jazz and improvised music

 Saturday July 20
The Sound Lounge 
Mary Rapp 'By one of the night' album launch


Mary Rapp: By ONe of thE night 9pm - 10.15pm

Inspired by Pansori singer II Dong Bae’s performance with Simon Barker in 2013, bassist/celloist and vocalist Mary Rapp spent countless hours with Barker and II Dong Bae, clapping rhythms in Australia and in Dong Bae’s native Korea, exploring the possibilities of this joyful music, both ancient and new.

Their wisdom and generosity have guided Mary in developing her own improvisational language which features in her debut album By ONe of thE night, featuring Carl Dewhurst and Simon Barker. Tonight's launch promises a display of no holds barred improvisation as the trio creates dream-like soundscapes as a platform for Rapp’s visceral and emotive vocals.


Mary Rapp (cello/vocals), Carl Dewhurst (guitar/pedals), Simon Barker (drums/cymbals)


Supported by:
James and Gary Daley 8pm - 8.30pm

Accordion and Mandolin duo, Gary and James Daley are renowned musicians who happen to be father and son. Gary, composer, pianist and accordionist, has been a staple on the Sydney music scene for decades touring, recording and performing with a plethora of artists.  James, Mandolin, is well known to Sydney audiences from appearances with Diamond Duck and critically acclaimed bluegrass band, The Morrisons. Together they perform a most unusual hybrid of classical, folk and improvisation. An exotic combination of instruments exploring the music of Bartok, Beethoven, Bach and Italian folk song.

James Daley (mandolin), Gary Daley (accordion/piano)

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