Trumpeter/Vocalist and prolific staple of Melbourne’s live music scene, Audrey Powne presents 'Jazz Bazaar' every Wednesday night at Horse Bazaar!
Known to Melbourne audiences for fronting local soul stalwarts Leisure Centre and Au Dré and for her impressive career as a Trumpeter which has seen her play with the likes of Maceo Parker, Masta Ace and Vince Jones, Audrey is a seasoned performer and true gem of the Melbourne jazz circuit. With one foot in the modern Jazz world and the other deep in Melbourne’s thriving soul/funk/hip hop scene Audrey and her new trio deliver a smorgasbord of musical genres rooted in the jazz tradition.
Drawing on the resurgence of jazz in popular music from the likes of Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper and Kendrick Lamar, Audrey and her band mates James Bowers Music (Sex On Toast, The Vaudeville Smash) and Drummer Myka Wallace (MKO Sun, Bastard Amber) seek to bring this music seeped in Improvisation to the next generation of Melbournians.
Come expecting relentless grooves, blistering synth solos, soaring Trumpet and special guests then leave full of Japanese Fried Chicken and a feeling that maybe jazz is not a dirty word.