Also first up on the bill at Cockatoo island on the 20
Kristin Berardi and James Sherlock
“Kristin is a true musician in every sense of the word and for that reason I believe she is one of ourfinest singers and is destined for great things." Katie Noonan (george, elixir) “warm like aQueensland summer, sweet like a lamington drive and honest like a country town." Kristin isaccompanied by award winning guitarist James Sherlock whose sound has warmth and bite(reminiscent of John McLaughlin circa Extrapolation) He uses it to produce tense, twisting solos,sometimes churning, sometimes chiming accompaniment.MORE INFOIf you enjoy the Scrapes you might also like to catch Hinterlandt. Another opportunity to take amusical voyage with this multi instrumentalist playing combinations of trumpet, guitar, vocals andother.
Hinterlandt is a German-Australian solo outfit playing long compositions encompassing raw energy,beautiful harmonies, complex rhythms, fragile ambiences, alarming noise, and silence. Using avariety of instruments, Hinterlandt is not afraid of radically changing territory while carefullyavoiding genre-hopping. Hinterlandt has taken on many guises and constantly changes shape andcolour. Hinterlandt has played in places such as Helsinki, Sydney, Cologne, London, Rome,Amsterdam, Melbourne, Lisbon, Berlin, and many others.MORE INFOhttp://www.hinterlandt.netOn the same bill is
My Goodness McGuiness
a synthesis of the broad range of contexts andsounds that modern musicians find themselves in. It's about owning up to the subversive musicalinfluences on an Australian late-generation-X-er; where Icehouse and the Police play alongside MilesDavis. This is not your average jazz band, but many of the sounds may be familiar. While thegroup is clearly founded in the jazz tradition, their eclectic choice of material is a more honestreflection of the cultural coffee table.” MORE INFOLucian McGuiness – Trombone, Dan Junor – AltoSax, Aaron Flower – Guitar, Alex Boneham – Bass, Fabian Hevia – PercussionThe Java Quartet with Bobby Singh kick off the season this Saturday 13th NovemberMORE INFOand The Vampires on the 27th NovemberMORE INFO
Enjoy the unique beauty of Sydney harbour from the moment you jump on board the ferry. Onceon the island you can hear some of the finest musicians in this country perform in informal outdoorsettings with a Sydneyscape backdrop.As the sun fades away listen to the mellow sounds, mixed up with some jazz, reggae infusedgrooves or beats from Bobby Singh, master tabla player, soaring soundscapes or vocal highlightsthat take you on your own personal voyage.Performances start at 5pm and you can grab a beer or a wine from the kioskBring a picnic rug, or low chairs and get up close and personal. Spend the day on the island for a “mini break” on Cockatoo.The site is family friendly and we are on the flat and close to the ferry terminal. These concerts area perfect way to hear great music and catch up with family and friends, or even make new friendswith a jazzmeetupgroup.