Matthew Ottignon with Alister Spence, Lloyd Swanton and Toby Hall
616 Harris Street, Ultimo, NSW, 2007, Australia
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Matt Ottignon meets Alister Spence Lloyd Swanton and Toby hall for a night celebrating the rich history of Australian and New Zealand jazz from the last 50 years. As the first performance was such a success, the band are back and will be performing music from composers such as Mark Simmonds, Bryce Rohde, Sam Anning, Sandy Evans, Bernie McGann, Andrea Keller, Mike Nock and more. Originally from Auckland, New Zealand, Matt landed himself a spot in Mike Nock’s band while studying at the Sydney Conservatorium in 1999 and has been a Wangaratta National Jazz Awards finalist, a two-time Freedman Fellowship nominee and Jazzgroove Association Artistic director. For this evening’s performance he will be joined by esteemed musicians Alister Spence and Lloyd Swanton and Toby Hall. They have been an integral part of the Sydney jazz scene since the early 80’s performing together in Clarion Fracture Zone, recording seven albums as the Alister Spence Trio and have been on many of defining recordings of the Australian jazz scene.