MJFF 2013 Program

Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival
2013 APRA Composer Commission Concert
Sunday May 5th 2-8pm
Northcote Town Hall
Tix $35/$25 Available online or at the door.


2pm Steve Grant / Marc Hannaford – solo piano
3pm IshIsh with guest Stephen Magnusson
4pm Scott McConnachie/ Eki Veltheim/ Ren Walters trio
5.30pm Commission Winner: Darrin Archer
6.30pm Chris Port’s ‘Mixer’

Apra Composer commission winner:

Darrin Archer at piano

Darrin Archer

Drunken Taxicabs of Absolute Reality: Howl to music by Darrin Archer
(Howl by Allen Ginsberg)

Warning: this performance contains adults only language and themes. Allen Ginsberg’s poem Howl can be found at pangloss.com

Sex, drugs, and spirituality: the journey of the Beatnik. Jazz! Improvisation: The sonic landscape of the journey. Archer’s work realises this sonic landscape, utilising modern composition and improvisation.

Music interacting with poetry: ‘A tragic custard-pie comedy of wild phrasing'(Ginsberg)

Darrin Archer Composer/Piano
Sam Zerna Bass
Danny Fischer Drums
Luke Moller Violin
Julien Wilson Bass Clarinet
Gideon Brazil Tenor Sax
Pat Thiele Trumpet
Maxine Beneba Clarke Spoken word