The Jake Amy Septet


8:00 pmWednesday, 31 July 2019


Bird's Basement

11 Singers Ln, Melbourne

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The Jake Amy Septet dives into harmonic and rhythmic sound explorations, with vibrant melodies illustrating a strong connection to Jake's naturistic upbringing in the bush. Think Steve Coleman's Black Science mixed with Ornette Coleman's Free Jazz.

"Between massive grooves and destruction of melodic words, expertly impressionistic colours are nevertheless the beautiful part of its expression." - Jazz News (Pierre Tenne)

Jake Amy is an Australian-born pianist studying at Monash University where he is working towards completing a Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance). Since 2013, Jake has been heavily involved in theatrical productions, frequently touring nationally and internationally with various ensembles. He has also been involved in the production of over twenty albums and is a session musician for over thirty bands. Jake has studied and performed in New York alongside acclaimed drummer Tony Moreno. Jake's music has been featured in France's best-selling jazz magazine, Jazz News. Last year, Jake was invited to perform his latest album Illustrations of Nature at the Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés festival in France.

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