This is your chance to come and hear three of the finest musicians on the Australian jazz scene. Ben Hauptmann is a prestigious guitarist based in Sydney, Australia. Ben is the
This is your chance to come and hear three of the finest musicians on the Australian jazz scene.
Ben Hauptmann is a prestigious guitarist based in Sydney, Australia. Ben is the winner of the 2010 Freedman Jazz Fellowship and received second place in the National Jazz Awards at the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz 2007. He has shared the stage with a diverse range of artists including Mavis Staples, Joss Stone, Gurrumul Yunupingu, Donny Benet, Jack Ladder, Bandaluzia Flamenco, Katie Noonan, Lior, Bluejuice, Micheline Van Hautem, Justine Clarke, James Morrison and Tal Wilkenfeld.
Internationally Ben Hauptmann has performed throughout the UK, France, USA, Indonesia, China, Japan, Singapore, Belgium, Turkey, the Netherlands and New Zealand, as well as many major Australian music festivals including the Big Day Out, Wangaratta Festival of Jazz, Pyramid Rock Festival, Homebake, Woodford Folk Festival, Splendour in the Grass, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Apollo Bay Music Festival and the Adelaide International Guitar Festival. Ben wrote the ‘Lead Work’ column for the Australian Guitar Magazine for over 10 years and teaches at the Jazz Music Institute in Brisbane. Ben has contributed to over thirty recordings including the 2015 ARIA winning The Gospel Album by Gurrumul Yunupingu. He has released two albums under his own name and co-produced multiple others.
Ben Hauptmann: Guitar
Jonathan Zwartz: Double Bass
James Hauptmann: Drums and Cymbals
Joining Ben and his brother James will be the legendary double bassist Jonathan Zwartz.
Apart from being known as one of the major players on the Australian jazz landscape, having played with Pharoah Sanders, Branford Marsalis, Lionel Loueke, Kurt Elling, Andy Bey, Nigel Kennedy, Larry Goldings, Johnny Griffin, Mike Nock, and Katie Noonan, double bassist Jonathan Zwartz is also a composer and songwriter.
His debut Album of original compositions The Sea was released in 2009 and won two prestigious Bell awards.
His follow up CD entitled The Remembering and Forgetting of the Air, won best jazz album in the Australian Recording Industry (AIR) awards.
Doors open at 6.30pm. Show starts at 7.30pm.
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General Admission and Concession Admission seated subject to availability.
Two course dinner option includes your choice of main and dessert from the Doo-Bop Jazz Bar Basement menu.
Tasting plate option includes the Chef’s selection of hot and cold canapes.
Ticket options$20 - General Admission (limited seating availability. First come, best seated) $15 - Concession Admission (for student and senior concession card holders)
$38 - Show Plus Tasting Plate (per person; includes seating and tasting plate) $48 - Show Plus Two Course Dinner (per person; includes seating and two course meal)
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