Concert Review: It Takes Two/ The Marais Project
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Concert Review: It Takes Two/ The Marais Project

  The Marais Project: Jennifer Eriksson (director and viola da gamba), Belinda Montgomery (soprano), Tommie Andersson (lutes)  Elysian Fields: Matt Keegan (saxophones), Matt McMahon (piano), Jennifer Eriksson (electric viola da gamba), Siebe Pogson (bass), Finn Ryan (percussion)  29 January, The Independent Theatre, North Sydney Jennifer Eriksson continually seeks to provide new perspectives on old music…

Double Passes To The Launch Of Elysian Fields
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Double Passes To The Launch Of Elysian Fields

There are double passes on offer for the launch of Elysian Fields, a band featuring the electric viola da gamba alongside other modern instruments in the improvised music scene. Formed by renowned gamba player Jenny Eriksson, the ensemble includes Matt McMahon on keyboards, Matt Keegan on saxophones, Siebe Pogson on electric bass and Finn Ryan on drums with guest…

Composer And Pianist Matt McMahon Talks About New Band Launch
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Composer And Pianist Matt McMahon Talks About New Band Launch

  When nationally renowned viola da gambist Jenny Eriksson formed Australia’s first electric viola da gamba band, Elysian Fields, she had one pianist in mind: Matt McMahon. Jenny and Matt developed their friendship over several years of performing together at jazz gigs.  In 2014 she finally invited him to write for, and appear with, her…