The album Wells features a set of original tunes and was originally commissioned and recorded by ABC jazz. The album was subsequently put out as a vinyl pressing by Scratch Match Records and will be available for purchase on the evening.
The group will be playing material from the new album alongside some new tunes, and will be joined by the Elijah Davies Quartet and Silikill for some special sets on the night.
Saturday 9 October 2021, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
3 Hours | includes INTERVAL 15 minutes
Full Price $35
Student / Concession $15
The Damien Kingston Quartet is a nipaluna/Hobart ensemble dedicated to performing original composition that mixes elements of jazz, free improv, and traditional song form. The band has been performing together since 2018 and to date have two albums out, the latest ‘Wells’ was released on ABC Jazz and Scratch Match Records. The band look to blend strict unison and composite texture when interpreting original composition.
Damien Kingston – Guitar | Matt Boden – Piano | Hamish Houston – Bass | Tom Robb – Drums
Silikill is an ensemble uniting an eclectic range of styles into a cohesive and collaborate musical and gestural language in order to explore concepts. Silikill is primarily engaged with performing original compositions and conceptual improvisations from within the group. The works themselves often stem from current personal interests, general bouts of confusion, and revelations which are are tied with a sense of playfulness and lust for autonomy.
Dominic Nguyen – Bass | Gianni Posadas-Sen – Flute & Vocals | Callum Cusick – Drums | Gabrielle Cayoun – Piano
Elijah Davies Quartet
Elijah Davies is a Tasmanian jazz guitarist currently studying a bachelor of music at the University of Tasmania. Counting Jim Hall, Charlie Christian and John Coltrane as some of his primary influences, Elijah is quickly becoming an in demand guitarist in the nipaluna/Hobart jazz scene. Elijah will be presenting his new group the Elijah Davies Quartet for their debut performance. The quartet was formally formed in 2021 with core members playing together since 2016.
Elijah Davies – Guitar | Tristan Meffre – Tenor Saxophone | Seb Folvig – Bass | Tom Robb – Drums