Every Saturday, join us at the dimming of the day with a complimentary drink, in an eclectic, intimate venue for 2 sets of adventurous listening with brilliant LIVE musicians, a rare luxury in today's world.
Tickets $50 -Includes complimentary drink
3-5pm ( Please arrive no more than 5 mins early- 1st set starts 3.20pm)
Downstairs at Avalon Restaurant 18, Katoomba St, Katoomba 2780. Bar and event menu on offer, mulled wine and hot toddies recommended.
Gary Daley is best known as a musician playing in some of the elite bands of Australian jazz; currently James Greening’s band Greening from Ear to Ear and the jazz-world music band The catholics. He leads the quartet Bungarribee which features his own compositions and interpretations from the classical repertoire. Gary plays acoustic and electric piano, organ and also the piano accordion. Another side to Gary is his appearances week days on the ABC TV children’s channel in the pre-school show Lah Lah’s Adventures.
Sanctuary is the recording of the latest album which was supported by the Australia Council. Psalm from ‘In the Palm of Your Hand’ is a five part gospel-jazz work commissioned by the St Paul’s Grammar School, Cranebrook in 2004. Performed by Gary Daley, Steve Clisby (solo voice), Toby Hall, Jess Ciampa, Richard Maegraith, Ben Waples, Ben Daley, Voice Mail (choir of St Paul’s Grammar), Cathy Jarman.
In 2002 Gary’s then band Heavy Weather recorded World View, which was sponsored by ABC Jazz Track.
“I can’t think of anyone in the entire country who touched so many different musicians in so many different ways” – John Shand The Sydney Morning Herald.
Search JAMES GREENING - TROMBONE and a plethora of projects past and present will hit the screen. James Greening has been a leading voice in the music scene in Sydney and Australia for more than thirty years. Trombones, pocket trumpet, slide trumpet, tuba, sousaphone and diddly bow bass add to James' diversity as a performer. His roots are in any music that grooves, expressed more often in jazz as a founding member of seminal Australian jazz bands such as Ten Part Invention, Wanderlust, the catholics, the Umbrellas and the Australian Art Orchestra.
The World According to James, formed in 1992, saw James step forward as a bandleader and composer, presenting music with all the qualities of wit, creativity and exuberance that have long been associated with his work as a soloist. In 2012, James Greening launched a new 7 piece project, Greening from Ear to Ear and composed a new suite of original music, Tam O’Shanter Tales. This CD has received rave reviews. A significant part of his playing has been in funk, and one of James Greening‘s major musical influences was friend and mentor, the late Jackie Orszaczky and with whom he's accompanied on many projects. James trombone has frequently taken him around the world, Too many to list, he is a regular recording artist on ground breaking new recordings with groups of all styles around the country.