Stock

Presented by Melbourne International Jazz Festival

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‘This ensemble has the beautiful cohesion that is possible only when a band has been deep in the laboratory for many years. STOCK exemplify ‘science in the shed, poetry on the bandstand’ – Barney McAll

About the concert

An electrifying quartet comprised of four of the best musicians in Melbourne, STOCK harness a decade of collaboration, and hundreds of live gigs, to craft a bold style with a distinctly Australian accent.

The group references Ellington and Coltrane while leaning into the 21st century, distilling a myriad of influences in to a multifaceted musical broth. STOCK dispel pre-conceptions of what a traditional jazz quartet can sound like. With driving drum work from Hugh Harvey, blues-drenched electric guitar from Craig Fermanis, the creativity of Chris Hale’s six-stringed bass guitar and the take-no-prisoners, chameleon-esque virtuosity of Julien Wilson on saxophone, this is a joyful, freedom embracing, open-hearted exploration of sonic possibilities.

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ARTISTS

Hugh Harvey drums
Craig Fermanis electric guitar
Chris Hale bass
Julien Wilson saxophone

Series

This production is part of the following series:

Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2021

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival is an annual, world-class jazz festival that takes place in concert halls, arts venues and jazz clubs. We’re thrilled to welcome the Jazz Festival back to Melbourne Recital Centre for six events in 2021.

Venue