A Journey Through Jazz

From Louis Armstrong to Herbie Hancock

Saturday 8 March 2014 at 7:00pm

Sunday 9 March 2014 at 2:00pm


Benjamin Northey conductor
James Morrison instrumentalist

Music as made famous by:

Louis Armstrong Basin Street Blues
Jack Teagarden The Birth of the Blues
Benny Goodman Sextet Seven Come Eleven
Hoagy Carmichael Stardust
Fats Waller Honeysuckle Rose
Duke Ellington Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, Mood Indigo and El Gato
Count Basie Li’l Darlin’
Dizzy Gillespie & Sarah Vaughan A Night in Tunisia
Charlie Parker Cherokee
Miles Davis All Blues, Round Midnight
Dizzy Gillespie Manteca
Stan Getz, Joao Gilberto, Charlie Byrd Desafinado
Herbie Hancock Chameleon
Weather Report Birdland

Take a trip through the history of jazz in the company of Australia’s master of the jazz, James Morrison. With conductor Benjamin Northey, Morrison will be your guide on this panoramic survey of syncopation, taking you on a journey from Dixieland to Bop, from the Birth of the Blues to Birdland.

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Read our interview with James Morrison where he discusses his jazz heroes Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie.

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