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Speedball returns

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Page added Jun 1, 2017 Updated Jun 5, 2017

Perth outfit Speedball make a welcome return with a new CD. They're also due to preview the work at the Melbourne International Jazz Fest.

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Originally the brainchild of both Carl Mackey and Mat Jodrell, Speedball formed in 2000 alongside Perth stalwarts Grant Windsor (piano), Sam Anning (bass) and Daniel Susnjar (drums). They've got a new record coming out called We Have Moved, and we'll take a listen to a sample on this episode.

There's also a recent solo recording from US guitarist Ralph Towner - inspired by the essence of Bill Evans' iconic piano trio. And - on top of that - UK pianist Django Bates marks 50 years of The Beatles LP Sgt. Pepper's Lonley Hearts Club Band.

Presented by Mal Stanley
Image: Melbourne International Jazz Fest
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Speedball returns

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Jun 4, 2017. 5:00pm - 6:50pm
Jun 7, 2017. 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Jun 7, 2017. 9:00pm - 10:50pm

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On Jun 7, 2017. 8:38pm
Anonymous said

Gee was I awestruck by this outfit during Jazztrack! Their take-me-on, no hype BlueNote era sound is refreshing delight to the ear and reminds me warmly of the gutsy jazz I heard as a teen. (When many others of my gen were Beatles-obsessed, this was the sort of material that caught my ear.)
Thanks guys and drive on hard!
Christopher Lynch.
PS: By the way, nothing personal against the Beatles. They were astonishing in their wondrous way. It was just that I was one of those geeks heading down another road back then.

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