Australia's first and exclusive at BB
It is a priviledge to provide a stage to a formidable band, Nicolas Payton and his trio and their special guest Jane Monheit for their very first performance in Australia. The names Payton and Monheit are household names in the New York Jazz scene (Monheit has a gold album afterall), their reputation outside of the USA is growing in popularity. They are "in residence" at BB until this coming Sunday 10 July.
Albare Featured On The Cover Of Smooth Jazz Magazine (USA)
Smooth Jazz is the industry 'bible' for the extensive network of radio stations and CD labels that specialise in music categorised as 'contemporary' or 'smooth' jazz in the USA.
GIG REVIEW : BARNEY McALL: FORCE FIELD
Award-winning pianist and composer is back to Bird's Basement with his project Force Field, featuring the best and youngest improvisers Australia has to offer.
FRANK GAMBALE SOULMINE: FINESSE PLUS GUSTO
Expatriate Australian guitar ace Frank Gambale returns to Bird’s Basement with his project Soulmine featuring Boca for the international launch of their new album ‘Salve’.
EP. 20 DISCOVER SARAH MACLAINE - A TASMANIAN TREASURE
Albare interviewing beautiful Sarah Maclaine live on stage at Bird's Basement Melbourne
EP.19 THE VIRGIL DONATI TRIBUTE TO HIS FRIEND ALLAN HOLDSWORTH
This is the first episode of the New Live video podcast of The Bird's Basement Show. Previously the show was produced just as an audio podcast. This episode features Albare interviewing Virgil Donati and Alex Machacek. Virgil shares stories about his
Ep. 19 The Virgil Donati tribute to his friend Allan Holdsworth
Albare / Virgil Donati / Alex Machacek We have recorded this episode live at Bird's Basement just before the first show of the residency of Virgil Donati and his all stars band. They have all been touring with Allan Holdsworth. In this episode Virgil shares
Ep. 17 The world of Pablo Bencid
Meet Pablo Bencid. Pablo was born and raised in Caracas Venezuela. He now lives in New York with his wife and 2 children. His passion is music, more particularly the drums. In this episode you will hear what it is like to live a life of musical passion as a
Ep. 16 The Journey of Tom Guarna
In this episode Thom Guarna speaks out about a personal challenged that has impacted his life and how he has overcome it. We all have experiences in life that shape our character but few of us have to go through the kind that Thom had to go through and still
Ep. 15 Samuel Torres, "the Masters of Tone"
Samuel Torres from Bogota Colombia, now living in New York, is a percussionist/composer for exceptional quality. His talent extends to picking up great musicians to interpret his music. In this episode he tells us how he grew up in Bogota and his move to New
Ep. 14 The rise and rise of Gaby Moreno
Singer and multiple Grammy award nominee Gaby Moreno immigrated from Nicaragua to the US at a young age, having fallen in love with American culture. She has already been able to inspire hundred of thousands of people of her generation, as a Hispanic she stands for immigration
Allan Harris lights the house on fire
Allan Harris surely has one of the warmest voices on the planet.
AXEL REDEFINES LATIN JAZZ
An exciting artist who belongs to a school of musicians for whom taking risks is part of the every day
Bird’s Basement brings you the European Jazz Summer to warm up your Melbourne Winter nights.
Don’t mis Australian debut of Joey De Francesco for the very first time playing in Australia