Doo-Bop Reviews Laurence Hobgood

“Simply amazing…” Two nights. Two workshops. Two performances. Doo-Bop reviews musical mastermind Laurence Hobgood. Laurence Hobgood Workshops Reviewed by Ingrid James “A recalibration of our desire to understand – not just an activity” Grammy award-winning piano virtuoso, composer, arranger, producer and educator from the USA, Laurence Hobgood, left a permanent imprint on Brisbane singers and instrumentalists at the two workshops he conducted at Doo-Bop on Saturday 21st April 2018. Each workshop delved deeply into our motivations for learning and for…

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Celebrating International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day brings together communities and jazz enthusiasts all over the world, for the purpose of celebrating and learning about jazz. On the 30th of April each year, the international art form of jazz is recognized for promoting peace, diversity and respect, as well as freedom of expression and equality. So, we hear you ask: what’s Doo-Bop doing by way of celebration, to mark our very first International Jazz Day? Well, Doo-Bop Jazz Bar is proud to announce that…

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In the Spotlight: Milton Man Gogh

What makes a Milton Man Gogh? With the bands upcoming show at Doo-Bop approaching, Milton Man Gogh goes under the Doo-Bop Spotlight. Like what you read?  Lock in your tickets to see this quirky trio in action: Book Now How did you guys meet? Andrew Saragossi: We’re all graduates of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, although we went through at slightly different times.  Ben and Zac formed a close bond at university out of their eclectic shared taste in music. …

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Award-Winning British Saxophonist, Composer and Broadcaster YolanDa Brown has a Message for Brisbane!

YolanDa Brown We’re very excited to be hosting one of the most powerful female saxophonists around, next month in the Doo-Bop Jazz Bar. YolanDa Brown will grace the Doo-Bop stage for not just one, but THREE fantastic shows in March! Her 10-year anniversary tour ‘Love Politics War’ follows the success of her debut album ‘April Showers May Flowers’, which reached No.1 in both the iTunes and Amazon Jazz Charts.  (Source:  http://www.blackgrapelive.com/profiles/blogs/no-1-in-the-charts-yolanda-brown) With just one month to go until Brisbane gets…

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Album Release: Midnight Till Dawn

James Morrison’s Album Release and Album Signing at Doo Bop Jazz Bar If you haven’t heard already, here at Doo-Bop we have been falling over ourselves with excitement this week as we launched our spectacular event, The James Morrison Quartet CD Launch. James’ Quartet will be putting on 2 shows back to back. Each seating will be followed by an exclusive album signing of ‘Midnight Till Dawn’ at Doo-Bop on Friday March 9th. We have had an overwhelming response so far…

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Gig Review: Stylus Reunion Tour

Stylus Reunion Tour @ Doo-Bop Jazz Bar, Dec 2017   From The Band “Two of the best gigs we’ve ever done, the room was perfect for our more intimate situation, the sound and lighting were fantastic, we look forward to a return visit in the New Year”. Peter Cupples, Stylus Dec 2017 From Doo-Bop Stylus Reunion Tour performed to full houses in December for 2 nights in the Doo-Bop Jazz Bar to a room full of excited and expectant fans.The band sounded…

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Happy December! What a month November was!

Wow, what a month it’s been at Doo-Bop! We played host to over 70 Acts in November, and here are some of our highlights of the month. At the start of the month, we had a most welcome surprise. None other than Thirsty Merc turned up to blow off some steam at a late-night jam session at Doo-Bop, following their performance at The Zoo. It just goes to show that anything can happen at Doo-Bop’s Late-Night Jam Sessions, which are on…

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A Race Day to Remember!

Doo-Bop’s very first Melbourne Cup screening was most certainly an event to be celebrated on the Doo-Bop calendar. Almost 15 hours of live music was enjoyed by the Doo-Bop patrons over the course of the race day, both upstairs in the Doo-Bop Piano Bar and downstairs in the Jazz Bar. In addition, the event saw the much-anticipated release of our brand new flat-screen TVs on both levels. These impressively high-quality TVs allowed patrons to eagerly observe both the lead-up to…

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Happy November! Doo-Bop’s Monthly Round-Up

Oktoberfest  at Doo-Bop featured over 75 amazing acts. Starting out in October, we played host to one of the most promising jazz ensembles in Australia. Performing under the moniker “The Mount Gambier Allstars” (paying homage to their hometown), these talented young men form part of the James Morrison Academy Honours Ensemble. Their 4 October show was a hit, with patrons saying it was the “best live music we’ve seen in years”. We can’t wait to hear their debut album, and…

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