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Kaufmann/Gratkowski/de Joode combine the transparency of early 21st century chamber music – silence, the moving into and out of noise regions, textural juxtapositions, the relics of almost tonal harmony surging up then evaporating just as quickly – with the energy, the rhythmic momentum and unpredictability of jazz and other rhythmically more aggressive musics.
Depending on what the participants prefer, the most typical format it is a combination of the Trio playing one or two pieces, having questions, and then improvising with the participants in small groups. Individual workshops may also be incorporated too.
Workshop will be held at “Platform Arts” (old Courthouse) on corner of Little Malop Street, Geelong (opposite the Library). MJC co-presentation with N.E.A.L. (New Experimental Arts Laboratory)
This special concert is the first celebration of the 80th birthday – and ongoing career – of the highly respected pianist/composer/educator Dr. Tony Gould, who retired from his full time position as Professor of Music at Monash University at the end of 2015, but has continued to teach (including work at the James Morrison Academy). Gould is possibly the most ‘formally’ recognised figure to work in the Australian jazz scene (although he refers to his music as "post-jazz"), with a…
To belatedly mark this unassuming artist’s 50th Birthday in 2019, he opted to perform with “Kinfolk”, his group of long term collaborators in Tim Neal (Hammond organ), Frank DiSario (double bass) and Dave Beck (drums) to produce earthy, bluesy grooves, while retaining the freedom to take the music in different directions.
The band will primarily play original compositions by Delecca, along with arrangements of selected standards. The compositions are passionate, and the music is informed by a deep love and respect for jazz history and tradition, along with a diverse range of influences including, folk and rock (particularly singer/songwriters), gospel, spiritual jazz, 70s acid fusion (Steve Grossman, etc), and music from the current NYC jazz scene.