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posted 10/07/2018

Paul Cutlan’s string project & Simon Barker, double album launch!

Paul Cutlan


“Paul Cutlan has always had a spiritual halo around his music” – Australian Jazz


Paul Cutlan String Project


In 2015, Paul Cutlan launched his first String Project album to a capacity SIMA audience left in raptures. In 2018, Paul Cutlan’s String Project is back with a new work that reflects on the centenary of the ‘war to end all wars’. Imagine the refined sounds of a string quartet improvising exquisite textures alongside the dark ruminations of double bass and bass clarinet, played by two of Australia’s most experienced jazz musicians.


This is the sound world created by Paul Cutlan’s String Project.
PAUL CUTLAN composition, bass clarinet
BRETT HIRST double bass



Simon Barker

Join legendary local drummer Simon Barker for the launch of a double album of solo drumming chants, Urgency! Drum Chants for Kiribati and the Marshall Islands.
Developed and played in solidarity with communities and ecosystems facing upheaval due to climate change, don’t miss this latest work from “Australia’s most distinctive kit-drummer”(John Shand).


Urgency! (Vol. 1) Drum Chants for Kiribati and the Marshall Islands by Simon Barker: drums


What: Paul Cutlan’s string project & Simon Barker double album launch.
When: Saturday 21 July 2018 at 8 pm
Where: The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre
To find out More and Book Online Click Here


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