Anton Delecca is a saxophonist and composer based in Melbourne, Australia. He plays in internationally renowned band The Bamboos and is a sort after multi-instrumentalist. The Anton Delecca Quartet perform powerful, emotionally driven jazz with influences spanning contemporary NYC improvised music, the spiritual jazz of Alice Coltrane, and the energy, passion and power of Middle Eastern music. The group has three albums out on Australia’s leading jazz label, Jazzhead.

NEXT PERFORMANCE:

STONNINGTON JAZZ FESTIVAL
BOSS TENORS IN ORBIT:
ANTON DELECCA QUARTET VS. REMCO KEIJZER QUARTET
WEDNESDAY MAY 18th 2016, 8.00pm

From Stonnington Jazz Festival's website:

This commanding jazz session will feature sets from both quartets: stunning modal and contemporary jazz sounds from camp Delecca juxtaposed against the soulful bop-orientated sounds from team Keijzer. Hear jazz worlds collide when the two quartets join for an unforgettable orbit of double tenor-led tracks.

The mutual respect, friendship and collaboration between these two musicians generates a sublime sound and unforgettable energy. Like a meaningful thought provoking conversation or an impressionist art piece, their melodies, rhythm and ideas intertwine and inspire.

The Tenor players are backed by some of Australia’s finest musicians. Luke Howard (piano), Danny Farrugia (drums), Jonathan Zion (bass) will make up fthe Delecca Quartet). Kim Kelaart (Hammond organ), Darryn Farrugia (drums) and Craig Fermanis (guitar) round out the Keijzer Quartet.

$25 - $35

Stonnington Jazz Festival website
Buy tickets at Chapel Off Chapel

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THE HEALER HAS WON BEST JAZZ ALBUM IN THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA GENRE AWARDS!

We are very excited to announce that The Healer has won 'Best Jazz Album' in The Age, Music Victoria Genre Awards. Check out more info here:

http://www.musicvictoria.com.au/news/story/10355

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THE HEALER FEATURED ON BBC RADIO SCOTLAND

BBC Radio Scotland logo

The title track of our new album "The Healer" is currently featured on BBC Scotland's "Commonwealth Games Special" play-list.

Click here to check it out:

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NEW ALBUM "THE HEALER" OUT NOW ON JAZZHEAD RECORDS!

Anton Delecca Quartet, The Healer

"Delecca, Howard, Zion and Farrugia have made one of the finest tenor quartet albums I have heard this year – animal strong and caress soft, fiery yellow and cool blue. It is a jazz format that is one of the most satisfying of all within the canon, and they do it so well. So well, in fact, that they deserve your ears. They already have mine."
John Hardaker, Nov 7th, 2013, australianjazz.net

"A truly beautiful and thoughtful album, and unquestionably deserving of our album of the week here at Eastside Radio."
Chelsea Deeley, Dec 17th, 2013, East Side FM

Purchase from Jazzhead

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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

STONNINGTON JAZZ FESTIVAL
BOSS TENORS IN ORBIT: ANTON DELECCA QUARTET VS REMCO KEIJZER QUARTET
Wednesday May 18th, 8.00pm $25-35

Chapel Off Chapel
PH: 8290 7000
12 Little Chapel Street, Prahran
Melbourne 3181
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