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They‚ll have you groovin‚ to the ‚old school‚ funk and soul music of Tower of Power, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind and Fire
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

Lolo†Lovina draw influences from Balkan Gypsies, Gypsy swing jazz and Tango. The band is fronted by Hungarian Romani-Gypsy singer Sarah Bedak & Serbian Gypsy guitarist and drummer Nenad Radic. Sarah & Nenad source the best musicians from around the Globe to work on their musical, recording, performance and theatre projects. Lolo play up-close, acoustic & intimate at the Django Bar, featuring Aria Award winning trumpet player Vladamir Khusid, dynamite saxophonist and piano player Leonid Beshlei, the best Serbian Gypsy rhythm guitarist in this hemisphere Nenad Radic and the sultry, authentic Gypsy vocals of front woman Sarah Bedak.



Lolo Lovina draw influences from Balkan Gypsies, Gypsy swing jazz and Tango. The band is fronted by Hungarian Roma
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

El Orqueston is a 12 piece Afro Cuban powerhouse playing Salsa, Timba and ChangŁi.

Led by Sydney bassist, Tina Harris, whose credits include being Musical Director for Helpmann award winning show Smoke and Mirrors, this mighty ensemble honours the great Cuban orchestras? that feature the sound of three trombones, violin and tres Cubano, on a bed of percussion, bass and keyboards. Playing an all Cuban repertoire of tunes by Los Van Van, Elito Reve y Su Charangon, Pupy, and Havana De Primera, El Orqueston is sheer joy and energy from beginning to end.

El Orqueston is comprised of a who?s who of Sydney?s top musicians from the latin music scene. The band is fronted by Peruvian Richard Valdez, whose powerful and dynamic tenor voice is complimented by the charismatic Carlos Velazquez, sharing vocal duties and putting out some serious musical energy.

Supported by solid harmonies, mellifluous and punchy trombone lines, fiery timbales, congas and bongo, El Orqueston is for listeners and dancers alike.†

Doors 7.30pm, Show 9pm†
Bookings close at 6pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability.
Delicious food (including pizza!) available. Fully licensed ?" NO BYO†
Please book carefully - as no refunds, credits or exchanges on tix!†
All ages welcome (but under 18?s must be accompanied by an adult)



El Orqueston is a 12 piece Afro Cuban powerhouse playing Salsa, Timba and Chang√ľi.Led by Sydney bas
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

Sydney?s hottest a cappella choirs in the African American Gospel tradition, JONAH & THE WAILERS, and THE ELEMENTALS, fresh from a sellout show at The Basement in Sydney, return to Camelot with what we can promise will be a great night! Book early to avoid disappointment!



SONS OF SUN ‚" ELVIS, JERRY LEE, JOHNNY AND ME (THE SAM PHILLIPS STORY) is arock and roll play about Sun Reco
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

Based in Sydney, the six-piece ensemble Chaika take their name from the Bulgarian word for ?seagull?. They create a beguiling and original sound-world, blending 4 female voices with clarinet, violin, piano, accordion, double-bass, guitar and percussion.

Chaika draws influence from folk traditions, jazz and classical music. Described as ?cinematic, deeply touching and meditative?, as well as ?exuberant, virtuosic and uplifting?, Chaika?s strength is the elusiveness of their style. Like their namesake, Chaika gently wander through foreign lands, through storms and through stories, emerging rich with experience and an enchanting tale to tell.

Their two independent album releases, 'I Monti' (2014) & 'Chaika' (2012) explore a rich collection of both traditional and original compositions, which have taken them to many major folk festivals and venues across Australia.

Originally an all girl quartet, last year their dynamic was taken to a new level with the addition of Gosford based musician Rendra Freestone and Swedish double bassist Johan Delin. Rendra's sensitive and creative use of a wide range of percussion instruments injects a contagious energy into all of Chaika's live performances, while Johan, who now calls Sydney home, moves with ease through genres of jazz, tango and folk and brings to Chaika both a playful humor and dedicated seriousness. Laura Bishop, who introduced Rendra to the band through her guest performances with his taiko group The Rhythm Hunters, brings much of the Balkan element to Chaika?s sound from her extensive performance experience with Bulgarian women's choir Martenitsa, as well as sweeping cinematic soundscapes inspired by her past as a film score orchestrator and work with Australian film composers such as Nigel Westlake and David Hirschfelder. Laura?s sister, Susie Bishop, is one of the most in demand vocalists of both the classical and contemporary folk scenes of Australia, singing with highly esteemed groups such as The Song Company, The Parsons Affayre and The Renaissance Players. Her superb violin playing is an intimately spellbinding aspect of Chaika?s sound. Classically trained pianist, Emily-Rose Sarkova, has fast become one of the most popular piano accordion players of Sydney, playing with big names such as ARIA award winning Monsieur Camembert and tango quintet TŠngalo. Her compositional skills and virtuosity at both keyboards are integral to Chaika?s magic. Laura Altman's understated and hauntingly beautiful clarinet is often admired for it's unique timbre, and her heavy involvement in the free improvised music scene creates a space and unique gossamer texture to the music.

