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Franklin 'Rites' - Album Launch


Franklin 'Rites' - Album Launch

  • Date: Thursday, 17 May 2018, 8pm
  • Venue: The Jazzlab — 27 Leslie St, Brunswick, VIC
  • Tickets: Adults: $20 | Concession: $15 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Emerging Australian composer and bassist, Joseph Franklin, will be launching an album of original new music under the moniker, Franklin.

A collaboration with pianist Ollie McGill of The Cat Empire and featuring acclaimed saxophonist Jamie Oehlers, as well as one of the countries most in-demand drummers, Dave Beck.

The album, Rites, will be launched tonight at The Jazzlab with a special guest performance by contrabass soloist Nick Tsiavos.

Nick Tsiavos is a bassist and composer whose work operates at the intersections of a number of cultural boundaries: from 6th century chant to contemporary minimalism and experimental improvisation.

‘…..absolutely solo and absolutely improvised. A double-bassist who really can bow - here, with some edge and oomph’ - Doug Spencer, The Weekend Planet, ABC RN

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9388 1999

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Rites : small jazz ensemble (2018) by Joseph Franklin and Ollie McGill
— performed by Dave Beck, Jamie Oehlers, Ollie McGill and Joseph Franklin

Featured artists

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