Jazz Pianist John Harkins to Perform at the Sailmaster Tavern, Jan 17

Internationally renowned Jazz Pianist John Harkins has a new album out and is set to launch his new CD on Sunday 17th January, 2016, at the Sailmaster Tavern in North Haven.

American-born and raised, John Harkins, who moved to Sydney in 1994, is one of the most sought after jazz pianists in Australia today. Over the years he has performed regularly with musicians such as Don Burrows, James Morrison, Dale Barlow and others.

He majored in classical piano at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music in New York City and has worked with many well known American jazz musicians, including tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton, singer Mark Murphy and esteemed trumpeter Warren Vache.

In recent years John has been the Musical Director and pianist for the annual Australian tours of US jazz/blues singer Barbara Morrison. He is featured on her biggest selling CD, Live Down Under. Through working for Barbara he has also performed with such legendary artists as Cleo Laine, Christian McBride and Robert Hurst.

His latest album is titled 'Cognition' features Harkins' original compositions in addition to standards by Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter by Jimmy Webb and Burt Bacharach.

IF YOU GO:

John Harkins

Sailmaster Tavern

16 Arcadia Court, North Haven, SA 5018

Sunday 17th January, 2016

2:30pm - 5:30pm

Band: John Harkins (Vocals & Piano), Bob Jeffery (Saxophone), John Aue (Bass) & Matt Crago (Drums).

Bookings: (08) 8248 5700

Admission: FREE

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