Scott van Gemert Music

"...One of the most talented and unique large ensemble composers in the country right now... he most definitely ranks among the most exciting young contemporary jazz musicians going around" - Ross Irwin (The Cat Empire), 2016
"Scott has that rare gift of being a jazz musician who understands and draws on the tradition, whilst being totally free to innovate and explore new sounds." - James Morrison AM, 2016
SvGBB returns to the Paris Cat!
Jun
3
7:30 PM19:30

SvGBB returns to the Paris Cat!

Saxophones - Rob Simone, Flora Carbo, Shaun Rammers, Tim Wilson, Liam Werrett
Trumpets - Matt Jones, Ed Fairlie, Paddy McMullin, Pat Thiele
Trombones - Nick Mulder, Chris Vizard, Tom Panckridge, Andrew Hammon
Rhythm Section - Theo Carbo, Daniel Mougerman, Isaac Gunnoo, Hugh Harvey

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Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble
May
20
7:30 PM19:30

Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble

Under the musical direction of Daryl McKenzie, The Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble is 8 Trombones and a Rhythm Section paying tribute to the great ensembles of JJ.Johnson& Kai Winding, Urbie Green, Slide Hampton, Michael Davis, Jiggs Whigham, Charlie Small, Matt Neiss & the Capitol Bones, UNT U-Tubes and Bonerama. Members include some of Melbourne's finest jazz trombone players and a swinging Rhythm Section playing skillfully crafted arrangements for this unique ensemble sound.

Daryl McKenzie - Musical Director/Trombone
Nick Mulder - Trombone
Jordan Murray - Trombone
Scott van Gemert - Trombone
Alistair Parsons - Trombone
Roger Schmidli - Trombone
Ian Bell - Trombone
Matt Amy - Bass Trombone
Joe O'Callaghan - Bass Trombone
Nic Johnston - Piano
Jack Pantazis - Guitar
Kim May - Bass
Kieran Rafferty - Drums

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SvG Quartet debut at Lido!
May
18
8:00 PM20:00

SvG Quartet debut at Lido!

In their debut performance at the Lido Jazz Room, Scott van Gemert brings together a quartet of wonderful young musicians for a night of swinging jazz standards and old-timey tunes. Come on down to this beautiful space for a lovely night of music!

Featuring:

Scott van Gemert - Trombone, Vocals
Nick Kyritsis - Guitar
Harry Morrison - Double Bass
Luke Andresen - Drums

Music from 8-10pm

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SvG Trio at the Wesley Anne
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

SvG Trio at the Wesley Anne

Led by trombonist Scott van Gemert, the SvG returns to the Wesley Anne front bar. Featuring the limitless talents of Hiroki Hoshino (Double Bass) and Luke Andresen (Drums), these musicians combine for some swinging, interactive jazz, interpreting classic tunes from the Great American Songbook.


Free entry!

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Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble
Mar
4
8:00 PM20:00

Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble

Under the musical direction of Daryl McKenzie, The Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble is 8 Trombones and a Rhythm Section paying tribute to the great ensembles of JJ.Johnson& Kai Winding, Urbie Green, Slide Hampton, Michael Davis, Jiggs Whigham, Charlie Small, Matt Neiss & the Capitol Bones, UNT U-Tubes and Bonerama.

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Unbroken Trio at Lebowskis!
Mar
3
5:00 PM17:00

Unbroken Trio at Lebowskis!

Lead by trombonist and composer Scott van Gemert, the Unbroken Trio plays original music that focuses on the collective sound of the ensemble. Also featuring Theo Carbo (guitar) and Maddison Carter (drums and percussion), these three unique musical voices come together to create an array of improvised sounds in a highly interactive setting.

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SvG Trio feat. Anning and Spicer
Feb
10
1:00 PM13:00

SvG Trio feat. Anning and Spicer

Led by trombonist Scott van Gemert, the SvG trio make their debut at the Wesley Anne front bar. Featuring the limitless talents of Sam Anning (Double Bass) and Alex Spicer (Drums), these musicians combine for some swinging, interactive jazz, interpreting classic tunes from the Great American Songbook.

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SvGBB at the Paris Cat Jazz Club
Feb
6
7:30 PM19:30

SvGBB at the Paris Cat Jazz Club

The Scott van Gemert Big Band (SvGBB) is the newest addition to Melbourne’s rich big band scene. Lead by young writer and trombonist Scott van Gemert, this band showcases his unique and innovative compositional style and features some of Melbourne's best improvising and session musicians and young rising stars in the scene.

