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Hangin' out with The Necks

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Page added Nov 27, 2012 Updated Dec 7, 2012

Our main highlight on this week's Jazz Up Late is The Necks' album 'Hanging Gardens', with the normally all-acoustic trio 'plugging in'.

Hanging Gardens features pianist Chris Abrahams playing the Hammond organ, the Rhodes and other keyboards, and bassist Lloyd Swanton also going electric.

Other Australians in the mix include the Jex Saarelaht Quartet, the Mike Nock Trio Plus, the band Motion, the Mark Lockett Trio and we'll hear a preview from the forthcoming new album by the Melbourne outfit Blow.

Also featured are recent recordings by Matt Wilson's Arts and Crafts, the Orrin Evans Trio and Kneebody.

See the complete playlist here.

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Nov 30, 2012. 10:30pm - Dec 1, 2012. 12:30am
Dec 3, 2012. 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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The Necks are an experimental jazz trio from Sydney, comprising Chris Abrahams on piano and Hammond organ, Tony Buck on drums, percussion and electric guitar, and Lloyd Swanton on bass guitar and double bass. The band, who are also well known in Europe, play improvisational pieces of up to an hour in length that explore the development and demise of repeating musical figures. Live...

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