Stonnington Jazz 2019 – Opening Night 09/05/2019
The Opening Night of the Stonnington Jazz Festival 2019 with ‘War Cry’. Artistic Director Chelsea Wilson came up with an extraordinary exposition, consisting of an all female band and vocalists, drawn from all around the country. In Chelsea’s words, ‘ the programme boasts a blend of art, music, cabaret, spiritual jazz, afro beat, bebop, spoken word and trad jazz’.
The Band: Claire Corgz on Bass guitar, Kyrie Anderson on drums, Stella Anning on guitar, Cheryl Durongpisitkul on Saxophone, Lena Douglas on Piano and Ellie Lamb on trombone
Vocalists : Rita Satch Odette Mercy Racerage Michelle Nicolle Fem Belling and Sah Ida
Nikos Fotakis has captured the essence of the evening in Australian Jazznet
A few pics of the event .