Fresh from touring their second album, 'I Monti', and having previously graced the stage of Camelot, tonight they will be descending downstairs to the luxury of the Django Bar. Join them, pull up a couch, and enjoy this rare opportunity to hear an evening of their unique music.

?It is easy to be enchanted by the beauty of their four-part harmony vocals?

?" Tony Hillier, The Australian

?Beautiful! I love the way your pieces often abruptly shift gears, and how the textures change - how we're bopping along with an instrumental when suddenly we're into four-part female vocals? Most of all I love the soul with which you imbue your pieces?

- Martin Wesley-Smith (Australian composer)

?Clarinet, accordion, violin & double bass all intertwine diversely & at times unpredictably giving Chaika a rich depth. ? such a young & talented group of musicians? ?" Eastside Radio, Sydney

Chaika are:

Emily-Rose Sarkova: Accordion, Piano, Vocals

Laura Bishop: Percussion, Piano, Vocals, Accordion

Susie Bishop: Violin, Vocals, Guitar

Laura Altman: Clarinet, Vocals

Johan Delin: Double Bass, Vocals

Rendra Freestone: Percussion, Vocals, Guitar.

www.chaikaband.com



Based in Sydney, the six-piece ensemble Chaika take their name from the Bulgarian word for ‚seagull‚. They create a beg
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

CLOSE TO FOREVER EP LAUNCH + TANYA SPARKE

It is with great excitement and deep joy that Close to Forever launches their
eponymous debut EP at Sydney?s favourtie boutique venue The Camelot Lounge. Joining in the celebrations will be the most wonderful Tanya Sparke plus special guests.

Close to Forever is an exciting project from seasoned performers Dale Caldwell
(Voices from the Vacant Lot, Martenitsa) and Ben Fink (The Whitlams, Lior, Waiting for Guinness, Christa Hughes, Stiff Gins,
Voices from the Vacant Lot). Sharing their handcrafted interpretations
of songs of love and loss, sorrow and joy, they transport you into a world of lush harmonies,
beautiful silences and timeless melodies.

Armed with just their voices, one guitar and haunting atmospheric effects, they share original works, favourite rarities and uncovered gems. Anything from Tim Buckley and Cat Power to Nina Simone and traditional Armenian laments.

"Every once in a while you get invited to a very special evening and Sunday night at the Red Rattler was one! Dale Caldwell & Ben Fink were so good each song was followed by almost total silence. No one wanted to break the sonic spell by clapping first" Geoffrey Datson

Their eponymous debut EP was recorded in late2013. Spending hours, days, weeks,
even months, working on these songs, they lovingly crafted these arrangements, trying to find their own unique way of presenting these beautiful songs. Recorded mostly "live to tape" with some very nice microphones put through some really nice preamps in a great little underground studio near Nelson Bay.

Tanya Sparke's voice has been described as simultaneously transcendent and gut wrenching, earthy and angelic. She is all this and more. Tanya has led, arranged, composed and conducted numerous choirs and groups around Australia, most notably The Cafe of the Gate of Salvation and the Choral Sea concerts at Sydney Town Hall. In her own right she has recorded two wonderful albums, Darkwood Road and Uncomfortable Little Adjectives, and has already written a yet unrecorded third album of songs. After a lifetime in music Tanya?s skill and class as a singer and composer is a rarity not to be missed.
?Listening to Tanya is a totally original experience. Treasured, deep, intoxicating?
Jane Campion (film maker/writer)



The Rockabilly WomenA Salute to the Trailb
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

BRAZIL RETURNS TO CAMELOT

A snapshot of the 1970's Black Rio Samba, Soul and Funk movement in Brazil.

FEATURING 10 PIECE ALLSTAR BAND

Following amazing string of sell out shows, 10 piece Brazilian Big Band Kriola Collective return to Camelot to conquer the dance floor with an explosive set of Brazilian infused Soul, Funk and Brassy Samba from the Black Rio movement.

Stemming from the well known 'I like it like that Orchestra', Kriola Collective is an unique 10 piece band featuring some of Sydney's best Funk, Soul and Brazilian players from groups such as Burn the Floor, Oba Oba, Mucho Mambo, Jackie Orzasky, Cumbiamuffin and Sambasoul who perform a sizzling, seductive, and syncopated snapshot of the 1970?s in Brazil.

After huge performances at the Basement, Bluesfest, Darling Harbour Fiesta and Sydney Festival Becks Bar they have become a Camelot favourite with their fusion of Brazilian Soul, Funk, Capoeira, Olodun and Rio Carnival Samba.

