Dale Barlow

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
143-145 Castlereagh Street Sydney New South Wales 2000 AU

One of Australia’s most accomplished and internationally recognised jazz artists, Dale was a member of legendary American groups The Cedar Walton Quartet, and Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, two of the greatest training grounds for young musicians in jazz history.

Widely recognised as an inspiring, virtuosic and original Tenor saxophonist/ composer, he is also an accomplished flautist/bass clarinettist/ arranger and pianist. As a composer he has written for large and small ensemble, film, theatre and television, and recorded extensively.

His credits include touring and recording with some of the all-time greats: Sonny Stitt, Chet Baker, Gil Evans, Jackie McLean, Billy Cobham, Curtis Fuller, Eddie Palmieri, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Golson, Lee Konitz, Sonny Stitt, Helen Merryl, Mulgrew Miller, Cindy Blackman, Ernie Watts, Eddie Henderson, Kenny Barron, Ray Drummond, Billy Higgins, Cedar Walton and, of course the original Jazz Messenger, Art Blakey.

After completing his musical studies at the NSW conservatorium, Dale moved to New York to further hone his musical skills and be part of the greatest Jazz scene in the world. He studied saxophone with George Coleman and Dave Liebman, piano with Barry Harris and Hal Galper, and won a scholarship to study at the “Jazz composers workshop” with Bob Brookmeyer and Manny Album. During this time he worked the New York Scene and toured the world constantly, performing regularly at major jazz festivals throughout the USA., Canada, Europe, Japan, Asia and the Soviet Union, and recording with many of the great Jazz Artists.

Since returning to Australia, Dale has received numerous awards and accolades including: Album of the Year/ Jazz performer of the year/ International Artist of the Year/ Bicentennial Artist of the Year, four Mo Awards and numerous grants and credits for his for his achievements and contribution to the arts In Australia. Dale is a Master of Music (Canberra University), appears regularly on television and enjoys excellent media attention.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 0.32 mi
04474842590447484259
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 0.32 mi

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).

Angel Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.33 mi

City Recital Hall Angel Place is a world class performance space located near the George Street end of Martin Place. Primarily built for chamber and orchestral performances, the venue has been used to present contemporary and acoustic performances.

 

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2 Saint Marys Road, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.33 mi

George Golla AM (born 10 May 1935 in Chorzów, Poland) is an Australian jazz guitarist who commenced a long-term working musical partnership with clarinetist/flautist/saxophonist Don Burrows in 1959 that continued for almost forty years.

On 10 June 1985, Golla was made a Member of the Order of Australia, For service to music. In 1987, The George Golla Orchestra won the inaugural ARIA Fine Arts Award category of ‘Best Jazz Album’ for Lush Life.

He toured frequently throughout Australia and at times with international guest support artists such as vibraphonist Gary Burton in the early 1970s. He has had a long association with Brazilian musicians including Luis Bonfa and extensive performance of and many recordings of Latin American-/Brazilian- influenced jazz, including the acclaimed Bonfa Burrows Brazil (The Orchard).

He appeared at both the Montreux Jazz Festival and Newport Jazz Festival in 1972, and has performed at many Australian festivals. He is a frequent contributor at the annual Frankston International Guitar Festival.

Golla continues to perform in and around Sydney where he resides, touring interstate and internationally and recording. He has appeared at many workshops locally, nationally and overseas

 

197 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.35 mi
02 8209 651502 8209 6515
World Square, World Square, George Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.39 mi
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Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.43 mi
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.43 mi
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Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.43 mi
39 Goulburn Street, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia 0.46 mi
0421 770 7920421 770 792
27-33 Goulburn Street, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia 0.48 mi
+61 2 8970 5813+61 2 8970 5813
27-33 Goulburn Street, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia 0.48 mi
+61 2 8970 5813+61 2 8970 5813
5/323 Castlereagh Street, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia 0.55 mi
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 0.56 mi

Jazz Journalist/Writer

Samuel Cottell is freelance jazz journalist and writer based in Sydney. He currently writes for several jazz publications and is completing a PhD researching the music of Tommy Tycho, at Sydney University. When he is not writing about jazz he plays piano and writes music arrangements.

Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.57 mi
438425267438425267
Bridge Street & Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.63 mi
(02)93511208(02)93511208
Bridge Street & Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.63 mi
Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.64 mi
Phone: 02 8256 2222Phone: 02 8256 2222
29 Reiby Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.64 mi
+61 02 9251 2797+61 02 9251 2797
Circular Quay, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.69 mi
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