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Thursday
Jul212016

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! 8PM 22 JULY 2016 - John Mackey Trio + Quartet

We feature local saxophonist John Mackey in two different settings tonight.  First John leads a trio at the Jazz Uncovered Festival at the Italo-Australian Club with John (sax), Jonathan Zwartz (double bass) and Mark Sutton (drums). 

The second set takes it to a whole new level with renowned cellist David Pereira, Miroslav Bukovsky (trumpet and flugelhorn) and Lachlan Coventry (guitar). They were recorded recently at the Bungendore Woodworks Cafe. 

Produced and presented by Chris Deacon OAM.  Sponsored by B2B, Canberra's leading business and government magazine.

Wednesday
Jul132016

ArtSound FM transmitting site: this morning! 

Picture courtesy Gabriel Burns.

Friday
Jul082016

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! 8PM 8 JULY 2016 - Nick Charles at the Harmonie German Club

Guitarist Nick Charles is one of Australia's finest acoustic guitarists. A travelling fingerpicker in the blues tradition, Nick has a wide knowledge of the blues and a rich catalogue of classic blues, jazz and ragtime tunes as well as his own original compositions. Nick was named Maton Artist of The Year at the 2014 Port Fairy Folk Festival. At his 2014 concert in the intimate Keller at the Harmonie German Club, a captivated audience heard Nick play virtuoso guitar and tell the stories behind the music. Concert sponsored by Canberra Blues Society and Lone Wolf Promotions. FNL is sponsored by B2B, Canberra's leading business and government magazine. Recorded by Peter Crossing, produced and presented by Chris Deacon OAM.

Friday
Jul012016

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! 8PM 1 JULY 2016 - Mike Nock Trio

A stunning performance by one of the best kept secrets in Australian Jazz, pianist Mike Nock and his trio recorded in Canberra (2006) with Mike Majkowski (double bass), and James Waples (drums). Produced and presented by Chris Deacon OAM.  FNL is sponsored by B2B, Canberra's leading business and government magazine.

Friday
Jun242016

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! 8PM 24 JUNE 2016 - Ted Vining Trio +

The legendary, Melbourne-based Ted Vining Trio with Ted Vining (drums), Gareth Hill (bass) and Bob Sedergreen (electric piano)) PLUS Miroslav Bukovsky (trumpet) and John Mackey (saxophones).

A heady mix of originals and standards with a strong dose of the swing for which this long-established trio is famous. Recorded at the Gods in 2015, the concert also features two of Canberra’s favourite musicians.

Sponsored by B2B, Canberra's leading business and Government magazine.  Produced and presented by Chris Deacon OAM.