The Black Rio movement began in the late '60s and '70s, the funk and soul music of James Brown, Aretha Franklin, and many other African American superstars sparked a cultural awakening of black pride around the world. In Brazil that awakening expressed itself in the music of young people of colour from Rio to S?o Paulo, who ?Brazilianised? those North

American styles into their own groove thang. The result was a musical movement called Samba Soul. The

genre emphasized snappy backbeats, deep and funky bass lines, and jazz horn sections with tinges of salsa and homegrown samba. James Brown was an inspirational figure for young black Brazilians and his sound sowed the seeds for the Brazilian style ?Baile Funk?. Along with soul music, ?traditional? funk was picked up and taken to the hearts of kids in the major cities of Brazil in the 1970s as an entirely new and thrilling sound inaccessible via the predominantly white, middle class-controlled media. Unusually in a city of such rich live
musical history, the pioneering Banda Black Rio were one of the few domestic purveyors of the 70s funk sound taking the city by storm, a group assembled by Soul Grand Prix from the best musicians around to capitalize on the popularity of the music. Other famous artists of Brazilian Soul and Funk were Jorge Ben, Tim Maia, Di Melo, Bebeto and Dom Salvador.

A celebration of Soul, Funk and Samba 1970?s Brazilian style!




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Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

Johnny G & the E Types have gained notoriety for their sell out Memphis Soul Revue concerts. Much like the legendary Booker T & The MGs and the Memphis Horns, Johnny G & The E Types have been wooing audiences as the sharp dressed backing band for Sydney?s finest soul vocalists delivering these STAX soul classics in their raw and original form.† This is the southern soul that inspired films including The Sapphires, The Blues Brothers and The Commitments ?" with the credibility and raw energy that comes from Memphis 1967. †Dig it!


Doors 7.30pm, show 9pm
Table bookings for groups of 8 or more only ?" email us for table reservations AFTER you have prebooked?Bookings close at 6pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability.

Delicious food (including pizza!) available. Fully licensed ?" NO BYO
Please book carefully - as no refunds, credits or exchanges on tix!
All ages welcome (but under 18?s must be accompanied by an adult)



The Baker Suite¬†‚Art-folk-p
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

†Following a string of sell out shows, Marsala are back at Camelot for another huge party! Marsala covers some of the best music from Cuba, Colombia, Brazil, Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia, Russia, France, Italy, Spain, Zimbabwe?

They do Gypsy Music, Tango, Salsa, Samba, the African Township thing, French Rap, Italian Jazz, Tom Waits songs, Russian Folk songs? anything to make audiences feel passionately and dance beautifully. They create passion and romance where ever they go. Audiences can?t help but dance and fall in love with each other?s traditions.

Marsala is more of an institution than a band. It brings together the life work and study of some outstanding musicians. They bring together knowledge and understanding of various traditions and continue to explore and present ?the world? in music.? Some of the incredible featured musicians in Marsala include?

Vladimir Khusid grew up in Azerbaijan and studied trumpet under the rigors of communism. He worked as a trumpet player for all of his early life. He left the USSR during the cold war and the price he paid for taking his family to the west was to have his trumpet, his lively hood confiscated at the airport as they were leaving. He worked in a bread shop in Sydney until he could buy an instrument, learned English and is now one of Sydney?s most respected and well rounded trumpet players as well as being in charge of the brass at Sydney Boys Grammar School. His maturity, wisdom and astonishing playing brings worlds of experience in classical, jazz and traditional Eastern European musical traditions.

Lupco Stojcevski, who learned the Macedonian tradition of music and saxophone from his father Blagoja Stojcevski. This family has kept that tradition alive and strong in Sydney. The saxophone is a totally unique instrument in the hands of a Macedonian musician and this is a strong feature of the Marsala World Music Mix. Lupco?s sax playing has to be seen and heard to be believed!



 Following a string of sell out shows, Marsala are back at Camelot for another huge party! Marsala covers some of
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

Fred Smith and band will be launching his brand-new CD, Home.

Since 1998, he has released eight albums. Interestingly, they are all good. As Sydney morning Herald critic Bruce elder wrote:

?It is about time Australia caught up with Fred Smith. This remarkable singer-songwriter - who at various times reveals influences that range from Paul Kelly via Lou Reed to Loudon Wainwright III to Leonard Cohen - keeps releasing amazingly accomplished albums... He is also very funny.?

But it was not until his 2011 release Dust of Uruzgan that Australia did finally catch up with Fred Smith. Written while working for 18 months in southern Afghanistan, the album earned him critical acclaim and comparisons with the great Australian songwriters Eric Bogle, Don Walker and John Schumann.

Fred went back to Afghanistan for six months in May last year and returned in November to finish the aptly named Home. Home was recorded in the backyard studio of Shane O'Mara in Yarraville Melbourne. The renowned guitarist and side man of choice to artists like Chris Wilson and Tim Rogers, O?Mara has brought to the fore the delicate fingerpicking chops that has long been the backbone of Fred's writing, and added some of his own sublime licks.

