Recent Performance Highlights

2008-9

Tribe of Jubal tours to Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea

Season with Camille O'Sullivan (Ireland) at the Sydney Opera House

Big Day Out with Spoon (USA)

Esplanade Hotel show with Ernest Ranglin (Jamaica)

St Kilda Festival and Federation Square shows with Bart Willoughby and Deline Briscoe

Big Fela performances for the St Kilda and Globe to Globe Festivals

Fallingwater Trio shows for Apollo Bay Music Festival and Darebin Music Feast.

Adam Simmons Toy Band appearances on ABCTV's 'Spicks and Specks' music quiz show

John Cage's 'Musicircus' for Melbourne International Festival of Arts

La Mama Theatre 40th birthday celebration with Anita Hustas

The Boite Xmas Party with Tania Bosak's Velika Buka


2006-7


Performances with Camille O'Sullivan (Ireland) at Sydney Opera House, Hamer Hall (Melbourne International Festival of Arts), The Famous Spiegeltent

CD releases:Camille O'Sullivan CD 'Live at the Spiegeltent' and DVD 'La Fille du Cirque'
Oynsemble Melbourne Ascension Live
Sean Kelly Moons of Jupiter
Rosie Westbrook Big As The Ocean
Boytown Movie Soundtrack

Clunky Band performances for Victorians Arts Centre's 'Chookahs' children's programme

Melbourne Ska Orchestra performance at Prince Bandroom with guest Carlos Malcom (Jamaica)

Solo saxophone show for Make It Up Club's International Festival of Improvised Music

Big Fela and Fallingwater Trio performances for Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival

Adam Simmons Toyband performances for Great Victorian Bike Ride, Darebin Music Feast

Velika Buka band launch and season at Wesley Anne, and shows for Darebin Music Feast

Musical Director for 'Stax of Sax' featuring cream of Melbourne's saxophone talent

Premiere performances of new works for saxophone ensemble by Melbourne composers at Melba Hall

Curator for Make It Up Club Improvised and Experimental Music Series, February-April, October-December

Performance with Scared Weird Little Guys on Rove Live (Channel 10)


2005

Melbourne International Arts Festival:
season at the Famous Spiegeltent with Camille O'Sullivan (Ireland), and performance with Adam Simmons Toyband at Federation Square

Queenscliff Music Festival with Adam Simmons Toyband

Bywater/Hustas Duo performance for Half Bent Music Festival

Melbourne Ska Orchestra showcase at Prince of Wales Hotel, Melbourne
(lead saxophone)

Velika Buka shows for Darebin Music Feast

Performance with Larry Maluma (Aust/Zaire) for
Globe to Globe World Music Festival

Live to air for : PBSFM with Adam Simmons Toyband, PBSFM with Ascension tribute to John Coltrane, 774 ABC Melbourne with Combo Combo

Onomatomania reunion series at Bar Open

Solo saxophone performances for La Mama Musica and Make It Up Club

Performances for Make It Up Club and Half Bent Music including the Melbourne International Festival of Improvised Music

February-March Tour of Tasmania including performances for the Game Club at Meadowbank Winery, Astrid Notarangelo CD Launch

Musical Director for Saxophone Summit, a gathering of Melbourne's finest saxophone players for the International Festival of Single Reeds

Big Fela performance with special guest King Marong for St Kilda Global Garden Festival, and for Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival


2004

USA Tour to take up Music Omi Fellowship in upstate New York, performances in Ghent, NY and New York City, recordings with Amy Platt, Paul Rucker, Joel Harrison (all USA), and Matthias Schubert and Ralph Beerkircher (Germany). Studies with saxophonist Ellery Eskelin.

Debut performances of bigFELA, a tribute to legendary Nigerian saxophonist/composer Fela Kuti

Guest Curator for Make It Up Club improvised and experimental music series

Performances with ska legend Owen Gray (Jamaica) and the Melbourne Ska Orchestra

Solo saxophone show at La Mama Theatre and live to air on 774 ABC Melbourne 'The Arts Show' with Peter Clarke

Series of Primary School workshops with Paul Coyle, introducing young children to the joy and fun of music

Performance and recording of composer Kate Neal's new work 'Rabid Bay', featuring Michael Keiran Harvey on piano, released on CD on Move Records

Adam Simmons Toy Band 'N.E.W Toy' tour of regional Victoria

Recording and release of Combo Combo CD 'Baiao' (Newmarket Records)

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