28 March Wednesday – Ross McHenry Trio
$17.00 – $40.00
Wednesday 28 March, 2018, 8.30pm
Ross McHenry Trio
The Outsiders National Tour
Ross McHenry bass
Matthew Sheens piano
Myele Manzanza drums
Celebrating the recent release of critically acclaimed album The Outsiders, bassist and composer Ross McHenry brings his exceptional trio to Foundry616 for the first time.
Ross McHenry is a multi-award winning composer, bass player and record producer whose work forms a part of the ongoing international discourse on creative improvised music, its history and it’s future. Described as ‘the future of Australian Jazz’, his original compositions encompass a broad range of styles including jazz, Afrobeat, contemporary electronic and sample based music. Ross’ work reflects the unique and changing cultural landscape of Australian creative music and aims to explore the idea of modern Australian cultural identity within the context of an increasingly interconnected global musical landscape.
Known for his work in Australia as the leader of afro-jazz ensemble Shaolin Afronauts and as a solo artist, Ross has performed extensively around Australia and travelled the world collaborating with many artists including Mark de Clive Lowe, Myele Manzanza, Matthew Sheens, Marcus Strickland, Corey King, Duane Eubanks, Tivon Pennicott, Eddie Bo and Marva Whitney. Ross has performed at many of the worlds leading arts festivals including Glastonbury, The Sydney Festival, The Adelaide Festival, Womadelaide, Falls Festival, Wellington International Jazz Festival and the Melbourne International Jazz Festival.
“withering brilliance and overpowering musicality” – THE AUSTRALIAN
“This is modern Australian Jazz at it’s best”
“Anything Ross touches is gold!” – PBS FM
General Admission, Concession, Dinner & Show – 7pm, Dinner & Show – 8pm, Premium Dinner & Show, Drinks & Show
Date: 28 March 2018
Start time: 20:30
End time: 23:00
Venue: Foundry 616
Phone: 02 9211 9442