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Invincible Vince Jones in Frankston

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VINCE JONES & THE ASTRAL ORCHESTRA  

Australian Jazz legend and remarkable Jazz interpreter, Vince Jones will glide into Frankston in March to perform a Van Morrison repertoire of his iconic masterpieces.

Vince Jones 2016
Vince Jones 2016

A selection of the country’s finest jazz/rock musicians form The Astral Orchestra who will perform along side the Jazz master.

They have joined to pay homage to Van Morrison’s extraordinary repertoire from his acclaimed album Astral Weeks, a poetic mercurial blend of jazz, folk and blues which influenced the amazing song Moondance.

Artists who will perform include:vincej-masp3-frankston-a3

Vince Jones -Vocals and trumpet

Matt McMahon – Music Director and piano

Ben Hauptman – Guitar

Ben Robertson -Bass

Tony Floyd -Drums

Tim Wilson – Saxophone/flute

Eugene Ball – Trumpet

Naomi Durston & Atilla Kuti – Violin

Gian Slater – Backing vocals

“Vince Jones is a deeply musical interpreter with a breathy, silken-voiced approach to Van Morrison’s repertoire; standout moments included his slow, emotional jazz version of Madam George and hearing his superb signature phrasing on songs such as Slim Slow Slider. The softly-spoken Jones introduced most of the songs by talking about their meaning to his own life…adding to the intimate nostalgic but not indulgent feel of the night.” Australian Stage

Now you have the opportunity to see the invincible performer in person at the Frankston Arts Centre on

THURSDAY, 8 MARCH AT 8PM

Tickets from $49 and available by heading to

http://artscentre.frankston.vic.gov.au/Home

It promises to be one of the best concerts you’ll see in years.

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Written by: Debra Mar

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