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Academy Orchestra Live

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Page added Jan 27, 2017 Updated Feb 3, 2017

Hear a new record out on ABC Music featuring James Morrison and his Academy Jazz Orchestra from South Australia - performing in Melbourne.

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With the 2017 Generations in Jazz Scholarship nominations now open, what better time than to hear the James Morrison Academy Jazz Orchestra performing live at Hamer Hall. The group have also been touring with James Morrison in the US, and from what we hear, they've been making a big impression over there. For this performance, the group performed a selection of standards, arranged by names including John Clayton, Billy Byers and our very own Evan Lohning. There's also an original by James' son William Morrison (pictured).

Presented by Henry Rasmussen
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Feb 2, 2017. 9:00pm - 9:40pm

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James Lloyd Morrison AM (born 11 November 1962) is a multi-instrumental Australian jazz musician. Widely known for his trumpet playing, he has also performed on soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, clarinet, flugelhorn, bass trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, double bass, guitar and piano. He is a composer, writing jazz charts for ensembles of various sizes and proficiency...

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On Feb 6, 2017. 8:51am
Anonymous said

Great to hear the new talent coming through. Jim

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