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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Double Bill: Unbroken Trio & Witney McCulloch Quartet

  • The Jazzlab 27 Leslie Street Brunswick, VIC, 3056 Australia (map)

Unbroken Trio 9.00pm
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.

Witney McCulloch Quintet 10.30pm
The Witney McCulloch Quintet is excited to bring their unique blend of highly exciting, energetic and swinging music to Melbourne's Jazz Lab for one night only! Originating in Mount Gambier, the band is comprised of alto saxophonist Witney McCulloch, pianist Jackson van Ballegoyen (WA), bassist Anton Schulz (VIC), and drummer Sam Newman (WA).

Having played nationally around Australia including Wangaratta Jazz Festival, Hamer Hall in Melbourne, the Sydney Opera House, Lazy Bones lounge in Sydney and Home of the Arts (HOTA) in Queensland, the ensemble are excited to collaborate together to make their debut at the Jazz Lab.

Earlier Event: August 7
SvG Quartet at Paris Cat
Later Event: September 16
Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble