ALLY with Gai Bryant
Global jazz group ALLY brings their experience and knowledge to create a convergence of riches at every performance. Global jazz at its most passionate and irresistible, ALLY draws from Afro-Peruvian, Cuban, Brazilian, and Caribbean traditional rhythms paired with a modern jazz aesthetic.
The brainchild of saxophonist Gai Bryant, ALLY reimagines masters Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus along with original compositions layered with spoken word by Brazilian-Australian poet Dai Moret.
Dai Moret – spoken word (Brazil)
Gai Bryant – soprano/alto saxophones, flute (Australia – NSW)
James Greening – trombone (Australia – NSW)
Giorgio Rojas – drum kit and percussion (Peru)
Juan Carlos Allende – percussion (Cuba)
Daniel Pliner – piano (Australia – NSW)
Max Alduca – bass (Australia – NSW)
When: Friday 29th July, 8 – 10pm
Where: Town Hall Theatre, paranaple arts centre, 145 Rooke Street, Devonport
Cost: $40 per person, Festival Pass holders – free entry
Booking: At the paranaple arts centre
(03) 6420 2900 or www.decc.net.au