Clancye Milne Octet – Songs of Our City

Clancye Milne Octet – Songs of Our City

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Clancye Milne


Paying homage to one of the greatest musical cities of the world, Melbourne.

About the artists

The Clancye Milne Octet is comprised of some of Melbourne’s finest improvising musicians. Where big band meets chamber ensemble, the unique orchestration of the group creates countless instrumental combinations, crafting a vivid soundscape of musical textures.

About the concert

Their performance in Primrose Potter Salon pays homage to one of the greatest musical cities of the world, Melbourne. Songs for our City explores the place that has inspired great artistry, cultivating iconic musicians for decades.

Featuring works from well loved artists as Paul Kelly, Gotye and Crowded House alongside lesser-known gems, the ensemble blends masterfully arranged music with platforms of improvisation, creating an experience that blends the familiar with a newfound perspective.

Praise for Clancye Milne

‘Sublime vocal delivery, one of Melbourne’s lesser-known auditory delights.’ Beat Magazine

COVID Safety

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Clancye Milne vocals
Johannes Luebbers piano, arrangements
Angela Davis alto saxophone, flute
Julien Wilson tenor saxophone, clarinet
Ben Gillespie trombone, voice
Steve Grant trumpet
Tamara Murphy double bass
Danny Fischer drums


Paul Kelly
From St Kilda to Kings Cross

Clancye Milne

Somebody That I Used To Know

Crowded House
Four Seasons in One Day

Gian Slater

The Maes

Missy Higgins
All For Believing

Clare Bowditch
Hair That Red


This production is part of the following series:

Season Three: Illuminate

Celebrate the best local and international music at the award-winning venue where live music lives.