Said Fred: "it's an album about coming home and calming down. Compared to Dust of Uruzgan I would say: ?more personal, less war and death??.



Miriam has been described as ‚something of a renaissance woman ‚Ķ‚ĶSomehow she achieves the almos
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

Dahlia Dior has re-invented herself yet again by injecting theatrical flair into her Cabaret performance, utilising her story telling and acting experience, coupled with her vocal and language skills. The result is a one woman show by a narrator/actor/singer who will transport her audience back in time to a Bohemian Paris of long ago, with its steamy garrets, starving artists, and French chanson.

Dahlia's styles vary from Jazz, blues, chansons poemes (poetic songs), chansons rťalistes (realistic songs), and torch songs (love ballads), to the pulsating French Java and tango of the music halls.

Edith Piaf and Friends is a tribute to the legendary musical icons of French cabaret, with a selection of Edith Piaf?s evocative and much loved songs, including La Foule, Mon Dieu, Le Gitan et La Fille, and Je Ne Regrette Rien; George Moustaki?s popular Milord; Charles Aznavour?s romantic La Bohťme; Charles Trenťt?s evergreen La Mer; Django Reinhardt?s evocative blues ballad Nuages; Juliťtte Greco?s description of naughty Paris, Paris Cannaille; and Jacques Brel's piece de resistance, Ne Me Quite Pas.

Dahlia, born in Jerusalem, commenced singing at a very early age, and quickly established herself as one of the most popular performing artists in Israel, climaxing with her starring role in the highly successful and much loved Israeli musical - Kazablan (Israeli version of West Side Story), which ran for 2 years. She is a singer of enormous vitality and energy, and her styles include jazz, blues, torch, gypsy, World Music, and sometime she burst into wild cabaret. Dahlia can authentically sing and interpret songs from all over the world, and is indeed one of the most versatile vocalists, singing in over 20 languages. She began her international career in London?s prominent West End clubs such as the Astor Club and George Raft's Colony Club on Berkley Square, and also Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Manila and Bangkok. In Australia Dahlia has performed on the same bill with legends such as Ray Charles, Matt Monro, Blood Sweat and Tears, Tiny Tim, Lulo Reinhardt, and the famous Metropolitan Opera tenor, Jan Peerce.

What the critics say: The Gallic tradition of torch songs, cabaret songs, Gypsy songs, opera and jazz is as rich as bechamel sauce, and Dahlia Dior gave us the full gamut... She sang tunes made famous by Edith Piaf, Charles Aznavour, and Michel Legrand... Dior's special gift is to animate not just her face and the lyrics, but the stage and the whole room. With eyes like rising suns she charmed with demureness one moment, beguiled with raunchiness the next... this was Dior's night: as effervescent as champagne". John Shand - The Sydney Morning Herald

?There?s nothing quite as inspiring as French song when it?s done right. Dahlia Dior does it just right and doesn?t restrict herself to Piaf, but ranges over the best work by the likes of Aznavour, Montand, Chevalier, and more when she presents ?Chansons d?Amour?, a tribute to 100 years of French Cabaret? The Drum Media

I?ve waited way too long to see Dahlia Dior, and as I discover, Dahlia?s versatility across, jazz, cabaret, chanson, torch songs and much more, knows virtually no bounds. Famous and not-so-famous songs are worn together with biographical excerpts: it?s as if that little bird has confided a few secrets. Dior?s fragrant recreation of the mood and disposition of France?s ?national popular singer? is spellbinding ?.and one is transported back to her heroic beginnings. Dahlia is a consummate performer; an astonishing singer, with a commanding theatrical presence. This show alone is one which should be seen in Paris and all over the world. Wherever La Mome Piaf is known and loved. It brings her back to life. ?Padam, padam, padam!? go the heartstrings. Showbiz critic Brad Syke

The show Edith Piaf and Friends, was a sell-out at Double Bay?s Blue Beat?The chanteuse Dahlia Dior, her voice beautifully accented, rich, smooth, and well rounded, reverberating like a true French Chanson? Dahlia told the tale of the starving artist and his lover/model/muse in 'La BohŤme' and then wonderfully singing Edith?s ?La Vie en Rose?. Love and Paris go together in a city that is the embodiment of our romantic fantasies, along with Edith Piaf and the songs of her era. Dahlia, echoing the longing love can evoke, and the desperation of holding on to a lover, begins Jacques Brel?s ?Ne Me Quitte Pas? beautifully in French, evoking the sentiments of Brel, who seemed to perform the words with tears running down his face? The spectre of the singer?s voice, the cabaret, the carnival, the gypsy camp, all unfold? When performing the iconic song of the quintessential Edith Piaf 'Non Je Ne Regrette Rien' Dahlia?s voice roars and soars to heaven, the audience joining at times, then spontaneously applauding and exploding with this much loved song delivered with full length and breadth without limits, like the delightful range of the singer?s voice. The show ends with the song 'Hymn a L?amour? (Hymn to Love), summing up the sentiments of the event.... Fayrose Lutta Eastside Radio



Dahlia Dior has re-invented herself yet again by injecting theatrical flair into her Cabaret performance, utilising her
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

El Orqueston is a 12 piece Afro Cuban powerhouse playing Salsa, Timba and ChangŁi.

