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The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre

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31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
(03) 9699 3333 www.melbournerecital.com.au/

October 2015

Julien Wilson Trio

Fri 9th October, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
$25 – $30

FRI OCT 9TH: Comprising three bandleaders, the Julien Wilson Trio are rarely able to get together because of their demanding schedules, but it is always magical when they do. With Stephen Magnusson (guitars) and Stephen Grant (piano accordion) collaborating with Wilson (saxophones & clarinet)...

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February 2016

James Sherlock & Stephen Magnusson (Solo)

Fri 26th February, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
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$25 – $30

Melbourne guitarists James Sherlock and Stephen Magnusson reprise their acclaimed solo concerts from 2013 and 2015. Both have produced solo guitar albums, and will each present a set of solo works, before culminating the concert with a rare duo performance of original music. Co-winner of the 2000 National Jazz Guitar Award, Magnusson’s solo album was 13 Creatures, released on ABC Jazz in 2008 to critical acclaim. Sherlock, winner of the Ike Isaacs International Jazz Guitar Award (1997) and nominated for…

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March 2016

Ben Winkelman Trio (New York/Perth/Melbourne)

Fri 11th March, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
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$25 – $30

New York-based award-winning jazz pianist and composer Ben Winkelman is touring Australia to celebrate the release of his new trio album, The Knife. Joining him are long-term colleagues Sam Anning on bass (who recently relocated from New York to win the 2015 National Jazz Bass Award at Wangaratta) and Perth’s Ben Vanderwal on drums...

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July 2017

Johannes Luebbers Dectet

Sat 22nd July, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
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$25 – $30
Johannes Luebbers Dectet band shot

Formed in 2007, the Johannes Luebbers Dectet (JLD) is a jazz chamber group focussed on the nexus between jazz and classical traditions.

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August 2017

Christopher Hale with Minyoung Woo (Australia / South Korea) ‘Ritual Diamonds’

Sat 19th August, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
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$25 – $30
Chris Hale bass

Hale and Woo have been collaborating since 2012, and have developed a common language, drawing on ancient shaman drumming, original rhythmic structures and improvisation. The result is a mode of rhythm that reaches deep into the underlying processes of jazz and Korean music to create a new music unique to this friendship.

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May 2018

Christopher Hale & Luke Moller & Guests

Sat 5th May, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
$25 – $30
Christopher Hale & Luke Moller

Acoustic bass guitarist/composer Christopher Hale returns to his roots and reunites with multi-instrumentalist (and vocalist) Luke Moller (violin, guitar, mandolin, and banjo), whom he worked with in country singer Shane Nicholson's band.

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October 2018

Johannes Luebbers Dectet

Sat 27th October, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
$25 – $30
Johannes Luebbers Dectet band shot

Formed in 2007, the Johannes Luebbers Dectet (JLD) is a jazz chamber group focussed on the nexus between jazz and classical traditions. Combining jazz improvisation, orchestral instrument-ation and a diverse compositional language, JLD has released two albums, resulting in two jazz ‘Bell’ awards and an APRA/AMC Art Music Award. In 2017, JLD celebrated 10 years of innovative musical activity with the initiation of the 10x10x10 project. This project includes 10 new works, with each work based on the ideas of…

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December 2018

Sandy Evans, Sai-Sarangan Rvichandhira (Sydney) & Tripataka Heart | Rhythm | Love – Premiere

Fri 7th December, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
$25 – $30
Tripitaka

This is a special collaboration of Sydney and Melbourne musicians to perform a world premiere of the major work, Heart|Rhythm|Love (composed by Sandy Evans, with the assistance of an Australia Council Fellowship). This work takes the listener on a beautiful, thrilling and dynamic journey, seamlessly interweaving influences from Indian music and jazz in a joyous celebration. It is written and performed in honour of the late mridangam virtuoso Guru Kaaraikudi Mani (whom Evans worked with in the Australian Art Orchestra)…

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March 2019

Mike Nock’s Electro-Acoustic Project

Fri 15th March, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
$25 – $30
Mike Nock © Karen Steains

In this Electro-Acoustic Project, Mike brings together the electronic and acoustic elements to create a unique sonic journey.

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June 2019

Ball-Hanlon-Schulz – Debut

Sat 22nd June, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
$25 – $30

Ball-Hanlon-Schulz is a collaborative ensemble that draws together the diverse musical worlds of its three distinguished members. Multi award winning trumpeter Eugene Ball is widely regarded as one of Australia’s most adaptable musicians; as at home performing early jazz (Hoodangers, John Scurry) as with contemporary groups (Allan Browne Quintet, Andrea Keller Quartet) and large ensembles (Australian Art Orchestra, Bennetts Lane Big Band). Double bassist Ben Hanlon is a young lion of the orchestral scene, and is currently one of the…

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December 2019

Stoneflower – CD Launch

Fri 6th December, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Primrose Potter Salon – Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
$25 – $30
stoneflower

This special performance is the official launch of Stoneflower's second album, co-presented by the Melbourne Jazz Co-Operative and the Melbourne Women’s International Jazz Festival.

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