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Award winning composer launches 2nd album for her Jazz Orchestra Bent Notes

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Award winning composer Vanessa Perica is launching her 2nd Jazz Orchestra album as part of the lineup for this year’s Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

The 1st album, Love Is A Temporary Madness, was named one of the best Australian albums of 2020 by The Guardian, winner of the Best Jazz Album at the Music Victoria Awards, ‘Work of the Year’ at the APRA Art Music Awards and Australian Jazz Bell Awards, and was nominated for the prestigious Australian Music Prize.

Vanessa spoke about the opportunities that have arisen for her since that 1st album, and the joy she has experienced in spending time with the amazing musicians of her Jazz Orchestra once again in recording the 2nd album – The Eye is the First Circle.

The Eye is the First Circle features the same musicians augmented by a couple of new faces, and will be launched on Thursday October 26, 2023 at the Melbourne Recital Centre.

 

Vanessa Perica was guest of Bent Notes on Sunday October 15, 2023

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Award winning composer Vanessa Perica is launching her 2nd Jazz Orchestra album as part of the lineup for this year’s Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

The 1st album, Love Is A Temporary Madness, was named one of the best Australian albums of 2020 by The Guardian, winner of the Best Jazz Album at the Music Victoria Awards, ‘Work of the Year’ at the APRA Art Music Awards and Australian Jazz Bell Awards, and was nominated for the prestigious Australian Music Prize.

Vanessa spoke about the opportunities that have arisen for her since that 1st album, and the joy she has experienced in spending time with the amazing musicians of her Jazz Orchestra once again in recording the 2nd album – The Eye is the First Circle.

The Eye is the First Circle features the same musicians augmented by a couple of new faces, and will be launched on Thursday October 26, 2023 at the Melbourne Recital Centre.

 

Vanessa Perica was guest of Bent Notes on Sunday October 15, 2023

Bent Notes – 2 hours of Jazz and Improvised Music – 7 o’clock Sunday nights

JOY 94.9 – Out.Loud.Proud – Your Voice – Your Radio Station

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