Thursday 2 April $15 M/NM/Conn • $10 Student U18 Jazz Singers Jam Night (Vocal Jazz) Music 7.00pm – 10.00pm Ingrid James introduces all the fun and spirit of this popular night with many special guests including some of Brisbane’s finest Jazz Vocalists. Sharing the stage with these amazing singers will be the Lachlan Mitchell Trio . All enquiries to Ingrid James [email protected] Friday 3 April GOOD FRIDAY GOOD FRIDAY: THE CLUB IS CLOSED STAY SAFE and SWINGING .. Saturday 4 April Members $25 Non–Members $30 APRIL 2015 GIGS (Standards / Originals) Band 7.30pm – 10pm New York based Aussie woodwind favourite Adrian Cunningham is making a special trip to BJC to release his new album “Ain’t that Right”, a collection of tunes by composer and long time Basie collaborator Neal Hefti. Expect to hear some swinging classics like Cute and The Odd Couple . Featuring Steve Russell, Helen Russell and Joe Marchisella in this swinging show. Sunday 5 April Members $20 Non–Members $25 EASTER SUNDAY SPECIAL Sam Maguire and the Hot Cross Buns Band 6pm – 9pm Direct from 4101, 4051 and 4058 we present Sam Maguire and the Hot Cross Buns. Don’t miss this Easter Sunday spectacular as they play your favourite songs from your favourite era of music. Featuring Lachlan ‘Lame’ Mitchell guitar and vocals, Rohan ‘Pity’ Seekers - piano, Jessi ‘Shame’ Dunbar - drums and of course Sam ‘Remorse’ Maguire - upright bass. Thursday 9 April $15 M/NM/Conn • $10 Student U18 Ingrid James Quartet (Vocal Jazz / Standards / Latin ) Band 7.30pm – 10pm Think of a warm, assured style hankering back to the jazz ‘cool’ of Anita O’Day and Chris Connor, a voice that uses dynamics in a subtle, delightfully restrained way and a singer who, expertly backed by regular accompanist-pianist John Reeves and superb rhythm section - Andrew Shaw and Paul Hudson, puts her own unforgettable stamp on everything from Cole Porter to Lennon-McCartney and you’ll want to hear more DRESS CODE: Please note that dress codes apply. Refer to the website for further details. Members $20 Non–Members $25 SCAT Band 7.30pm – 10pm SCAT does for jazz what bubbles do for soda-pop. Original tunes, tasty standards, clever arrangements, brilliant musicianship and serious humour is a package that audiences can’t get enough of. Fronted by vocalist Craig Burnett, SCAT brings unique blends of accessible sounds, instrumental mastery, lyric riffing, crowd interaction and off-beat humour. Craig Burnett - vocals, Chris Poulsen - keys, Jeremy O’Connor - double bass, Dan Smith - drums. Saturday 11 April Members $20 Non–Members $25 Kelsey Giarola (Standards / Vocal Jazz) Band 7.30pm – 10pm Vibrant vocalist Kelsey Giarola and her quartet are back performing a mixture of jazz arrangements and original tunes. Having performed on SBS National television and at multiple festivals throughout 2014, Kelsey and the band will leave nothing behind at this show. They are also excited to share the stage with successful New York pianist/vocalist Brenda Earle Stokes. Sunday 12 April Members $20 Non – Members $25 BJC 43RD ANNIVERSARY and SIGNING OF LEASE Brisbane Big Band – ‘love the sound’ (Big Band Jazz / Vocal Jazz) Band 6pm – 9pm Today the BJC has a double celebration with the 43rd Anniversary of the founding of the Brisbane Jazz Club, and the official signing of our lease with BCC, at which we hope to welcome the Lord Mayor. Doors Open 2.30pm Alan Western will present a special Brisbane Big Band show featuring Brad Esbensen and the BBB with special guests from the BJC - Melissa Western, Lisa La Celle, Di Clark, Duncan Read, Mal Page and Mal Wood - a night to remember and all the sounds you love! Doors Open 5.30pm Wed 15 April (Standards / Originals / New Jazz) Band 7.30pm – 10pm Guitar enthusiasts can look forward to an exciting night of picking, bending, tapping and sliding as some of Brisbane’s most talented virtuosos show us what they do best. Names of players will soon be revealed - stay tuned! Hosted by The Ravi Welsh Trio, Ravi has been influenced by an eclectic variety of music styles. (Fresh Jazz / Standards / Originals) (Standards / Vocal Jazz / Latin / Originals) $15 M/NM/Conn • $10 Student U18 The Ravi Welsh Trio Friday 10 April Adrian Cunningham – Album Launch (New York) Thursday 16 April Admission: $5 CLUB Night Jamming with the House Band. Band 7.30pm – 10pm Our popular go-with-the-flow night is making new friends all the time with Peter Walters presenting this impromptu live jazz from some of the liveliest local musicians around. Join us for a jam or just enjoy the coolest way to chill out. Food available and ‘mates rates’ drinks at the bar. Your music, your club - the natural place to be...... Full details, and bookings, are available on our website: www.brisbanejazzclub.com.au Friday 17 April Members $20 Non – Members $25 Paul Williams and Friends (Swing / Latin / Standards / Vocal Jazz) Band 7.30pm – 10pm Paul Williams – clarinet / saxophone, delivers his own soulful show of classic jazz standards, sharing the stage with Paul Hudson, Andrew Shaw, John Reeves and Mal Wood. Paul who performs regularly with the Caxton Street Jazz band, has performed with Isaac Hayes, Cilla Black , Al Martino, Gene Pitney, Linda Ronstadt , James Morrison, Bob Barnard, Tom Baker, Judy Bailey, Graeme Bell and the Nelson Riddle Orchestra. Saturday 18 April Members $20 Non – Members $25 Jazzarach (Standards / Vocal Jazz) Band 7.30pm – 10pm Join us for this one-night-only premier starring the timeless pieces from the swinging sounds of classic Bacharach. Jazzarach features a cross-generation of world-class musicians who share a mutual love of Bacharach and his rich harmonies, complex melodies and exciting rhythms, and a storyline to recapture your youth and speak to your life. Rediscover the many reasons these songs have stood the test of time. Sunday 19 April Members $20 Non – Members $25 Swing Central featuring Brad Leaver (Big Band Stylings / Vocal Jazz / Sinatra Style) Band 6pm – 9pm Australia’s most sophisticated swing band, is fronted by super suave Brad Leaver whose velvet crooning has melted hearts all over the world. Picture yourself dancing with your loved one, to the music of a more refined and romantic era, when women in hats and gloves were wooed by handsome strangers in the night and crooners like Sinatra and Dean Martin ruled the nightclubs. Thursday 23 April $15 M/NM/Conn • $10 Student U18 Andrew Baxter Band (Blues / Groove / Vocal Jazz) Band 7.30pm – 10pm Belief in the magic of musical collaboration inspires Andrew as a passionate and committed independent musician. Bringing new and different performers together, to see what magic can be created, Andrew believes in the importance of advancing as a musician on both technical and musical fronts. He is now one of the most respected musicians on the South-East Queensland blues scene. Information published in this guide may be subject to change or cancellation without notice.
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