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POSTPONED – BMI Music Concert Series – SEASON FINALE
March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm AEDT
Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute and Small Space Music, in association with Creative Victoria, present the Season Finale of the BMI Music Concert Series of contemporary jazz, world music and new sounds featuring some of Australia’s finest performers. Enjoy a night of intimate music in the historic Humffray Room.
Omelette + Antelodic
Omelette is an ensemble of longtime collaborators making a deeply personal, eclectic and very Melbourne type of music.
“…charms with its warmth and bursts of stunning originality” John Shand
The music of Omelette pivots between written and improvised music-making. The written serves to suggest a direction, feeling or colour, the improvised to see this idea and sound to the next one and so on. There is no expectation but to listen and trust. “We like the music to dance and sing. We hear it as our folk music, made in the moment.” Although influenced by all the music we listen to there is a nod to the folk music traditions of East and West Africa, Persia and Cuba, Miles Davis, Tony Allen, Ornette Coleman, Johnny Cash, Morton Feldman, Jimi Hendrix, Kendrick Lamar, Fela Kuti, Little Richard, Aretha Franklin, ……………… you get the picture.
Jordan Murray trombone
Stephen Magnusson guitar
Javier Fredes percussion
Ronny Ferella drums
Antelodic is an instrumental trio formed in 2012 by members of Melbourne contemporary jazz ensemble cleverhorse. Antelodichave developed a truly unique sound that spans chamber jazz and contemporary classical.
The band draws equally on the jazz aesthetic of Jimmy Giuffre, the singer-songwriter tradition of Joni Mitchell, the deep soul of Krystle Warren, the atmospheric impressionism of Debussy, the folk stylings of Lau and the experimental sonic journeys of Bill Frisell.
Gentle, optimistic, lyrical and engaging.
“There is a translucency to these compositions that is quite mesmerising. Monty Mackenzie and Gideon Brazil seemed to revel in the technical and tonal demands required to achieve the subtlety and grace demanded by Robbie Melville’s compositions” – Paul Simmons
Robbie Melville guitar
Gideon Brazil tenor sax
Monty Mackenzie alto sax
Booking: Try Booking
Concert Time: 7.30pm
Doors open: 7.00pm
$20, $15 Concession (Students, Seniors, Health care card, Unemployed, BMI members)