Mon 18 Feb 2013 to Sun 24 Feb 2013

by Ted Vining Trio

This live performance, first released as an LP by Bill Hawtin of Jazznote Records, was recorded at former PBS studios at the Prince of Wales Hotel in St.Kilda, featuring Barry Buckley on bass, Bob Sedergreen on piano, Ted Vining on drums and Alan Lee on congas and percussion.

There is something undeniably special about live recordings, as is the case with this release which presents the Trio at their furious, grooving best. Live At PBS FM 1981 is a very ‘live’ and rowdy performance, oozing with energy and dynamic. This recording certainly captures the spontaneity and intuition the group is known for and showcases the personalities and calibre of musicianship involved.

“Ted Vining is one of the most exciting, dramatic and soulful drummers we have ever had in this country” JOHN CLARE, SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

“The three play with one mind, settling into a perfectly synchronised groove, continually throwing ideas at each other, without anyone ever being caught off guard. If only more bands could communicate with each other, and their listeners, so effectively.” ADRIAN JACKSON

To celebrate the release, a very special event will be held on Sunday 24th February at Montsalvat, Eltham in memoriam of the late, great Barry Buckley. The evening will feature Ted Vining’s ‘Impressions – with Ted on Drums, Bob Sedergreen on piano, Gareth Hill on bass and special guests Alan Lee on vibes/percussion and Ian Chaplin on alto, as well as Master of Ceremonies Jim McLeod – host of PBS Fm ‘Jazz On Saturdays’.

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