Melbourne based sextet 'Cannonball' presents its take on the timeless works of jazz/groove/soul master Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley.
Fronted by acclaimed vocalist Chantal Mitvalsky, and featuring some of Australia's finest jazz musicians, Cannonball will captivate you with its blend of soulful classics, infused with jazz, blues & gospel, and cemented in a deep, infectious groove.
Members of the ensemble boast an impressive list of performance credits including Ray Charles, Jerry Lewis, Hugh Jackman, Tony Bennett, Michael Buble, Natalie Cole, James Morrison, The Australian Art Orchestra, The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Mike Nock, and Bobby Shew.
The group has performed at the 'Bell' Awards (Australian Jazz Awards) and the Melbourne International Jazz Festival amongst others, and is tonight releasing its debut album in which was recorded live at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club.
chantal mitvalsky – voice
tim wilson – saxophone
paul williamson – trumpet
darrin archer – piano
sam bates – drums
tom lee - bass
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