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Eugene Ball Quartet

Sun 16 May @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$18 – $25
photraph of james mclean, mick meagher, eugene ball and james macaulay from behind with big sky

Trumpeter, composer and eternal sideman Eugene Ball took almost 20 years for to form a quartet under his own name, so it comprises some significant talents in drummer James McLean (winner of the 2017 Freedman Jazz Fellowship), and electric bassist Mick Meagher.

Since the release of their debut album, Hi(gh) Curious (which John Clare described as “one of the most startling jazz records”), the Eugene Ball 4tet have performed at the Wangaratta, Stonnington and Perth jazz festivals.

With trombonist James Macaulay (winner of the National Jazz Award 2017) now based in Tokyo, this is a unique opportunity to hear this ensemble during this visit to Melbourne.

For this performance, the 4tet will perform new material, which will soon be released as From Down Here on Nambuko records. Meanwhile, Hi(gh) Curious can be found lurking on Bandcamp 

Doors open 7:00pm, music starts 7:30

Details

Date:
Sun 16 May
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$18 – $25
Event Category:
Website:
https://jazzlab.club/1780-mjc-presents-eugene-ball-quartet

Organiser

Melbourne Jazz Co-op
Email:
melbournejazzcooperative@gmail.com
Website:
https://mjc.org.au

Venue

The Jazzlab
27 Leslie Street (off Brunswick Street)
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
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