Miro Lauritz is a young, up-and-coming pianist, vibraphonist, percussionist, vocalist, award-winning composer and arranger, currently studying piano at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music. As a pianist and vibraphonist, Miro performs regularly throughout some of Melbourne’s best jazz venues both as a sideman and with his own projects. As a singer and performer, Miro has performed as a soloist in prominent venues such as the State Theatre, Princess Theatre, Elizabeth Murdoch Hall and many more. As a composer and arranger, Miro has won the VCE Premier’s Award for his cello quartet L’Ondes, and has had many compositions and arrangements performed and recorded across Melbourne.
The Not-So-Big Band are back at the Paris Cat to perform a new show paying tribute to the legendary jazz musician, Herbie Hancock. The evening will be filled with compositions of Hancock's such as Chameleon, Speak Like a Child, Driftin' and more.
The NSBB was formed in 2018 as a mid-sized ensemble that brought together some of Melbourne's finest up-and-coming music students alongside seasoned professionals. Since then, the ensemble has performed over 100 shows, covering music from many different eras including specialty shows themed around Disney, James Bond, Nintendo and more. The members of the band include:
Trumpet - Thien Pham
Trombone - Max Budgen
Tenor Sax - Oscar Bruten
Piano - Miro Lauritz
Bass - Toshi Clinch
Drums - Jasper Bruten