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Ben Vanderwal Session
Page added May 18, 2017 Updated May 26, 2017

Not only new music on this set, but a new band! My Name is Nobody is the latest project from a trio of jazz musicians from Perth.

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'My Name is Nobody' comprises of Ben Vanderwal (drums - pictured), Tom O'Halloran (piano) and Lucky Oceans (pedal steel guitar), and take their inspiration from both jazz, folk, rock and world music. Their performing at the up-and-coming Perth International Jazz Festival, and we've got an advanced copy of their debut to preview on this playlist, which includes a host of special guests.

Presented by James Kennedy and Henry Rasmussen
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May 22, 2017. 2:00pm - 2:30pm
May 27, 2017. 10:00am - 10:30am

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Artist Biography


Ben is one of the most in demand Jazz drummers in Australia. From an early age he encountered the legendary drummer/teacher Frank Gibson Jnr, who helped unravelled the mysteries of that strange, fascinating music in of all places, Perth.

Originally from there, Ben has also spent time in New York and Melbourne and performed around the world including tours of the U.K., France, Ireland,...

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