Alliance Française de Melbourne & St Kilda Jazz present:
Oscar Jiménez & The new Impromptu Quartet
This November, the Alliance Française welcomes back Oscar Jiménez & The New Impromptu Quartet for a night of Latin jazz!
Colombian born singer songwriter and guitarist ChibCha, aka Oscar Jiménez (Amaru Tribe, Watussi) is back by popular demand! After a sell-out show in February, the Alliance Française is delighted to welcome him back, along with the New Impromptu Quartet for a show of Latin jazz and Colombian folk & roots music. Oscar is a performer of many styles whose music is on the vanguard, crafting a cross-cultural sound that mirrors his geographical journey. Oscar has performed at festivals around the world and toured and shared stages with international artists such as Manu Chao, Seun Kuti, Santana and more. In this collaboration he will be performing with Alexander Nettelbeck on piano, Conrad Henderson on bass and Andy Horneman on drums.
Venue and ticket info:
Where: Alliance Française, 51 Grey St, St Kilda.
Date: Thursday 21 November 2019.
Time: Doors open at 7:30pm. Concert starts at 8pm.
Tickets: Full $25 / AFM members $20*.
Advanced online bookings recommended as places are limited.
French cheese plates are now available for $10! Pre-order yours when booking the tickets, and payment will be taken on the night.
*Please check if you are logged in to receive the discount. Only one discount ticket per single or concession membership and a maximum of two discounted tickets for a family membership. Membership cards will be checked on the night.
Pianist, keyboardist and music producer Alexander Nettelbeck's compositions have featured in dance, theatre, film, and on radio and television. As band member and musical director Alexander has performed on headlining tours of festivals and venues in Australia, Europe, Japan and New Zealand. His playing encompasses an eclectic range of music styles from jazz, to reggae, boogie to RnB, and world music.
With a love and passion for African flavoured percussion, jazz, world music and communicating through dynamic performances on the drums, Andy brings these exciting elements into the music making process. Andy also works with World Vision ambassador Levi McGrath and is co-founder of a number of music education projects in Australia and Africa.
The bassist for The New Impromptu Jazz Quartet. He is a prolific jazz and world music musician , a composer and arranger. Each year he performs overseas and tours extensively. He is also a renowned music educator here and abroad.
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