These pieces take you on a journey through several moods and genres, including contemporary chromaticism, fun latin and jazzy grooves, a blues with characteristic pitch bends, and reflective, contemplative settings. Composed 2018.
Music for flute and piano by Graham Jesse performed by Virginia Taylor (flute) an Simon Tedeschi (piano). These pieces cover a number of different genres including jazz and classical.
For this project Graham has drawn inspiration from many areas of his musical experience, from Bach, Telemann and Mozart through to Don Burrows, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock.
The CD features 12 tracks. The first 6 are melodic explorations of different moods and textures, with a contemporary approach.
The next 3 tracks are a suite of Latin music, and the final 3 are a Jazz suite.
An original album from Jazz saxophonist and flautist Graham Jesse with a mixture of funk, jazz and Latin featuring David Jones & Andrew Gander (drums), Leon Gaer (bass), Tommy Emmanuel (guitar) and a horn section.
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“In The Flow” was recorded for the ABC Jazztrack radio program. Mainly originals, it features Graham Jesse on tenor sax, soprano sax and alto flute with Mark Isaacs & Matt McMahon piano, James Muller guitar, Adam Armstrong bass, Andrew Gander & Alan Turnbull drums.
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What do you get when you put two of Australia’s most talented multi-instrumentalists together? Blow! Well, that’s the title of this collaboration album between woodwind specialists Graham Jesse and Adrian Cunningham.
With Matt McMahon on piano, Brendan Clarke on bass and Hamish Stewart on drums, this album is sure to “Blow” your mind!
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All music on this album is inspired by the Australian artist Kerrie Lester. Each track takes its name from one of her paintings and is the composer’s response to it, and all four band members contribute to the writing. The CD comes with a 12 page booklet featuring high quality miniatures of Kerrie Lester’s paintings