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Blake Lonie Sextet Presents: Charles Mingus – 01/11/18

Having graduated in 2016 from JMI Blake Lonie has been busy performing professionally in all manner of musical projects across the east coast of Australia during the last 2 years. This project he steps up to the position of band leader to pay homage to one of his biggest influences in double bass playing and music composition; Charles Mingus.

Coming together with a sextet of some of his favourite local musicians, Blake presents a repertoire of some lesser known original pieces performed in different orchestrations throughout Mingus’ extensive repertoire including his interpretation of a few standards. The groups’ aim is to capture the magic created between the band via the compositions, through the new lens of modern musicians.

Featuring:
Blake Lonie – Double Bass

Wil Sargisson – Piano

Mitch Bellert – Drums

Clint Allen – Trumpet

Alex Price – Tenor Saxophone

Andrew Garton – Alto and Baritone Saxophone

Thursday 1st November 2018
JMI Live 10 Exhibition St Bowen Hills
Tickets $10 entry on the door ~ Main show from 8pm
Open jam session from 10pm ~ Licensed bar ~ All ages

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