Archive for the ‘Jazz Australia’ Category

[refer to inspire#9: Wrong Town (Mark Gordon) for my interview with Mark] I always have trouble starting on the ‘backgrounds’ of these wonderful people I have the honour of ‘interviewing’, but then once I start, I don’t want to stop. Each one of these inspiring features has a sort of ‘relationship’ with me so much   Read More …

inspire#9: Wrong Town (Mark Gordon)

[also see Background to inspire#9: Wrong Town (Mark Gordon)] * All italics and emboldening are editor’s own Mark Gordon, in a few of his own words. I’ve been a professional photographer for the last 10 years, coming back to it late at the age of 50. Now I’m broadly interested in photography, film and music,   Read More …

Today, whilst helping my husband with some flyers for his latest jazz workshop in the local arts centre, I tripped on a beautiful story. In our neighbouring suburb, there is a certain street, coincidentally called Mint Street, as with our acoustic keyboard/bass duo. And on this street was a little corner crafts shop called ‘Stitcher’s   Read More …

P+M plays at Kalamunda Jazz Festival 2016

It was our first time going to Kalamunda and what a treat! It is just as well that we had only just seen David Attenborough’s program on ‘The Private Life of Plants’ which covered bits and pieces of the Australian bush and flora. Up the zig-zaggy road, we realised why there is literally a festival   Read More …

INSPIRE#4: THE BIG ISSUE

After missing out on 2 issues of Inspire because we finally found a nice place in Perth!), I thought i might make it up with not 1, not 2, nope not 3, or 4, but 5 inspiring stories. You might also be interested in the face of all the moving, and the lack of a   Read More …

This song was inspired and dedicated to the efforts, cause and mission of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. It all began when I visited a local Farmers’ Markets here in Perth, Australia. You can read all about it here. Sea Shepherd (What is that blue?) Music/Lyrics: Juliet Pang Completed 17.6.2016 All Rights Reserved. What is that   Read More …

Having just settled back in Perth after our 9-months’ stint in Qingdao, China, I scrambled through the articles to catch some wind of some jazz news. Each time i do this, i find my other pair of fingers crossed. The last i checked, more jazz venues closed down. More live music venues closed down. Coming   Read More …