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Ben Winkelman Trio: Balance Album Launch

25 October 2019

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Standard:
$29.00

Performance Details

Friday 25 October, 7:30pm
Duration:
120min
Venue:
Street 3

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Diversity Arts Australia’s Glazia Perez talks about Stories from the Future and the recent ACT workshop with culturally diverse creatives and arts workers at The Street. “The ACT doesn’t diverge far from the national perspectives, but each state brings their own focus and the ACT was especially focused on advocating for sustainable support systems for artists and united approach to creating change with other artists.”

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Jazz pianist and composer Ben Winkelman presents music from his new trio album Balance, which has been described by Downbeat as “one big, interconnected thing of beauty”. His writing explores diverse musical interests filtered through a jazz perspective: Afro-Cuban, gospel and classical music, with a focus on Latin rhythms in odd meters. Joining him are long-term colleagues Ben Vanderwal on drums and Sam Anning, winner of the 2015 National Jazz Award, on bass. A former Melbourne resident, Ben now lives in New York City. He has released five trio albums to wide acclaim: his second, The Spanish Tinge, won the AIR Award for Best Independent Jazz Release; his first was nominated for an Australian Jazz Bell Award; and his third and fourth albums were nominated for AIR Awards. He was a finalist in the National Jazz Awards, and has toured in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia. 

Ben Winkelman : Piano
Sam Anning : Bass
Ben Vanderwal : Drums

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STREET THREE | UNRESERVED | DURATION 120 MINUTES INCLUDING INTERVAL

 

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THE STREET PRESENTS
BEN WINKELMAN TRIO
BALANCE ALBUM LAUNCH
FRIDAY 25 OCTOBER 7:30

TICKETS:
STANDARD: $29

"The intellectual meets the intuitive by design throughout the entirety of Balance as Winkelman’s trio of equals, perpetually seeking a state of equilibrium, approach joyful swing, hard-hitting rock and chamber-like inventions as one big, interconnected thing of beauty." - Ed Enright, Downbeat (USA), Editor's Pick

"Pianist Ben Winkelman's fifth album is so good that, ironically, its overwhelming brilliance may limit its appeal. It is so innovative, and played with such power, that the listener is left open-mouthed." - Eric Myers, The Australian

4 stars. "Together, these three tackle thorny thoughts, essay beauty with singular style, and swing hard right down the line at various points in the program. Bouncing between different moods and themes in short order, this trio never misses a beat." - Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz (USA)

Location

15 Childers St,

City West ACT 2601

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