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
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SvG 8tet play the music of Thelonious Monk

  • Uptown Jazz Café 177 Brunswick Street Fitzroy, VIC, 3065 Australia (map)

Presented by Melbourne Improvisers Collective and Melbourne Jazz Co-op

SvG 8tet plays the music of Thelonious Monk
Followed by Julien Wilson’s Autonomous Resilience Collective
Doors open 8pm, music from 8:30pm
$10 Entry

Scott van Gemert - Trombone, Arrangements
Eugene Ball - Trumpet
Carl Mackey - Alto Saxophone
Jonathan Cooper - Tenor Saxophone, Flute
Adam Simmons - Baritone Saxophone
Kade Brown - Piano
Paddy Fitzgerald - Double Bass
Luke Andresen - Drums

In their first Melbourne performance, Scott van Gemert presents his newest project: the "SvG 8tet". Featuring the music of one of the most significant jazz composers in history, pianist Thelonious Monk, Scott’s distinctive arranging style will breathe new life to these compositions in ways you have never heard before.

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