Led by Sydney bassist, Tina Harris, whose credits include being Musical Director for Helpmann award winning show Smoke and Mirrors, this mighty ensemble honours the great Cuban orchestras? that feature the sound of three trombones, violin and tres Cubano, on a bed of percussion, bass and keyboards. Playing an all Cuban repertoire of tunes by Los Van Van, Elito Reve y Su Charangon, Pupy, and Havana De Primera, El Orqueston is sheer joy and energy from beginning to end.

El Orqueston is comprised of a who?s who of Sydney?s top musicians from the latin music scene. The band is fronted by Peruvian Richard Valdez, whose powerful and dynamic tenor voice is complimented by the charismatic Carlos Velazquez, sharing vocal duties and putting out some serious musical energy.

Supported by solid harmonies, mellifluous and punchy trombone lines, fiery timbales, congas and bongo, El Orqueston is for listeners and dancers alike.†

Doors 7.30pm, Show 9pm†
Bookings close at 6pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability.
Delicious food (including pizza!) available. Fully licensed ?" NO BYO†
Please book carefully - as no refunds, credits or exchanges on tix!†
All ages welcome (but under 18?s must be accompanied by an adult)



El Orqueston is a 12 piece Afro Cuban powerhouse playing Salsa, Timba and Chang√ľi.Led by Sydney bas
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

The First Ladies of Soul show is a spectacular showcase that features the music of Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Etta James, Freda Payne, Gladys Knight, Natalie Cole, Randy Crawford, Roberta Flack, Chaka Khan, The Emotions & many more.

Sassy Soul, Deep Funk & Raunchy Blues- Grove and sing along to a program of the finest soul Classics!

If you love The First Ladies of Soul, you will LOVE this show!

Sensational Sydney singers, JO ELMS, KIM HART & LIZA OHLBACK, will be backed by a super band of some of Sydney?s finest musicians including: Eric Rasmussen?" guitar (Human Nature), Victor Rounds-bass (Marcia Hines), Brendan St.Ledger ?" keys (Wendy Matthews), Kimi Tupaea ?" drums (Barry Leef Band), Jay Stewart (Marcia Hines)?" second keys

Click on this link to see a medley clip of First Ladies of Soul show live in concert:

Or visit our website for all the show & cast information:http://www.firstladiesofsoul.com/



Melissa Oliveira (Portugal) - Sydney - Friday 08-Aug-2014 8:30 PM
Foundry616 Jazz Club, 616 Harris Street Sydney NSW 2007

Melissa Oliveira (Portugal) featuring JAM

Foundry616 is excited to present this Sydney debut from an outstanding Portugese singer-songwriter, based in Netherlands, who makes a special appearance at the club to celebrate the release of her first album.

Australian-Portuguese singer Melissa Oliveira recorded her debut album, In my garden, in Boston with special guests Greg Osby and Jason Palmer and it?s just like an intoxicating colourful garden where 10 tracks show 10 different varieties of flowers, branching out to samba, blues, world music, original tunes and twisted standards.†

In addition to presenting songs from her album and bringing them alive by use of live visuals, Melissa will also perform songs inspired by fado, making use of the Portuguese guitar with a groundbreaking and fresh approach.

This project also features JAM, who adds an impressive audio-visual layer to this unconventional line-up by using turntables in an interactive way so that even audio-visual solos are possible thus resulting in no two shows being alike by maintaining the spirit of jazz. To make this project even more eclectic, some of the visuals presented are inspired by works by famous Dutch painter Piet Mondriaan.

Known for their refreshing approach to jazz and their vivid performances, Melissa Oliveira feat. jam, currently based in the heart of Europe in the Netherlands, are a live act whose quirkiness places them in a league of their own.

Come and experience a fresh new sound and live experience you will not forget.

Melissa Oliveira | voice

Rui Silva | Portuguese and el. guitar

Maksim Perepelica | Bass

Jo„o Martins | Drums

JAM | turntables & visuals

WATCH A LIVE GIG (2014) HERE

More info:

www.melissaoliveira.com

www.jam-art.net



Foundry616 Jazz Club, 616 Harris Street Sydney NSW 2007

?Hawkins enters the realm of masterful? Smoothjazz FM

Fresh fro m their recent win for BEST PIANO ALBUM at the prestigious Zone Music Reporter Awards Show in New Orleans, Foundry616 is delighted to present evocative pianist & ethereal singer Fiona Joy with The Blue Dream Ensemble and Guest Artist singer/songwriter James Englund for an evening of music to dream to.

