Elysian Fields Releases A New Album
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Elysian Fields Releases A New Album

Elysian Fields, Australia’s only electric viola da gamba band, has released its debut album What Should I Say? – a heady blend of jazz, world, folk, and early music. Founded in 2015, as the brainchild of Australia’s only electronic gambist, Jenny Eriksson, in partnership with leading jazz musicians, saxophonist Matt Keegan and pianist under Melbourne’s…

Elysian Fields Launches World Premieres In The Scandinavian Project
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Elysian Fields Launches World Premieres In The Scandinavian Project

Elysian Fields, Australia’s only electric viola da gamba band, has carved out a growing reputation for performances that blur the boundaries between jazz, chamber music and world music. Launched three years ago, Elysian Fields draws largely on the compositional and arranging skills of its multi-talented members. The six-piece band’s charts shift effortlessly from stately, baroque…

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…