John Clare

197 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.66 mi
02 8209 651502 8209 6515
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1.67 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).


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

2 Saint Marys Road, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.67 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


292 Darling Street, Balmain NSW 2041, Australia 1.68 mi
Darlinghurst NSW, Australia 1.74 mi
South Dowling Street & Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia 1.76 mi
+61 2 9331 2575+61 2 9331 2575
29 Reiby Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.78 mi
+61 02 9251 2797+61 02 9251 2797
162 Flinders Street, Paddington NSW 2021, Australia 1.8 mi
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1.82 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.

Petersham Street, Petersham NSW 2049, Australia 1.84 mi
Circular Quay, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.84 mi
4 Carlisle Street, Leichhardt NSW 2040, Australia 1.85 mi
0412 33 18950412 33 1895
Bridge Street & Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.87 mi
Bridge Street & Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.87 mi
Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.88 mi
Phone: 02 8256 2222Phone: 02 8256 2222
22/230-232 William Street, Potts Point NSW 2011, Australia 1.96 mi
+61 2 9368 0894+61 2 9368 0894
Sydney NSW 2049, Australia 2.09 mi
0439 749 1360439 749 136
77 Brighton Street, Petersham NSW 2049, Australia 2.21 mi
02 9569463902 95694639
Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW, Australia 2.26 mi
Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW, Australia 2.26 mi
2 9250 77772 9250 7777
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