Pure Jazz Sessions – The Hobart Jazz Quartet
Pure Jazz Sessions –The Hobart Jazz Quartet
Saturday 28 July, 2 – 3pm
Life Way Auditorium, 126 – 130 William Street, Devonport
$20 per person
Bookings at Devonport City Council, 17 Fenton Way, Devonport
(03) 6420 2900 or www.decc.net.au
The Hobart Jazz Quartet will highlight the music of John Lewis and the Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) – a Jazz group established in 1952 that played music influenced by classical, cool Jazz, blues and bebop. The MJQ performed over a 40-year span with only one personnel change, and during that period carved their own niche by specialising in elegant, restrained, sophisticated, improvised music, with a strong blues reference.
For this concert a quartet of Tasmania’s leading contemporary Jazz musicians will present a program of some of the better known MJQ compositions – “Django” “Skating in Central Park” “Bags Groove” “Milano” and more.
This event is part of our Devonport Jazz Festival Pass, at just $89 for 15 events it is great value!
Saturday, 28 July 2018 | 02:00 PM
- 03:00 PM
Life Way Auditorium, 126 – 130 William Street, Devonport 7310 View Map