Lillian Albazi Quintet performs modern arrangements of seminal standards from The Great American Songbook, celebrating the pioneers who laid down the foundations for jazz today.
Presenting their music in a modern framework, Lillian believes this reflects ‘the 21st-century jazz scene, which at its roots is ever-changing, evolving and adapting’.
Joined by pianist Tony Gould, the Quintet explores golden-era swing, Latin jazz, Brazilian jazz and classic 19th and 20th-century ballads.
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Lillian Albazi Quintet
Works by Noble, Dietz, Schwartz, Kern, Fields, Shearing, Weiss, Rodgers, Hart, Harbach, Paul, Raye, Portet and Mercer.
Tony Gould piano
Lillian Albazi Quintet
This production is part of the following series:
Whether traditional jazz is up your alley or you fancy something a little more improvisatory, ambient or electric, step away from the daily grind and into the Salon to experience the sweet sounds of jazz at the Best Place to Hear.
Friday 29 March 2019 8pm
Duration: 1 hour (no interval)
Standard $30 ($25 Concession)
This concert is set in-the-round. Seating in the Salon is general admission.
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