?One of the brightest lights in the instrumental genre, Fiona Joy is posed to move into stardom?† Will Ackerman (Founder Windham Hill Records)

Blue Dream Ensemble players Rebecca Daniel (ACO violinist/vocalist) and Dr John Napier (cello), will join Fiona Joy?s ethereal vocals and piano to create an orchestral soundscape with Classical and World Music elements.

Concert reviewer Micheal Diamond wrote ?What I appreciated most was being able to listen AND watch Fiona at the piano. The passion and elegance in her performance was breathtaking as her flawless technique combined with pure emotional expression.? Throckmorton Theatre San Francisco Nov 2013.

Fiona was named the Best New Age artist by All Stars Radio and won the internationally voted radio ZMR Award for Best Contemporary Piano Album for 2013. ARIA Finalist for her album Blue Dream, Fiona Joy is just back in Australia after performing at the ZMR International Radio Awards and looks forward to touring China, the US and Germany in 2015.

Guest Artist James Englund is a Sydney born singer/songwriter and producer who has toured with John Butler, played all over Australia and scored well known Aussie TV shows. James plays many instruments but is best known for his vocals and songwriting. ?Sting meets Bruce Hornsby with a touch of Jeff Buckley?: Cookie Marenco Blue Coast Records San Francisco.

BREAKING NEWS! Fiona Joy has won Best Piano Album at the 2014 ZMR Awards Show in New Orleans, making it two years in a row!

View a performance on You Tube: NEW ORLEANS

PERFORMANCE VIDEO 1(full showcase performance)

PERFORMANCE VIDEO 2(The Journey)

PERFORMANCE VIDEO 3(600 Years)

MORE INFO:
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www.youtube.com/fionajoy

www.fionajoy.com



FUNK. FAREWELL. FUNDRAI
Foundry616 Jazz Club, 616 Harris Street Sydney NSW 2007

Sydney-based pianist and producer Danny G Felix returns with his new six piece Latin jazz outfit to the Foundry following their debut in May.†

With Proyecto 5, Danny brings to Australian audiences the classic live Nu-yorican Latin-jazz sound?musically complex but with raw energy and great for dancing. Inspiration for the band came from Danny?s visits to Colombia, USA and Cuba, including playing in New York with greats such as Jimmy Bosch, Ray de la Paz and Pete Nater.†

Danny had already attracted attention on the world salsa scene based on tracks from his Danny G Felix Project album (Elegwa 2011). This group will be performing several brand new compositions by Danny as well as some classic New York Salsa and Latin jazz repertoire by the likes of Eddie Palmieri and Joe Cuba.

Piano - Danny G Felix

Vocals, Trombone - Victor Hugo

Trumpet - Ken Allars

Congas - Giorgio Rojas

Bass - Salvatore Santoro

Timbales - Steven Manovski ††



Sydney-based pianist and producer Danny G Felix returns with his new six piece Latin jazz outfit to the Foundry followi
Foundry616 Jazz Club, 616 Harris Street Sydney NSW 2007

Jazzgroove presents ......


8.00pm - Matt Boden Trio (TAS)

Hobartian pianist Matt Boden returns to Jazzgroove for another riotous evening?s jazzing with his brand new trio, featuring Leigh Barker (Melbourne) and Lionel Boccara (Paris). This show will be part of an eastern seaboard tour of Australia, capitalising on the fact that Boccara will be fresh off the back of a tour of Japan with renowned jazz pianist Yutaka Shiina. The three of them will be playing Boden?s originals, and rummaging around in the canon for fresh meat.

Matt Boden - Piano (TAS)
Leigh Barker - Double Bass (VIC)
Lionel Boccara- Drums (FRANCE)


9.30pm - Jonathan Zwartz Trio
Ben Hauptmann, Jonathan Zwartz and Hamish Stuart formed a trio in early 2014 called ?Jants Stengalen?. Playing mostly original music (all three are composers), this group manages to traverse some diverse stylistic terrain, with references to Bill Frisell, John Scofield and New Orleans music.

Ben Hauptman - Guitar
Jonathan Zwartz - Double Bass
Hamish Stuart - Drums


What is Jazzgroove?

Jazzgroove is a not for profit organisation presenting high-quality original and improvised music from various jazz related cannons. Our focus is on musicians who are in the early stages of forming a national and international career. Jazzgroove's purpose is to nurture upcoming musicians by allowing a platform and performance opportunity to an established audience through our weekly Tuesday double bill events, marketing/ promotion support while also providing a dialogue and mentorship between past Jazzgroove performers and more experienced musicians.

