Paul Weber and I have been busy getting charts and personnel ready for the first rehearsal of our new band, the Divergence Jazz Orchestra (previously known as the Lines of Flight). The band will be playing all of my music, and we have some really great young players from the Sydney jazz scene on board.
There are a few other bands around Australia who are playing my charts at the moment.
The Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra will include two of my charts commissioned by WAYJO in 2011 in their next gig-
Monday February 27, 8-11pm
The Apartment, 401 Little Bourke St, Melbourne
A new band starting in Newcastle the Wednesday Night Big Band will feature four of my charts at their premiere gig.
Wednesday 19th of April, 8-10pm
Lizzotte's, 31 Morehead St, Lambton, Newcastle