JAZZ vocalist Liam Burrows will join James Morrison and his Big Band one night only at the Canberra Southern Cross Club tomorrow, Friday.Most city News readers will be aware that Burrows finalist in “Australia’s Got Talent” in 2011. Additionally, in May this year, he was named “Best Jazz Artist” at the Australian Music Industry’s MusicOZ awards.
He was also a winner in the worldwide “Unsigned Only” music competition, gaining second place in the vocal category with his album track, “I Could Write A Book” from almost 7500 entries in August 2012.
Unsigned Only is a music competition designed for solo artists, bands, and singers who are not signed to a major label and is judged by a roster of notables including Cyndi Lauper, Kelly Clarkson and Kenny Rogers.
Morrison needs no introduction to readers. The multi-instrumentalist virtuoso plays trumpet, trombone, euphonium, flugel horn, tuba, saxophones, double bass and piano. It will be an evening not to be missed.
Burrows began collaborating with Morrison in 2010, when he was one of six vocalists selected to perform at the prestigious “Generations in Jazz” at Mt Gambier, South Australia, when only 16 — he was the youngest-ever vocalist to perform at the event.
Tomorrow Morrison and his Big Band will bring to life jazz classics immortalised by Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker.
Jazz vocalist, Emma Pask, Morrison’s long-time collaborator, will also feature on vocals.
James Morrison and Liam Burrows, at the Canberra Southern Cross Club’s Top of the Cross, 8.30 pm, Friday, September 28, bookings to 83 7200.
Dinner & Show $99/6.30 PM
Show Only – $65/8.30 PM