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Saturday, August 15, 2015



Monk/Mingus fundraiser gig
for the Friends of the School of Music
Thurs Aug 27 7.30 Band Room
Bookings are now open for the Friends of the School of Music fund-raising jazz concert, Mingus, Monk and More, on Thursday 27 August at 7:30pm in the Big Band Room, Peter Karmel Building, at the School of Music

The format will be similar to last year, with a cabaret feel and cash bar in the room. There will be tables at the front for the first 30-35 bookings, with numbered allocated seating on a first-come, first-served basis. The proceeds will be used by the Friends to support grants to students for activities such as master classes, CD production, participation in competitions e

The program will feature 
  • the Hugo Lee Quartet, Hugo on alto saxophone, with Jack Schwenke (trombone), Alec Brinsmead (drums/percussion), Ben Forte (guitar)
  • the Rose Costi Quartet, Rose on vocalswith Ben Forte, Brendan Keller-Tuberg (bass), Alec Brinsmead;
  • the Johannes Luebbers Quintetwith special guests; and
  • the ANU Jazz Collective.

They will be playing the music of Thelonius Monk and Charlie Mingus, and some of their own compositions inspired by these great jazz musicians. This year the concert's artistic director is Johannes Luebbers, convenor of the jazz program, who arrived at the School early in 2015

Do not miss this opportunity to hear some old favourites and some new work and new performers.

Reserved seating can be obtained by emailing Annie Oakey at: with details of an EFT payment to Friends ( BSB 012950 Account No 451018883 with your name and ‘jazz’ in the reference line) or Credit card number plus details. Cheques plus details have to be sent to The Treasurer, FSM, Building 100, ANU ACT 0200. Tickets will be sent by email whenever possible.
No bookings will be taken after 5.00 pm 1 day before the concert, however tickets will be available for purchase at the door (please bring cash). Tickets $25 adults, $20 members of the Friends, $10 students

TUESDAY, 18 August, 7:30pm
Luke Sweeting 'Grey Wing'  trio CD launch at the Loft on TUESDAY, 18 August, 7:30pm
THE LOFT - Upper Meeting Room at Majura Medical Centre, Dickson
$15 on the door
featuring Luke Sweeting, piano
Ken Allars, trumpet
Finn Ryan, drums

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