Jazzgroove at Foundry616

Rising Stars + Targeted Performer Series



By popular demand, Foundry616 brings back this exciting local band led by saxophonist Mark Ginsburg. Having made its de
Foundry616 Jazz Club, 616 Harris Street Sydney NSW 2007

The honey-smooth bossa nova and ballad sounds of the delightful Anna Salleh return to Foundry616. One of the most popular performers since her debut at the club last year, enigmatic singer/guitarist Anna Salleh brings her stunning performance 'Brazil & Beyond'.

With her reputation as one of Sydney?s finest exponents of Brazilian jazz and other crossover music styles, come and hear her honey-smooth bossa and ballads, irrepressible samba, playful swing, cool jazz and enchanting choro.

To this enchanting mix Anna also includes surprise favourites. Be prepared for a slow-burning brew of beauty, sorrow, irreverence and joy.

Anna Salleh (vocals, guitar)

Dan Holland (piano)

Stuart Vandegraaff (horns)

Stan Valacos (bass)

Tim Bradley (drums)

More info: www.annasalleh.com



The honey-smooth bossa nova and ballad sounds of the delightful Anna Salleh return
Foundry616 Jazz Club, 616 Harris Street Sydney NSW 2007

LAUREN DAWES: An Eva Cassidy Story


As a talented and soulful vocalist, Lauren Dawes has spent many years performing as a session singer and backing vocalist for some of Australia's most prominent artists. For much of her career to date she has been an integral part of the Sydney vocal group 'Jubilation' under the guidance of Joy Yates and David MacRae.

In 2013, Lauren stepped into the forefront as an artist in her own right, presenting this special tribute to the late, great Eva Cassidy - an artist who has had such a significant influence on Lauren's career and her character.†

With a talented group of musicians, Lauren features in this special show, FOR EVA: An Eva Cassidy story performing some of the great original and cover interpretations left behind by this beautiful, influential artist!

An American Singer and Guitarist, Eva Marie Cassidy was well known for her interpretations of Jazz, Blues, Folk, Gospel, Country and Pop classics. Born in Washington D.C in 1963, she was virtually unknown outside of her home town. She officially released only two albums during her life, one of which was the popular "Live at Blues Alley" released in 1996 the same year as her untimely death.

It wasn't until the year 2000, that Eva Cassidy was bought to world-wide attention when her version of "Over The Rainbow" was played by Terry Wogan on BBC radio 2. With such an overwhelming response, a camcorder recording of the same song was featured in Top Of The Pops 2 on BBC 2 to even greater acclaim. Shortly after this, the compilation album "Songbird" climbed to the top of the UK Album Charts, almost 3 years after its initial release! This chart success in the UK and Ireland lead to increased recognition of Eva Cassidy's work WORLDWIDE and what followed were a series of recordings released after her death. Three of these albums became no.1 records in the UK and have now sold more than 10 million copies!

As an artist who has now charted top 10 positions in Australia, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Switzerland, Eva Cassidy is now proving to have a significant influence on vocalists and musicians worldwide. This show, pays tribute to this wonderful artist and her beautiful interpretations of classic songs. Featuring "Fields of Gold", "Songbird", "Over The Rainbow", "People Get Ready", "Wade In The Water", "Stormy Monday" and many, many more performed by the beautiful Lauren Dawes and her stunning band, this is a show not to be missed!

The band:

Ben Ackland (Guitar) - Shannon Stitt (Piano and Keyboards) - Jonathan Brown (Bass) - Ross Ferraro (Drums & Percussion) - Ashley Macedo (Backing Vocals) - Nic Jeffries (Backing Vocals & Saxophones) - John Pennings (Trumpet)


Eva Cassidy video OVER THE RAINBOW

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ce-5OWBNGNw



The Eva
Foundry616 Jazz Club, 616 Harris Street Sydney NSW 2007

After a successful Autumn debut, Evelyn Duprai welcomes in the Springtime at FOUNDRY616 as she returns with her sensational band and brand new arrangements that will take you through some of the jazz favourites of Latin America, France and of course the Great American Songbook.

Recognisable tunes made famous by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Edith Piaf, Nina Simone, Astrud Gilberto and more will be given the Evelyn Duprai treatment as she subtly merges African Rhythms with that familiar jazz diva style.

Australian born of African heritage, Evelyn is renowned for her versatility, flowing in and out of musical genres with effortless ease. As a testament to this ability, Evelyn has toured with rock band Silverchair, electro-pop artist, Paul Mac, iconic jazz legend, James Morrison as well as funkster Larry Braggs of acclaimed ?Tower Of Power?.†

With a sensational band comprising Gerard Masters (piano/MD), David Holmes (guitar), Brett Hirst (double bass), Peter Drummond (drums) and Mare (violin), brace yourself for a tantalising musical feast as Evelyn Duprai delivers her luscious tone with the captivating, passion, style and class she has become so well known for!


The first 40 people to pre-book tickets will receive a complimentary drink on arrival.

