Exciting New Composition for Big Band

2016 is shaping up to be another productive year for composition with 2 new comissions and one adaption of an existing work on my desk. Jenna Cave is a talented young composer who co-leads the Divergence Jazz Orchestra. Their premier recording Opening Statement showcases her excellently crafted and highly melodic compositions. Check out Jenna's website here and the band's bandcamp site here. Jenna's latest initiative has been to commission 4 diverse Australian composers to write new repertoire for this ensemble. I am honoured to be one of those invited to contribute a new piece. To achieve this, Jenna has started a crowfunding campaign to raise the funds necessary to pay fees to the composer

One of Australia's Greatest Jazz Bands

Dear Friends, If you don’t get out to many live concerts and need tempting to make the effort, this gig is for you! Friday 11th March, 8:30pm Ten Part Invention Sound Lounge, downstairs at the Seymour Centre, cnr City Road and Cleveland Street, Chippendale Prices and Booking Celebrating 30 years of concerts, touring, albums and great original repertoire, Ten Part Invention presents some of its finest repertoire for SIMA at the Soundlounge. TPI is as dynamic as a small jazz combo, with the power of a big band. Every member is a consummate and unique soloist in a band that boasts many composers and band leaders in its ranks. Formed by the drummer John Pocheé (now retired), TPI has featured som

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