07 March Wednesday – John Harkins Trio
$17.00 – $40.00
Wednesday 7 March, 2018, 8.30pm
John Harkins Trio
American-born pianist/composer John Harkins has been one of the most sought after jazz pianists in Australia. He majored in classical piano at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music in New York City and has worked with many well known American jazz musicians, including tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton, singer Mark Murphy, and esteemed trumpeter Warren Vaché.
Harkins’ performs regularly at Foundry 616, and launched his last CD, Cognition, at the club last year. His new album also features his longtime bandmates, bassist Brendan Clarke (bass) and Andrew Dickeson (drums). The trio in recent years has performed and recorded with Charles McPherson, Eric Alexander, Terrell Stafford, Wycliffe Gordon and Andrew Speight.
Tonight’s performance will feature Harkins’ original compositions, in addition to some inspiring arrangements of Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter and Harkins’ take on some Jimmy Webb and Burt Bacharach.
“You’d have to be comatose to not feel how hard this music swings”. ( John Shand, SMH)
General – $17.00 incl booking fee
Drinks & Show $35.00 incl booking fee
Concession – $14.00 incl booking fee
General Admission, Concession, Dinner & Show – 7pm, Dinner & Show – 8pm, Premium Dinner & Show, Drinks & Show
Date: 7 March 2018
Start time: 20:30
End time: 23:00
Venue: Foundry 616
Phone: 02 9211 9442