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August Friends Night with special guests Miroslav Bukovsky, John Mackey and James Luke

Miroslav is one of Australia’s leading jazz trumpeters and composers. He was one of founding teachers of the first Jazz course in Australia at the Sydney Conservatorium in 1975. John Mackey has been a member of Faculty at the ANU School of Music since 2000 and performed with many Jazz legends including BB King, Ray Charles, Johnny Griffin, Lee Konitz, Jim McNeely, Kenny Werner, Al Cohn, Mike Nock, Nat Adderley among others. James Luke is a “first call” bass player for many artists from trad jazz to modern pop and rock.  He has performed with artists such as renowned jazz drummer Olavi Louhivouri (Finland), jazz ukelele virtuoso Benny Chong (USA), Ian and Nigel Date, “Bushwackers” front man Dobe Newton and many others.

Song: Alone Together
Live Performance at the Drill Hall Gallery Friends night on 28 August 2020

The Drill Hall Gallery acknowledges the Ngunnawal and Ngambri peoples, the traditional custodians of the Canberra region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.