Mark Isaacs Trio
- Date: Tuesday, 6 October 2009, 8pm
- Venue: The Ellington Jazz Club — 191 Beaufort Street, Northbridge, Perth, WA
- Tickets: $20-$5 — Tickets can be purchased online
Mark Isaacs has achieved international recognition as a pianist and composer in both jazz and classical music. As a jazz pianist he has toured extensively in Europe, Russia, Asia, the USA, Australasia and the Pacific performing at major festivals and working and recording with some of the artform's most distinguished international figures while releasing many internationally-acclaimed CDs.
He was nominated for an ARIA Award for Best Jazz Album in 2007. As a classical concert hall composer he has composed around 80 major works ranging across orchestral, chamber, choral and solo pieces (most recently for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Saffire, Sydney Philharmonia Choir and Tankstream Quartet). He is a recipient of an Australia Council Fellowship, a prize-winner in the Tokyo International Competition for Chamber Music Composition, the winner of the inaugural Miriam Hyde Composer-Pianist Award and the 2007 Albert H. Maggs Composition Award from the University of Melbourne and he holds a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music, USA.
He curates the Brisbane Jazz Festival, has performed as a classical pianist and conducted his compositions. He lives in Sydney with his wife and daughter.
He will be performing with local rhythm section of Pete Jeavons (bass) and Ben Vanderwal (drums)
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