Pianist, keyboardist, vocalist & composer based in Melbourne, Australia. Trained in classical piano, jazz and improvisation (Victorian College of the Arts), professional working musician, bandleader and composer. Core member of award-winning cabaret act Yana Alana and Tha Paranas, debut piano trio album 'Crossing Ahead' released in 2013 with L.A.A. New solo project launched in late 2017 featuring collaborators Craig Strain (electric bass), Darryn Farrugia (drums) and Gideon Brazil (saxophones and flute) with a new album ‘It’s the little things’ now available. Other projects include cello/piano duo, Appasionata and six-piece Cuban salsa band, Avenida Sol.
New album ‘It’s the little things’ now available!
The long process of tracking, editing, mixing and mastering is complete! New album ‘It’s the little things’ is now available .We will be launching this baby with a special performance at the Jazz Lab in Brunswick on Sunday 17th February 2019, presented by Melbourne Jazz Coop.
Happy faces after a day’s recording -
Rolling Stock Studios, May 2018
Featuring Craig Strain (electric bass), Louise Goh (keys and piano), Darryn Farrugia (drums) and Gideon Brazil (flute and saxophones)
Appasionata cello/ piano duo
New cello/piano duo, performing a range of light classical favourites, tangos, bossa nova and jazz standards. Featuring Adi Sappir on cello.
L.A.A. piano trio
Shooting some new promo photos in the streets of Yarraville. Pic by Erica Bramham.
Yana Alana 'Between the Cracks'
With Sarah Ward (a.k.a. Yana Alana) in 'Between the Cracks @ 45 Downstairs, Melbourne.
'Between the Cracks' will be playing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Soho Theatre (London) in 2018. Pic by Peter Leslie.