There?ll also be an opportunity for everyone who attends on the night to win an exclusive group wine tasting experience courtesy of Peiroth Wines!†


SPECIAL OFFER!

Every Dinner + Show booking will receive a BONUS Free Home Wine Tasting Experience** valued at $139.00!** courtesy of Pieroth Wines. You'll sample wines from France, Spain, Germany and beyond, as well as fine wines from our very own shores.

Wine tasting includes a 90 mins experience for up to 6 people & a complimentary bottle of wine

To add to the excitement International Hairstylist and make-up artist Michael Wolff will be giving away a cut and blow dry to 2 lucky patrons valued at $130.00 each.

Michael Wolff worked in Europe as a hair stylist for over a decade and now after more than 3 decades in the industry he is considered one for the finest in the business. If you`ve ever picked up a copy of Vogue, Marie Claire or Harper?s Bazaar, then you probably have already witnessed his amazing artistry.

Be sure to get your tickets early for what is set to be a night of superb music.



The world famous Woodstock music festival took place in New York state from 15 - 17 Aug 1969. On its 45th anniversary,
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

Be quick coz Camembert at Camelot always sells out!!

The best night out in Sydney!!! With sensitivity, virtuosity, & extraordinary energy, Triple ARIA Award winning band Monsieur Camembert brilliantly weaves Gypsy music with other World Music styles, to create a truly original and intoxicating blend?from Russian Gypsy songs, to tango and klezmer, from Gypsy swing to Latin grooves, Monsieur Camembert is at the forefront of Australia?s GYPROCK Scene! ?

??they pick you up and carry you on a wave of energy, excitement and poignancy that never relents?? (John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald)

Doors 7.30pm, show 9pm
Table bookings for groups of 8 or more only ?" email us for table reservations AFTER you have prebooked?Bookings close at 6pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability.

Delicious food (including pizza!) available. Fully licensed ?" NO BYO
Please book carefully - as no refunds, credits or exchanges on tix!
All ages welcome (but under 18?s must be accompanied by an adult)



Be quick coz Camembert at Camelot always sells out!! The best night ou
Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road Marrickville NSW 2204

17th August Russian-Gypsy Extravaganza

Back to Camelot by popular demand!
Special guests include - Rita Kagan- unique, beautiful, soulful voice full of passion and emotions!
And
Gennadi Dubinsky- an exceptionally powerful, flexible and warm bass voice. Gannadi will perform Russian romances, Gypsy songs as well as many well known themes from popular musicals.

Plus a fabulous line up of some of the most notorious Eastern European musicians in Sydney!

Volatinsky Trio - WOMADelaide 2013 programme describes the trio thus: ?The sound of Russia and the Balkans reach out and embrace the world in the capable hands of the Volatinsky Trio. Fuelled by an exotic combination of instruments: Lucy Voronov from Minsk is one of the great players of cimbalom having won major folk instrument competitions in Russia and former USSR.

Anatoli Torjinski is an ARIA-award winning musician, renowned for his brilliant jazz/world-style cello playing and improvisations in groups including Double T, Urban Gypsies, Monsieur Camembert and the Eddie Bronson Trio.

Stephen Lalor is Kiev-trained in Russian domra and guitar. When he is not playing with world music groups based in Sydney, Stephen works with Australian and overseas symphony orchestras as a mandolin specialist, appearing at major festivals as a mandolin/domra soloist. ?" these masterful performers have recently become the darlings of the international festival circuit.?

Eddie Bronson Trio
Eddie Bronson (saxophone, accordione) - a legend in the Australian music scene- has for four decades played with brilliant Australian and international musicians, including triple ARIA award winning Monsieur Camembert Band.

Leonid Beshlei (saxophone, accordione) - highly talented and versatile musician, multi-instrumentalist,
Anatoli Torjinski- combining a classical level of cello technique with brilliant jazz/world-style improvisations, Anatoli is one of the most in-demand Cello players on the Sydney World Music scene.

The Trio performs an eclectic mix of original, klezmer, jazz standards, tango and Latin, as well as French-musette, Italian and renaissance music.

Leo Novikov- an acclaimed Russian violinist, ex-member of the one of the world's finest symphony orchestras - the Moscow Philharmonic.
Thousands of people applauded to Leo in the role of the Fiddler in the Russian production of ?The Fiddler on the Roof?.
His credentials also include solo performances on the live TV-link broadcast to 14 countries, at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Town Hall, Sydney Recital Hall, the Parliament House of NSW, on the Chanel 9.
Leo released 2 solo CDs: "Golden Dreams" and "Leo's Violin Magic". In 2003 he became a 3rd prize winner at the International Competition held in Germany.

Larisa Kovalchuk- whose beautiful soprano voice combined with Ukranian bandura playing has thrilled audiences in Europe and now in Australia.

Sing with us, Dance with us & Enjoy of your favourite Gypsy, Jazz, Jewish-Klezmer songs and tunes!



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