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The Shoesmith Piano Trio Live

‘The Gavin Shoesmith Trio’ perform Thursday and Friday nights @ Habitué

The trio came together when 3 students of jazz met at the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Preforming Arts (WAAPA).

The trio preform jazz the way it’s meant to be, from swinging standards to contemporary grooves and beyond.

Gavin Shoesmith (Double Bass) is an Australian Recording Industry Association ( A.R.I.A) winning artist (2001 Best Independent Release) and has fronted his own blues and roots cult band.

‘The Groovesmiths’ prior to crossing over to jazz. Shoesmith has just recently recorded his debut album ‘The Round House’ with his original jazz ensemble ‘The Shoesmith Quartet’ is set for release this year.

The trio features Austin Salisbury (Piano) who is just into his 2nd year of jazz studies at WAAPA but shows maturity and exploratory style in his playing that belies his 18 years.

Liam Hickey (Percussion) has completed his BA in Jazz performance at WAAPA and is now in his honours year. Hickey swings the drums like a true pro’.

Guest featuring in the Trio is Alex Reid (Percussion), he too has completed his BA at WAAPA and is now studying for his honours , he also finds time to be in the drum chair for the ‘Shoesmith Quartet’ and is the rising star of Persian music ‘Tara Tiba’ ,who are about to embark on an international tour that includes an appearance at the prestigious WOMADelaide Festival before dates in the U.S and Europe.

 

They kick their heels up @ 7pm

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