Jim Pennell presents, “Guitar Kaleidoscope” Jazz, Latin, Classical and World music performed by a master guitar soloist. Pieces from the Great American Songbook (Gershwin, Ellington ) Jazz Era (Monk, Silver) Brazil ( Jobim, Bonfa) Plus material from Venzuala, Paraguy and Classical/Spanish tradition. With a background originally in classical guitar, then trad jazz, “classic” swingin’ jazz,Brazilian and South American guitar styles, gypsy jazz, big band to vocal accompanist, Jim brings deep musical experience to his performances. Jim has performed with many of Sydney and Australia’s jazz greats over 35 years including Bob Barnard, James Morrison, Don Burrows, George Golla, Dale Barlow,and many more. He has performed in Europe, USA, Sth America and Sth East Asia also representing Australia at 2 world Expos, Shanghai 2010 and Nagoya 2005. Jim has extensive touring experience as a long time member of Monsieur Camembert, (Triple Aria Award winning ensemble).Recordings with The Sydney All Stars Big band, featured soloist with The Sydney Symphony Orchestra (Distant Worlds Final Fantasy) and soloist with Baz Luhrmann’s ,“Strictly Ballroom” are recent highlights.
Followed by a program presented by Sotiris Prokopiou (Guitarist/vocalist), Eleni Elefterias (songwriter), Marina Thiveos (vocalist), Elisabeth Coroneo (violin) and Christina Bachiella (percussion) performing various songs of poetry put to music by Sappho, Nicks Gatsos and Lefteris Papadooulos as well as the BYZANTINE VESPERS song cycle by Apostolos Kaldaras.
Where: La Boite Performance Space, 837 New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill
When: Thursday August 3rd at 6.30 for 7pm start
How Much: $25 and $20 (concession)
Time: Doors open at 6pm
Cafe open with Greek pita and salad $10 and Moussaka and Salad $13, coffee and drinks
Wine by donation
Food can only be bought before the program starts and during the break.
Tickets from Stickytickets (as in flyer) or to book call 0400436079