The Gypsy Jazz Project & Cameron Jones Trio
Smith's Alternative, 76 Alinga Street, Civic ACT 2601, Canberra
Join us for a night of hot club jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt when the Cameron Jones Trio (Sydney) teams up with Canberra-locals, The Gypsy Jazz Project, for a double-header of elegant stringswing.
The Gypsy Jazz Project (ACT)
The Gypsy Jazz Project (GJP) is a Canberra based quartet playing Gypsy Jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt. Featuring Sverre Molland and Bruce Rose on guitars, Anthony Irving on double bass and Stephen Rouch on clarinet and vocals, the GJP will bring a smile to your dial and get hands clapping and your feet tapping. The GJP plays regularly at jazz venues in Canberra and neighbouring regions, as well as private functions, weddings, vineyards and cocktail parties.
Cameron Jones Trio (NSW)
Cameron Jones is musician who draws inspiration from the driving rhythms and melodic honesty of the acoustic gypsy jazz guitar. He performs regularly with prominent Sydney bands, The Spyglass Gypsies and Gadjo Guitars. Jones is also the Creative Director of the Brisbane based OzManouche Festival. Australia's only festival dedicated to gypsy jazz.
For this performance Jones will be featuring material, The Waterfall Way his first album under his own name. The album draws its repertoire and inspiration from his travels to France and The Netherlands over a period of 5 years where he was able to explore the very source of gypsy jazz music.