Matt McMahon meets the

South Coast Big Band

Touring NSW in June 2022:

16th June - Wollongong Town Hall

17th June - Foundry 616

19th June - Gibraltar Hotel, Bowral SOLD OUT

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Featuring the incredible jazz pianist Matt McMahon, the 19 piece South Coast Big Band will bring a powerhouse of energy to his specially orchestrated compositions. An all-star line up of soloists along with originals and arrangements by Des Cannings, Deven Rahan and Kyle Eardley will have you on the edge of your seat for the entirety of the performance.

Matt McMahon is one of Australia's leading jazz pianists and composers. Winning the Wangaratta National Jazz Piano Award' in 1999, and the Freedman Jazz Fellowship in 2005 established his place in Australian jazz. In 2010 his trio supported the Wayne Shorter Quartet at Sydney Opera House. McMahon is also the musical director for vocalist and trumpeter Vince Jones. He has performed at music festivals in Australia and Asia, including the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and JazzNow Festival. He teaches in the jazz department at Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

 

MUSICIANS:

Piano, composer and guest artist - Matt McMahon

Voice - Tiana Young

Guitar - Callum Burns

Keyboard - Paddy Kelly

Double Bass - Harry Birch

Drums - George Greenhill

Lead alto and soprano saxophones, clarinet - Tessie Overmyer

Alto saxophone, flute and clarinet - Hinano Fujisaki

Tenor saxophone, flute and clarinet - Mariela Mulder

Tenor and baritone saxophones, clarinet and bass clarinet - Tye Langford

Baritone saxophone and bass clarinet - Laura Power

 

Lead trumpet, composer and arranger - Deven Rahman

2nd trumpet and flugelhorn and composer - Kyle Eardley

3rd trumpet and flugelhorn - Joseph Lisk

4th trumpet and flugelhorn - Heather Prowse

5th trumpet and flugelhorn - Sarah Purdon

 

Lead trombone, musical director, composer and arranger - Des Cannings

2nd trombone - Cailey Soon

3rd Trombone - Jack Lincoln

Bass trombone - Nick Barnard

Supported by Wollongong City Council through a live music grant. 

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