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    An Excited Michael Tortoni talks about this years Melbourne International Jazz Festival

    An Excited Michael Tortoni talks about this years Melbourne International Jazz Festival

    Artistic Director Michael Tortoni was excited to talk about the 2022 Melbourne International Jazz Festival when he was guest on Bent Notes recently.  The festival is getting back to a full face to face program at indoor and outdoor venues across Melbourne this year from October 14-23.

    Michael provides advice to us about the not-to-be-missed artists and suggests we checkout the full program guide at www.melbournejazz.com.

    This year venues include The Melbourne Recital Centre, The Sydney Myer Music Bowl, The Jazzlab, Chapel Off Chapel, and 170 Russell to name just a few.

    Michael Tortoni was guest of Bent Notes on Sunday August 21, 2022

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    Eugene is Excited for the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues

    Eugene is Excited for the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues

    Eugene Ball is Co-Artistic Director of the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues for 2022 and is excited that the festival returns to a face to face event across the parks and venues of Wangaratta, across the weekend of October 28-30.



    Eugene spoke about the program of artists performing in the festival for 2022 that he and Scott Solimo have curated; including international artists collaborating with local musicians, and Australian artists performing across a range of Jazz styles and Blues.

    Wangaratta will be buzzing to the sounds of Jazz and Blues in venues including the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre Memorial Hall and Alpine MDF Theatre, the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, and the Merriwa Park outdoor stage.

    For all the details of the festival checkout www.wangarattajazz.com

    Eugene Ball was guest of Bent Notes on Sunday August 28, 2022

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    • 14 min
    Brecker by Sugg & Mackey

    Brecker by Sugg & Mackey

    Andy Sugg spoke about his classical Saxophone education, playing Punk the same day as Avante Garde classical, and the music of Michael Brecker – one of the world’s great saxophonists who won 15 Grammy Awards during his career.

    Andy also spoke about his book “The Influence of John Coltrane on Improvising Saxophonists” and his upoming gig at Bird’s Basement where he and John Mackey will present the music of Michael Brecker.

    Andy Sugg was guest of Bent Notes on Sunday September 18, 2022

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    • 13 min
    Creative Rainstorms – Vince Jones

    Creative Rainstorms – Vince Jones

    Aussie Jazz Royalty Vince Jones spoke with David Moyle on Bent Notes about his musical career, gardening, creativity and how clouds can be used as an analogy for creativity.

    Along the way Vince spoke about his affinity for nature and doing everything he can to reduce his footprint by being a food forester and creating his own bio-diesel to run his vehicle – to name just two activities.

    The Importance of practice to maintain and improve ones skillset was also on the agenda for discussion as was the Trumpet, Flugelhorn and Flumpet!

    Vince Jones will be performing at the River of Art festival in Bateman’s Bay on September 23, and in Melbourne for the first time in three years with two shows at The Jazzlab on September 16 and 17.

    Vince Jones was guest of Bent Notes on Sunday September 11, 2022

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    • 20 min
    Contestant to Judge – Stephen Magnusson – National Jazz Awards 2022

    Contestant to Judge – Stephen Magnusson – National Jazz Awards 2022

    Stephen Magnusson was joint winner of the National Jazz Awards for Guitar in 2000.  In 2022 Stephen is one of the three Judges in this years National Jazz Awards – the 4th time that Guitar has been the featured instrument.

    Stephen spoke about being gifted a Ukulele when he was only 3 years of age, an instrument that he viewed at the time as his ‘guitar’, and then receiving a guitar when he was 6 – and the thrill of immediately being able to make the same guitar sounds as he heard on the radio!



    Stephen discussed the draw of the awards as a great opportunity to play with an awesome band while performing at the top or your craft – with the potential to win a great prize.

    The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues, incorporating the National Jazz Awards, is back live face to face this year over the weekend of October 28-30, 2022 in Wangaratta in North East Victoria.  Details of the requirements to enter the awards are contained on the festival website with entries due no later than August 31, 2022.

    Stephen Magnusson was guest of Bent Notes on Sunday August 21, 2022

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    • 11 min
    Stanley’s Touch Guitar

    Stanley’s Touch Guitar

    American Guitarist Stanley Jordan spoke with David Moyle on Bent Notes about moving from Classical Piano to Jazz Guitar, developing a Touch Technique for playing Guitar to achieve the sound and complexity he had experienced when playing the piano, and the Masculine and Feminine energies associated with Jazz and the Jazz world.

    Hear the entire conversation in this podcast from Bent Notes on JOY 94.9.

    Stanley performed at The Gov in Adelaide, The Jazzlab in Melbourne, and the Sydney Guitar Festival at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre across August 4-7, 2022.

    Stanley Jordan’s pre-recorded interview was scheduled for August 7 but went to air on Sunday September 4, 2022

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