Cannonball featuring Michelle Nicolle

Friday, Jan 31, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Paris Cat 
(the Loft)

6 Goldie Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

https://pariscat.com.au/

Cannonball are an Australian based sextet ‘Cannonball’ is infused with jazz, blues & soul, and cemented in a deep, infectious groove. Inspired by the music of the late, great Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley, the ensemble has gone on to create its own original repertoire and delight audiences around the country.

Tim Wilson (alto sax), Paul Williamson (trumpet), Michelle Nicolle (vocals), Darrin Archer (piano), Tom Lee (double bass), Sam Bates (drums).

More information: https://www.timwilsononline.com/cannonball.html

Paul Williamson Quintet play Monk

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020

8.30 - 10.30pm

Uptown Jazz Cafe

177 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, VIC 3065

https://www.uptownjazzcafe.com/

The Paul Williamson Quintet plays the music of Thelonius Monk. 

 

Featuring: 

Phil Noy (alto sax), Mark Fitzgibbon (piano), Nick Hatwood (double bass), Sam Bates (drums), and Paul Williamson (trumpet).

North Side Homegrown

Thursday, March 5, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Jazzlab,
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056

 

https://jazzlab.club/jazz-lab-events/northside-homegrown

North Side Homegrown is yet another example of the distinctive music produced within the rich Australian creative jazz scene.

 

Featuring the collective talents of Sam Keevers (piano), Paul Williamson (trumpet), Phil Noy (alto sax), Harry Morrison (double bass), and Miles Henry (drums), North Side Homegrown play original compositions by Keevers, Williamson and Noy. 

North Side Homegrown

Thursday, March 12, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Jazzlab,
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056

https://jazzlab.club/jazz-lab-events/northside-homegrown

North Side Homegrown is yet another example of the distinctive music produced within the rich Australian creative jazz scene.

 

Featuring the collective talents of Sam Keevers (piano), Paul Williamson (trumpet), Phil Noy (alto sax), Harry Morrison (double bass), and Miles Henry (drums), North Side Homegrown play original compositions by Keevers, Williamson and Noy. 

North Side Homegrown

Thursday, March 19, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Jazzlab,
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056

 

https://jazzlab.club/jazz-lab-events/northside-homegrown

North Side Homegrown is yet another example of the distinctive music produced within the rich Australian creative jazz scene.

 

Featuring the collective talents of Sam Keevers (piano), Paul Williamson (trumpet), Phil Noy (alto sax), Harry Morrison (double bass), and Miles Henry (drums), North Side Homegrown play original compositions by Keevers, Williamson and Noy. 

Cannonball

Friday, March 21, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Paris Cat 
(the Loft)

6 Goldie Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

https://pariscat.com.au/

Cannonball are an Australian based sextet ‘Cannonball’ is infused with jazz, blues & soul, and cemented in a deep, infectious groove. Inspired by the music of the late, great Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley, the ensemble has gone on to create its own original repertoire and delight audiences around the country.

Tim Wilson (alto sax), Paul Williamson (trumpet), Fem Belling (vocals), Darrin Archer (piano), Tom Lee (double bass), Sam Bates (drums).

More information: https://www.timwilsononline.com/cannonball.html

North Side Homegrown

Thursday, March 26, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Jazzlab,
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056

 

https://jazzlab.club/jazz-lab-events/northside-homegrown

North Side Homegrown is yet another example of the distinctive music produced within the rich Australian creative jazz scene.

 

Featuring the collective talents of Sam Keevers (piano), Paul Williamson (trumpet), Phil Noy (alto sax), Harry Morrison (double bass), and Miles Henry (drums), North Side Homegrown play original compositions by Keevers, Williamson and Noy. 

Paul Williamson Quintet play Monk

Saturday, March 28, 2020

8.30 - 10.30pm

Uptown Jazz Cafe

177 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, VIC 3065

https://www.uptownjazzcafe.com/

The Paul Williamson Quintet plays the music of Thelonius Monk. 

 

Featuring: 

Phil Noy (alto sax), Mark Fitzgibbon (piano), Nick Hatwood (double bass), Sam Bates (drums), and Paul Williamson (trumpet).

