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SUNDAY AUGUST 12 | City Bowlo | Walter Lampé
Walter Lampé piano, with Jack Thorncraft double bass and Dave Sanders on drums.
Expat Australian jazz pianist Walter Lampé has been residing in Holland for over 20 years now,
playing a large range of styles from trad, hard bop and ‘free improv’ on the international circuit.
This exceptional trio will play a mix of standards and originals presenting a concert of deep swinging warmth
and adventure. Walter's own compositions range from short Monk-like sentences to extended soundscapes –
improvisations of intimate beauty, or investigations of volcanic proportions.
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SUNDAY SEP 02 | The Magnificence
Playing 'nearly' traditional jazz and New Orleans-inspired music for over a decade, The Magnificence led by trumpeter and singer Cam Smith, create enthusiastic, fun-loving music that is played with so much raw passion and commitment that audiences cannot help but feel uplifted and happy!
Cam has been honing his set of originals for over a decade, playing at Edinburgh Fringe, Woodford Folk Festival and every pub and street corner from Canberra to Cairns.
In The Magnificence, he’s finally found a gang of all-star Aussie musos that can do the tunes justice.
They growl, they mewl, they cook – and make audiences feel better about otherwise questionable life choices.
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SUNDAY OCT 07 | Royden Ainsworth
A special 'Birthday Bash' for this legend of jazz and foundation Member and
past President of the original Lismore Jazz Club that formed in 1988.
An all-star lineup is planned for this great jazz party.
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SUNDAY NOV 11 | Nat King Cole Tribute
A special event to be held at the Lismore Workers Club.
Dorian Mode piano and vocals.
Much-loved jazz singer, Nat 'King' Cole first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist.
He was a major force in popular music for three decades.
This tribute show will present the best of Nathaniel 'King' Cole's artistic legacy.

Since 2015, Dorian has performed the show to sellout crowds across the country – from Sydney’s Independent Theatre, to the Gold Coast Performing Arts Centre. A natural entertainer, Dorian and his swinging trio will take you through Nat Cole’s journey to stardom in fascinating anecdote and song, including the classics: Unforgettable, Route 66 and Paper Moon. A classic jazz afternoon!
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