NGV Friday Nights returns this winter with exclusive late night access to MoMA at NGV. Featuring a line-up of international and home-grown acts presented by the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, experience art, music and dining inspired by the city that never sleeps.
ANDREA KELLER’S FIVE BELOW
7–7.45pm & 8.45–9.30pm
Andrea Keller’s newest musical creation is Five Below, a band of Melbourne’s finest rhythm section players. Featuring two bass players, guitar, piano and drums, Five Below reimagine a score of Keller compositions dating from 2002 to today, throwing the music into a new light through an intense process of deconstruction, exploration, and musical innovation. For Friday Nights, Five Below will meld acoustic sounds with electronics, pedals and effects, drawing from an eclectic array of styles including doom, contemporary classical, minimalism and contemporary jazz, producing a unique and arresting voice in Australian jazz. Featuring Stephen Magnusson (guitar), Andrea Keller (piano), Sam Anning (double bass), Mick Meagher (electric bass), and James McLean (drums).
LET THEM EAT CAKE
6–7pm and 7.45–8.45pm
Vocalist Sandy Whittem is a Melbourne-based singer, actor, comedian, director and multi-award winning musical theatre performer. Sandy is classically trained in singing, versatile across a range of genres including classical, jazz, musical theatre, pop, folk, and country. Josh Cake is a celebrated Melbourne guitarist, pianist, singer and songwriter with a background in music theatre, cabaret and comedy.