CONCERT 7 FEBR – HUE BLANES

HUE BLANES  kwam met zijn jazztrio naar onze showroom voor een bijzondere avond – Wat hebben we genoten van het prachtige spel van de 3 musici. Wat een klasse! 

Hue Blanes  – piano  Omiros Militiadous drums  Matheus Nicolaiewsky – bas

WOENSDAG 7 FEBRUARI 2018    AANVANG 20.00 UUR. Zaal open om 19.30 uur.   SHOWROOM COX PIANOSERVICE  MERIDIAAN 25/47, GOUDA  Volop gratis parkeergelegenheid. 

 

Entree € 12, -. Komt u voor de eerste keer? Dan is de de toegang slechts  € 9,- !

P I A N I S T C O M P O S E R S I N G E R S O N G W R I T E R
+31 616 284 346 | contact@hueblanes.com | www.hueblanes.com

Hue Blanes is an Australian jazz pianist, composer, and singer-songwriter. He has played in
some of Australia’s most prestigious arts festivals, where he has displayed his incredible
versatility as a musician and singer. He is a winner of the 2017 PBS Young Elder of Jazz
commission that premiered at the 2017 Melbourne International Jazz Festival. He is
currently undertaking a Masters at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague,
Netherlands. Hue Blanes is signed to Pound Records, Australia.

Hue Blanes  

Instruments: Piano, vocals, melodica, harmonium, organ
Education
2017 – ongoing Masters of Jazz, Koninklijk Conservatorium, Den Haag NL
2003 – 2005 Bachelor of Music Performance, Monash University, Victoria AU
2002 – 2003 Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School (VCASS)
Awards, Nominations & Scholarships
2017 Winner PBS Young Elder of Jazz Award for ‘Things that have been said’
Nominated for 6 Room Green Awards for ‘Hue Blanes and the Moon’
Nominated for a Sydney Theatre Awards for ‘80 minutes no interval’
2005 Winner Monash University Billy Hyde Music Prize for ‘Outstanding Achievement’
2001 VCASS Scholarship
Commissions
2017 PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission
2016 PLEXUS Chamber Ensemble
2017 Boroondara City Council, ’Blow the man Down’ premiered at Kew Court House.
Compositions, song cycles
2017 ’Things that have been said’ for piano, violin, double bass, and drums
‘Blow the man down’ for piano and baritone
2016 ‘Hue Blanes and the Moon’ solo piano and vocals
‘The Sun, the moon and the planets’ for piano, violin, and clarinet
‘World leaders and the illuminati’ for solo piano and vocals
Selected performances
2017 Melbourne International Jazz Festival – ‘Things that have been said’ premiere
Kew Courthouse – ‘Blow the man down’ premiere
Golden Plains Music Festival – as part of JAZZ PARTY
Stonnington Jazz Festival – ‘I choose you’ premiere
Jazz Lab – ‘Holiday’ premiere

‘Blanes is at his best unadorned at the piano, unfolding his melancholic musical arrangements like origami.’ –
Beat Magazine
2016 Melbourne International Jazz Festival – Late Night Jams
Festival of Voices – as Singh & Blanes
Bennett’s Lane – Last concert ever
Stonington Jazz Festival – Gil Scott-Heron tribute
Melbourne International Comedy Festival – ‘Hue Blanes and the moon’ premier
Discography
As Hue Blanes
2017 Straight Chaser debut album for Hue Blanes Trio (jazz), with Hue Blanes on Piano, Ben
Hanlon on double bass, Daniel Farrugia on drums. Released through Pound Records
Holiday released through Pound Records
2014 Sad Songs Make Me Happy released through Pound Records
As Singh and Blanes
2017 I Choose You duet album Hue Blanes and Parvyn Singh released through Pound Records
As part of Electric Opera
2012 Secrets piano, vocals, lyrics, music arrangement
As part of the Melodics
2010 Paint me gold piano, backing vocals, lyrics, music arrangement
2009 4D piano, backing vocals, lyrics, music arrangement
As Oceans Baroque
2005 Self-Titled
As sideman
2017 JAZZ PARTY Monday Night piano, vocals
CHRIS FRANGOU Kaleidoscope piano
2016 DEBORAH CONWAY & WILLY ZYGIER Everybody’s begging piano, vocals
2015 OLIVIA CHINDAMO Keep your eye on spring piano
RHYS MULDOON Perfect is the enemy of good piano
2014 BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE Migration piano
2011 BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE Yeluinta piano
2006 PABLO DISCOBAR The only thing piano
Productions
Musical theatre
2016 80 minutes no interval (The Old Fitz Theatre) – Composer
2016 The odd-couple (Melbourne Theatre Company) – Piano
2014 Jack Irish (TV) – Piano
2012 The New Black – Musical director
Residencies
2017 Weekly residency during May and June at the Jazz Lab, Melbourne AU
2015, 2016, 2017 Weekly residency at Bennett’s Lane, Melbourne AU
2014 – 2017 Artist in residence at Baptist Moreland Church, Melbourne AU