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Monday, November 15, 2010

Jazz News from Ellingon Jazz Club

New to Perth audiences but well established in the Eastern States, Mr Percival has an outstanding reputation in Australia as an artist, musician, vocal coach and jazz singer of talent, imagination and skill. Well worth checking one of his shows this week. Also Thursday will see an amazing night of original music with Mace Francis Orchestra - featuring the music of Rafael Karlen and Elliot Hughes.

TUESDAY 8.00pm Mr Percival - Oscar winning actor Russell Crowe witnessed the music, magic and mayhem of a Mr. Percival performance and invited Darren to open for him on a 2006 tour, which included shows around Australia, New Zealand and The House of Blues in California. Few artists paint with sound. Darren has travelled on such a colourful musical adventure throughout his career, and has found an original way to reflect his environment in each performance by using only his voice. His journey is simply a wonderful story and truly a great achievement.

WEDNESDAY 8.00pm Mr Percival - see Tuesday listing

THURSDAY 8.30pm Mace Francis Orchestra featuring the music of Rafael Karlen and Elliot Hughes - a very special concert featuring the music of two emerging composers. Brisbane based Karlen and Perth based Hughes will present an all original program. Don't miss an exciting opportunity to hear music from two of Australia's brightest emerging composers, performed by the outstanding and critically acclaimed Mace Francis Orchestra.

FRIDAY 8.00pm Natalie Gillespie - Natalie Gillespie is a female singer songwriter whose powerful songs take us on a journey many miles deep. A wonderful performer and a passionate storyteller with a universal message of struggle, hope and joy.

FRIDAY 11.30pm Late night groove series featuring Cristal Phillips - Her vocals mix sweetness and elegance with rawness and power, creating an undeniably real force. With an innate passion for music that is reflected in her sound, Cristal brings a truly unique and fresh flavour to the music scene.

SATURDAY 8.00pm Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys - The VP's are a swinging 6 piece band and this show will contain a tribute to some of the great Jazz artists including Harry Connick Junior, Count Basie, Cab Calloway and Roy Eldridge. As well as some of the great Vocal Artists from the Swing Era such as Nat ‘King’ Cole, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Junior and Joe Williams.

SATURDAY 11.30pm Accumulated Gestures - Hot on the heels of their recent successful GET TOGETHER EP launch, original Neo-Soul/Funk outfit The Accumulated Gestures bring their signature sound to the Ellington stage. This 8 piece powerhouse will really get the house rockin.

SUNDAY - Closed for private function - book you function at The Ellington. Email Bourby Webster for more information -

Coming soon:
December 23 & & 24 Libby Hammer Christmas shows
December 29 Simon Fisenden (UK)
December 31 NYE with Ali Bodycoat - Cotton club theme
January 7 & 8 11.30pm Rachel Claudio (Paris)
January 20 Brandon Allen (UK)

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