jazzy jeudi

Presented in partnership with St Kilda Jazz


Alliance Française de Melbourne's Basement, 51 Grey St, St Kilda.
Thursday 19 October at 8pm. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Full $20 / AFM members $15. Advanced online bookings recommended as places are limited.

Please check if you are logged in to receive the discount. Only one discount ticket per member (unless you hold a family membership) - membership cards will be checked on the night. 
 

Book here


OCTOBER 19: BOB SEDERGREEN & FRIENDS

Join us for a night of smooth, carefree jazz with piano legend Bob Sedergreen joined by Gianni Marinucci on trumpet and flugelhorn, Paul Williamson on saxophone, Annette Yates on bass and Marshall Clark on drums. Years of friendship and musical collaborations between Bob Sedegreen and the band members result in a carefree approach to swing and groove. Don’t miss out on a night of music making by this icon of jazz and his talented ensemble.


BOB SEDERGREEN BIOGRAPHY

Bob Sedergreen's high regard and position in Australian music is unquestionable. His impact and influence in performance, composition and education for over half a century has secured his place as a national treasure. Bob has won the respect and admiration of recognised talents both in Australia and internationally. People like Jimmy Witherspoon, Nat Adderley and Phil Woods, to name but a few. Australian artists include: Brian Brown (OA), Allan Browne (OA) Don Burrows (OA), Ted Vining and Judy Jacques. Bob has also appeared in concert with all time greats like Dizzy Gillespie and Milt Jackson. Bob's musical abilities find him leading and working with a plethora of diverse ensembles and groups. From the traditional to the most contemporary, he infuses the music with authority of style, creative expression and wit, in a manner that is never arrogant or condescending. He has recorded many dozens of albums and over 32 CDs.

Bob has toured extensively both here and overseas including Jazz Festivals in Montreal, Malaysia and Scandinavia. He was Artistic Director of the Montsalvat International Jazz Festival 1993-4 and involved in negotiating performances by American working ensembles including the Nat Adderley Quintet and The McCoy Tyner Trio.

In 1990 Bob won the Inaugural Jazz Award for Australia's Best Keyboardist.

He has been described by colleague Dr. Tony Gould as the world’s best Blues pianist.

bobsedergreen.com




 

'Jazzy Jeudi' concert series 2017
Throughout the year, Jazzy Jeudi (meaning 'Jazzy Thursday' in French) will feature various jazz performers once a month on a Thursday evening, often incorporating a component of French language or a repertoire of French music. The performances will be held in the intimate concert space in the basement of the Alliance Française.

Jazzy Jeudi is a follow on from the successful St Kilda Summer Jazz 2016 event, which presented a series of concerts over one weekend with artists performing at a range of venues in St Kilda.

 A variety of artists will perform throughout the year: 

April - The New Impromptu Quartet

May –  Monique diMattina

June – The New Impromptu Quartet with Mikey Chan

September – The New Impromptu Quartet with Tim Neal

October –  Bob Sedegreen and Friends

November – Duo Philippe Guidat & Pascal Rollando

December – The New Impromptu Quartet


You may also like...

Affiches exhibition

Affiches exhibition

Original first prints of key
French graphic designers
05 Oct to 04 Nov 2017

Term 4  French courses

Term 4 French courses

10-week & 5-week French courses in St Kilda or in the CBD
10 Oct - 19 Dec 2017
 

Jazzy Jeudi - Bob Sedergreen & friends

Jazzy Jeudi - Bob Sedergreen & friends

On Thursday 19 October, 7.30pm.
Join us for a night of smooth, carefree jazz with piano legend Bob Sedergreen & friends.
 

Jazzy Jeudi - Duo Philippe Guidat Pascal Rollando

Jazzy Jeudi - Duo Philippe Guidat Pascal Rollando

Thursday 9 November at 8pm.
The guitarist Philippe Guidat and the percussionist Pascal Rollando want to reconnect with the natural acoustic characteristics of their instruments.

2017 French Xmas Market

2017 French Xmas Market

Sat 9 & Sun 10 Dec 2017
At the Alliance Française, St Kilda


Thanks for sharing! / Merci pour le partage!

Instagram

St Kilda branch:
51 Grey Street, ST KILDA
VICTORIA 3182 AUSTRALIA
Tel : 03 9525 3463
Fax : 03 9525 5064
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

Postal Address:
PO Box 2042,
ST KILDA WEST, VICTORIA 3182
AUSTRALIA

St Kilda branch opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 9am to 7pm (switchboard/reception: 9.30am to 6.30pm)
Sat: 9am to 6pm (switchboard/reception: 9am to 5.30pm)

How to find us:
Trams: 16, 96, Fitzroy Street
3, 5, 64, 67 St Kilda Junction (3, 64, 67 Alma Road)
Car park available
Wheelchair access

City branch:
Level 13, 55 Swanston St, MELBOURNE
VICTORIA 3000 AUSTRALIA
Tel : 03 9525 3463
Fax : 03 9525 5064
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

City branch opening hours:
Mon - Thurs 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 6.30pm
Fri - Sat: 9am to 12pm & 1pm to 6pm

How to find us:
Trams: 1, 3, 3a, 5, 6, 8, 11, 16, 42, 48, 64, 67, 72, 109
& 112 running down Swanston St (stop: Collins St/Swanston St)
Trains: Flinders St Station is 1 block away