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SHAYAN + ‘Melbourne Amplified Strings’ (MAS) – Debut/CD Launch

Sun 19 June, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$18 – $25
Shayan - group of musicians leaning against a wall

With a sound that incorporates electronic music, Iranian folk melodies, hip-hop and chamber music, this MJC concert features a collaboration between Jazz quintet SHAYAN and electronic string duo, ‘Melbourne Amplified Strings’ (MAS). They will launch SHAYAN’s new album, Living in the Machine, o performing Omid Shayan’s original  compositions that blur the lines between classical, jazz, world and electronic music.

This combined ensemble includes some established artists alongside some of Melbourne’s most exciting emerging talent. SHAYAN features Cheryl Durongpisitkul (alto sax), Omid Shayan (tenor sax), Theo Carbo (electric guitar and effects), Costa Hagi (electric bass) snd James McLean (drums), while MAS comprises Xani Kolac (electric violin and effects) and Anita Quayle (electric cello and effects).

This project was made possible via a 2021 Creative Victoria ‘Music Industry Recovery Grant’. 


Sun 19 June, 2022
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$18 – $25


Melbourne Jazz Co-op
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The Jazzlab
27 Leslie Street (off Brunswick Street)
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
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