Pure Jazz Sessions – Ben Charnley Trio – TICKETS ON SALE 9AM, MONDAY 13 MAY
A professional drummer since the age of 14, Ben Charnley forged a reputation in his homeland, Australia for his exciting style of world music drumming, before moving to Boston, MA to study on a scholarship at the renowned Berklee College of Music.
Recently relocated to Melbourne from New York, Ben’s playing is strongly influenced by 1950s and ‘60s jazz masters Philly Joe Jones, Tony Williams and Elvin Jones as well as modern giants such as Jack DeJohnette and Bill Stewart. Ben will be performing with long-time collaborator, pianist Mina Yu and bassist Tom Lee. Ben proudly endorses DW Drums and Evans Drumheads.
Aberdeen Room, Level 2, paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport
$20 per person / Festival Pass holders free
Bookings at paranaple arts centre, 145 Rooke Street, Devonport
(03) 6420 2900 www.decc.net.au