at Bennetts Lane was a most memorable evening of spontaneous music making.