Seanny edited up this cracking rendition of “Reverie of Lack” in Norway with our special guest vocalist ELISABETH NYGARD-PEARSON
Super excited about playing with Stephen Magnusson again. It’s been too long!
Doo Bop Monday 28th August
Co-winner of the 2000 National Jazz Guitar Award at Wangaratta, Stephen Magnusson is one of the most versatile and distinctive musicians in Australia. Currently a member of Aria award winning ensemble Elixir with Katie Noonan, Stephen has performed and recorded with talented artists including Charlie Haden’s Music Liberation Orchestra, Meshell Ndegeocello, Rickie-Lee Jones, Tim Berne, Scott Tinkler, Ren Walters, George Garzone, Jim Black, Paul Grabowsky, Mike Nock, Julien Wilson and Vince Jones.
In addition to winning the Melbourne Music Prize in 2013, Magnusson’s Magnet (on LP and CD) won the 2013 Bell Australian Jazz Award for Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year.
Stephen Magnusson: Guitars
Sam Pankhurst: Double Bass
John Parker: Drums and Cymbals
The music is primarily groove based exploring sounds and textures within Magnusson’s unmistakable sound.
“An artist with nothing to prove but much to say.”
– All About Jazz, USA
It was super fun on the weekend to work with so many young aspiring percussionists. Here’s a video of my piece Tree Tree Too performed with a combined ensemble from 5 Brisbane schools