Legendary jazz musician, John Hoffman (flugelhorn) will team up with vocalist Elly Hoyt and local musicians, Hamish Houston – Bass, Kelly Ottoway – Piano, Ted Vining – Kit, for an unforgettable concert featuring jazz classics such as My Funny Valentine, For all we Know, The Shadow of your Smile and many more.
U.S. born John Hoffman toured and recorded with the Big Bands of Glenn Miller/Buddy De Franco, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman and Harry James. He has also performed with Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jnr., Shirley MacLaine, Peter Allen, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Ray Charles, Mel Torme, Tony Bennett and Joe Williams.
This is a concert not to be missed.
John Hoffman – Flugelhorn & Elly Hoyt – Vocals
With Kelly Ottaway – Piano, Ted Vining – Kit, Hamish Houston- Bass
Friday 16 June, 8pm
Founders Room, Salamanca Arts Centre. (Entry via Wooby’s Lane)
Tickets available online or at the door
Bar and Snack available (cash only)
Fortunately for music lovers the War of the Romantics didn’t have any casualties. A clash between two different schools of thought, it may well have stimulated both sides to produce even greater feats of artistic creativity. One side centered around Brahms’ development and defense of Mendelssohn’s legacy. With this programme of Mendelssohn’s third piano quartet and Brahms’ first, the KPQ presents the German Old Guard!
Sunday 1 October, 2pm
Hobart Town Hall