Cannonball

Saturday, April 4, 2020
7 - 8 PM

Melbourne Recital Centre

31 Sturt St, Southbank VIC 3006

 

https://www.melbournerecital.com.au/events/2020/spyro-gyra/

Support act for Spyro Gyra

 

Cannonball are an Australian based sextet ‘Cannonball’ is infused with jazz, blues & soul, and cemented in a deep, infectious groove. Inspired by the music of the late, great Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley, the ensemble has gone on to create its own original repertoire and delight audiences around the country.

Tim Wilson (alto sax), Paul Williamson (trumpet), Darrin Archer (piano), Tom Lee (double bass), Sam Bates (drums).

More information: https://www.timwilsononline.com/cannonball.html

North Side Homegrown

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Paris Cat 
(the Loft)

6 Goldie Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

https://pariscat.com.au/

North Side Homegrown is yet another example of the distinctive music produced within the rich Australian creative jazz scene.

 

Featuring the collective talents of Sam Keevers (piano), Paul Williamson (trumpet), Phil Noy (alto sax), Harry Morrison (double bass), and Miles Henry (drums), North Side Homegrown play original compositions by Keevers, Williamson and Noy. 

Paul Williamson Quintet play Monk

Saturday, Apr 25, 2020

8.30 - 10.30pm

Uptown Jazz Cafe

177 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, VIC 3065

https://www.uptownjazzcafe.com/

The Paul Williamson Quintet plays the music of Thelonius Monk. 

 

Featuring: 

Phil Noy (alto sax), Sam Keevers (piano), Nick Haywood (double bass), Sam Bates (drums), and Paul Williamson (trumpet).

Neon-lit (The Eugene Ball Duke Ellington Nonet)

Saturday, May 2, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Jazzlab,
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056

 

https://jazzlab.club/

Featuring the very best of Melbourne's jazz scene, the Nonet will be playing some of the greatest of Duke Ellington's music, swinging, jumping and blowing the night away.

Daniel Susnjar's Afro-Peruvian jazz project

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

Monash Performing Arts centre (Count's Jazz Club):

48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton VIC 3800

https://www.monash.edu/mlive/whats-on/events/daniel-susnjar-afro-peruvian-jazz-group/

The Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group is a seven-piece ensemble presenting original compositions influenced by Afro-Peruvian rhythms and traditional Peruvian folk song arrangements. Founded in 2011 and ignited by extensive touring and research in Peru, USA and the Caribbean by Australian drummer and composer Daniel Susnjar, the ensemble continually pushes forward with innovative ways to express artistic sensibilities from the Afro-Peruvian and jazz musical traditions.

Featuring Daniel Susnjar – drums/compositions, Paul Williamson – Trumpet , Jordan Murray – Trombone, Grant Windsor – Piano, Oscar Poncell – Guitar, Sam Anning – Bass and Luis Poblete – Percussion.

Hearts and Minds:

Grabowsky, Williamson, Murphy and Floyd 

Saturday, May 16, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

UKARIA Cultural Centre
119 Williams Rd, Mt Barker Summit, South Australia, 5251

 

https://www.ukaria.com/events/1299

HEARTS AND MINDS

Trumpeter, composer and educator Paul Williamson has established a reputation for leading outstanding jazz ensemble performances. He’s released eleven albums and performed extensively around the world with jazz greats such as Carla Bley, Charlie Haden, Eddie Palmieri, Jamie Oehlers, Andrea Keller and Tony Gould.

Versatile bassist and composer Tamara Murphy has toured internationally with a diverse range of ensembles, from classical chamber orchestras to jazz, soul, experimental and pop groups. She’s released seven albums and appeared on over thirty recordings. Perhaps best known as the drummer of Australian folk-rock band Things of Stone and Wood, Tony Floyd has backed artists such as Vince Jones, Kate Ceberano, Missy Higgins, and Joe Camelleri and The Black Sorrows.

Paul Williamson | Trumpet
Paul Grabowsky | Piano
Tamara Murphy | Bass
Tony Floyd | Drums

More information: https://www.ukaria.com/events/1299

The Assemblers re-unite!

