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56a Raglan Street Waterloo NSW
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Noarlunga Downs, South Australia, Australia
0402 612 1740402 612 174
PO Box 6833 Melbourne Vic 3004
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616 Harris Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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616 Harris Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Foundry 616, 616 Harris St Ultimo, Sydney, NSW

Described by ABC Jazz’s Mal Stanley as a talented young vocalist and pianist and ‘one to watch’, Frances is a classy young entertainer based in Sydney and performing at jazz clubs, festivals and other venues around the country.

Frances’ music is mostly original and jazz-oriented, although it also includes blues, bossa and covers of timeless classics.

While she’s been compared to a young Diana Krall and Norah Jones, Frances captivates her audiences with a combination of her genuinely warm stage presence as well as a voice and style that is uniquely her own. She is also a talented and engaging original composer so when she performs her own swinging tunes and beautiful ballads, they merge seamlessly with the standards she covers.

As jazz legend James Morrison said “Frances has a wonderful feeling for jazz and blues standards but what makes her a real stand-out are her original songs and her unique style.”  Matt Bailey, Presenter of Jazz Vibes on Fine Music 102.5 FM said “Frances’ music is a river of original and heartfelt material, truly a creative force not just in the jazz idiom, but as a genuine contemporary songwriter.”

Frances’ regular band includes some of Sydney’s most talented young jazz musicians as well as a few old hands. With Frances on vocals and piano, the band normally includes double bass, drums, guitar, tenor sax, trumpet and backing vocals. Changes in tempo and in the combinations of people on stage – from Frances performing ballads solo to the whole band swinging together – give her live shows nuance and variety.

Frances’ album ‘If this Were a Dream’ debuted at #5 on the ARIA Jazz Album charts and has sold steadily since. John McBeath, Jazz Critic for ‘The Australian’ newspaper said “the new album by Frances Madden impressed me more than most debut albums do. Frances has an individual expressive ability, a musical professionalism, a good feel for swing in jazz and she plays fine piano . . .”

Frances’ performances include pro bono and charity work. In 2014 she performed in Mexico for a Susila Dharma International benefit concert and she performed to support the 2015 Tour de Cure here in Australia.

More information and contact details can be found at http://www.francesmadden.com

Facebook: facebook.com/francesmaddenmusic

Youtube: youtube.com/francesmadden

 

 

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616 Harris Street, Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia
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Northcote, Victoria, Australia
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616 Harris St, Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia
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85 High Street, Willoughby, New South Wales, Australia

The Darren Heinrich Trio is a classic Hammond Organ combo – Organ/Guitar/Drums. The music’s emphasis is groove, with equal parts tradition and innovation. Original music by Darren forms a significant part of the band’s repertoire in addition to standards and blues.

Darren Heinrich – Organ
Sam Rollings – Guitar
Tim Firth – Drums

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, SA 5000
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620 Harris Street, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia
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620 Harris Street, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia
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616 Harris Street, Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

The Necks are an experimental jazz trio from Sydney, comprising Chris Abrahams on piano and Hammond organ, Tony Buck on drums, percussion and electric guitar, and Lloyd Swanton on bass guitar and double bass. The band play improvisational pieces of up to an hour in length that explore the development and demise of repeating musical figures. The band’s 17th album Open was released in late 2013.

Their soundtrack for The Boys (1998) was nominated for ARIA Best Soundtrack Album, AFI Best Musical Score and Australian Guild of Screen Composers Award. They have also recorded soundtracks for What’s The Deal? (1997) and In the Mind of the Architect (three one-hour ABC-TV documentaries, 2000).

Awards

The band won two ARIA awards for the albums Drive By (2003) and Chemist (2006).

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