Serious Grooves from Sam.

To my mind, a satisfying musical experience is multi-layered - the mind, heart and hips are all engaged. Last night, April 24, the Sam Keevers Trio delivered an engaging  experience to an appreciative crowd in the intimate and cosy atmosphere…

The Australian-Brazilian ensemble at the Jazzlab, January 22

Brazilian music is always inspiring and uplifting, even the melancholy ballads about lost love. It was a special treat to hear the Australian-Brazilian ensemble at The Jazzlab, featuring music by various Brazilian  composers including Baden Powell, Guinga, Vinicius de Moraes…

The Songwriting Process

I sometimes get asked about how I write songs. Where does the initial impulse come from ? It can include a photo, or a fragment of text that keeps going round and round until it lands on the right rhythm…

Joe Chindamo at The JazzLab, December 30, 2020

It's almost the last night of the year. A year that no-one will forget, and that will be talked about and the experience of which is already being made into films, plays, podcasts, songs, videos, as well as several  terrabytes…