Friday, May 29, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Paris Cat 
(the Loft)

6 Goldie Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

https://pariscat.com.au/

In 2003 tenor saxophonist Jamie Oehlers recorded The Assemblers (Jazzhead), an album that went on to become a favourite amongst Australian jazz fans.

Musicians:
Jamie Oehlers – Tenor Saxophone
Paul Williamson – Trumpet
Sam Keevers – Piano
Christopher Hale – Bass
Danny Fischer – Drums

More information: http://www.jamieoehlers.com/?p=60

Vanessa Perica Orchestra (VPO):

'Love is a Temporary Madness' CD launch

Sunday, May 31, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Jazzlab,
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056

 

https://jazzlab.club/

Vanessa Perica is a Composer, Arranger, Conductor based in Melbourne, Australia. This performance celbrates the launch of the Love is a Temporary Madness CD as part of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

More information: https://www.vanessaperica.com/new-album

PERSONNEL:
Carl Mackey - alto & soprano saxophone
Bernard Alexander - alto saxophone
Jamie Oehlers - tenor saxophone
Julien Wilson - tenor saxophone
Phil Noy - baritone saxophone

Mat Jodrell - trumpet
Daniel Beasy - trumpet, flugelhorn
Ross Irwin - trumpet, flugelhorn
Paul Williamson - trumpet, flugelhorn

Jordan Murray - trombone
Nick Mulder - trombone
Will Pethick - trombone
Joe O’Callaghan - bass trombone

Andrea Keller - piano
Theo Carbo - guitar
Sam Anning - bass
Ben Vanderwal - drums

Vanessa Perica - composer, arranger, conductor

David Borgo, Dr. Dylan van der Schyff, Paul Williamson

Saturday, June 6, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

Uptown Jazz Cafe

177 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, VIC 3065

https://www.uptownjazzcafe.com/

US saxophonist David Borgo will present a quartet gig - featuring;

David Borgo (tenor sax), Dylan van der Schyff, Paul Williamson (trumpet), bassist TBC.

Neon-lit (The Eugene Ball Duke Ellington Nonet)

Saturday, June 13, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Jazzlab,
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056

 

https://jazzlab.club/

Featuring the very best of Melbourne's jazz scene, the Nonet will be playing some of the greatest of Duke Ellington's music, swinging, jumping and blowing the night away.

Monash Art Ensemble: Premiere new works by George Lewis and Roger Dean

Tuesday, August 14, 2020
8 - 10:30 PM

The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts
48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton VIC 3800

 

https://www.monash.edu/mlive/mapa/the-ian-potter-centre-for-performing-arts/

The Monash Art Ensemble (MAE) is a collaboration between the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music (SZCSoM) and Monash University Academy of Performing Arts, and has enjoyed philanthropic support from The Vizard (2012-2017) and Salzer (2016-) Foundations. The MAE commissions, performs and records new, mainly Australian, work for a mixed ensemble ranging in size from around ten to twenty players.

More information: https://www.monash.edu/mae

Cannonball featuring Kristen Berardi

Friday, October 9, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 PM

The Paris Cat 
(the Loft)

6 Goldie Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

https://pariscat.com.au/

Cannonball are an Australian based sextet ‘Cannonball’ is infused with jazz, blues & soul, and cemented in a deep, infectious groove. Inspired by the music of the late, great Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley, the ensemble has gone on to create its own original repertoire and delight audiences around the country.

Tim Wilson (alto sax), Paul Williamson (trumpet), Kristen Berardi (vocals), Darrin Archer (piano), Tom Lee (double bass), Sam Bates (drums).

More information: https://www.timwilsononline.com/cannonball.html

Monash Art Ensemble: Premiere new works by Keller and Murray

Friday, September 18, 2020
8 - 10:30 PM

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music (Auditorium),
55 Scenic Boulevard Monash University, Clayton Campus Victoria, 3800

The Monash Art Ensemble (MAE) is a collaboration between the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music (SZCSoM) and Monash University Academy of Performing Arts, and has enjoyed philanthropic support from The Vizard (2012-2017) and Salzer (2016-) Foundations. The MAE commissions, performs and records new, mainly Australian, work for a mixed ensemble ranging in size from around ten to twenty players.

More information: https://www.monash.edu/mae

© 2020 by Paul Williamson