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SvG Quintet feat. Bernard Alexander (ADEL)
Feb
2
6:00 PM18:00

SvG Quintet feat. Bernard Alexander (ADEL)

Fresh from spending four years living and playing together at the James Morrison Academy, long time musical collaborators Scott van Gemert and Bernard Alexander combine with a swinging rhythm section for an early Saturday show at Uptown. Playing a combination of original music and other tunes by modern jazz legends such as Tomasz Stańko and Joe Henderson, this will be an energetic gig with something for everyone to enjoy!

Bernard Alexander (ADEL) - Saxophones
Scott van Gemert - Trombone
Kade Brown - Piano
Sam Anning - Double Bass
Luke Andresen - Drums

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SvGBB at the Jazzlab - Debut!
Jan
29
8:00 PM20:00

SvGBB at the Jazzlab - Debut!

The Scott van Gemert Big Band (SvGBB) is the newest addition to Melbourne’s rich big band scene. Lead by young writer and trombonist Scott van Gemert, this band showcases his unique and innovative compositional style and features some of Melbourne's best improvising and session musicians and young rising stars in the scene.

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JMA Honours Ensemble feat. Harry Morrison
Aug
30
8:00 PM20:00

JMA Honours Ensemble feat. Harry Morrison

The James Morrison Academy Honours Ensemble is the premier small ensemble from the James Morrison Academy in Mount Gambier, SA. The band consists of Honours students Bernard Alexander (saxophones), Matthew Nicholls (trumpet), Scott van Gemert (trombone), and James Owen (drums) with special guest Harry Morrison (double bass).

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JMA Honours Ensemble feat. Laura Small
Aug
18
7:00 PM19:00

JMA Honours Ensemble feat. Laura Small

The JMA Honours Ensemble is made up of four of the brightest graduates from the James Morrison Academy who are currently doing their Honours year, plus a special guest bass player. Hand selected by James Morrison himself, the band performs mostly original contemporary jazz written by its members, as well as arrangements of music by composers ranging from Thelonious Monk to Sidney Bechet and everything in between. Earlier this year the ensemble travelled to the USA where they worked with students and staff at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz in LA, and the Juilliard School in New York.

This is the first gig of their national tour, don't miss this opportunity to catch them in Mount Gambier at Morrison's Jazz Club!

Featuring: - 
James 'Stix' Owen - Drums
Bernard Alexander - Alto Saxophone
Scott van Gemert - Trombone
Matt Nicholls - Trumpet
Laura Small - Double Bass


Doors 7.00pm
Music 8.00pm

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SvG 4tet feat. Angela Davis @ Paris Cat
Aug
16
8:00 PM20:00

SvG 4tet feat. Angela Davis @ Paris Cat

Doors 8pm, music from 8:30pm
$20 entry

The SvG 4tet is an ensemble led by Melbourne-based trombonist and composer Scott van Gemert. Formed in mid 2016, this group aims to push the boundaries of a chordless quartet by playing to the varied strengths and unique voices of the individuals in the band, performing original music and arrangements by Scott.
Tonight they will feature special guest Angela Davis.

Featuring:
Scott van Gemert – Trombone
Isaac Gunnoo – Double Bass
Luke Andresen – Drums
Special guest:
Angela Davis - Alto Saxophone

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Scott van Gemert + Joel Trigg
Jul
19
8:00 PM20:00

Scott van Gemert + Joel Trigg

Scott van Gemert + Joel Trigg
Trombone + Piano

These two sonic adventurers meet for the first for the first time for a unified performance focussing on melody and interaction. Playing a mixture of original compositions and jazz standards, we'd love for you to come explore the possibilities with us.

Doors 8pm
$5 Entry
Farouk's Olive
711 High Street, Thornbury

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SvG 8tet @ Uptown Jazz Café
Jul
14
6:00 PM18:00

SvG 8tet @ Uptown Jazz Café

SvG 8tet returns to Uptown Jazz Cafe playing the music of Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and original compositions by Scott van Gemert.

Featuring:

Trombone - Scott van Gemert
Trumpet/Flugelhorn - Ed Fairlie
Alto Saxophone - Angela Davis
Tenor Saxophone - Jonathan Cooper
Baritone Saxophone - Phil Noy
Piano - Kade Brown
Double Bass - Sam Anning
Drums - Luke Andresen

Saturday July 14
6-8pm
Uptown Jazz Café
177 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

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