7pm Wednesday 16 May 2012
Theme & Variations Piano Services (Brisbane) 60 Commercial Road, Newstead
Tickets $25 (Concession $20)
Phone 07 3666 0650
Barney McAll is a pianist, keyboardist, composer and arranger. He was nominated for a Grammy award in 2007 and also awarded the prestigious fellowship from the Australian Council for the Arts for 2007-2008.
Barney McAll grew up in Melbourne,Australiaand received a Bachelor of music from the Victorian College Of The Arts in 1991. From 1989-1997 Barney worked with Australian artists such as Vince Jones, Kate Ceberano and Renee Geyer, touring Australia and Europe.
He moved to New York City in 1997 after being invited to join The Gary Bartz quartet and continues to tour internationally with Gary Bartz as well as with Fred Wesley and The JB’s, Josh Roseman, Groove Collective and recently vocalists Daniel Merriweather and Sia Furler.
He leads numerous ensembles including SYLENT RUNNING and MODAS (Mother Of Dreams And Secrets).
Barney has also written the scores for multiple films including Pushing The Elephant (PBS),Liberia: An Uncivil War (DISCOVERY/ NY TIMES), Motherland Afghanistan (PBS), We All Fall Down: The American Mortgage Crisis (PBS).
Barney has performed or toured with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Dewey Redman, Maceo Parker, Doug Devries, Kenny Garrett, Vernel Fornier, Badal Roy, Stefon Harris, Jimmy Cobb, Eddie Henderson, Gary Costello, Ben Monder, Mark Turner, Peter Apfelbaum, Bernie Worrell, Alan Browne, Billy Harper, Jim Black, Steve Turre and Roy Ayers.
Join us for this one-off solo piano performance by this established jazz musician. Barney will be presenting a jazz workshop at the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University on 15 May, 2012.