Well, last week I was very pleased to have the Sextet nominated for a Bell Award in the category of Australian Song of the Year. The song that was nominated was “Banff Song.”
Quite exciting given that it’s my first Bell Award nomination.
Fingers crossed now for the awards ceremony on May the 3rd!
Just thought I’d share a very nice review that the trio’s second album “Crossover” received at All About Jazz:
Described as a “brilliant, lyrical young Melbourne pianist/composer,” Australian jazz pianist Daniel Gassin reveals but a glimpse of his talents on Crossover, as evidenced by the quality of his compositions and the elite caliber of his [...]
I wasn’t intending to commence my blog by talking about piano competitions, but as it happens my Canadian pianist friend Chris Donnelly (check out his site from my links page) has a recent detailed entry about the solo piano competition at the Montreux Jazz Festival, where he was a participant in July of this [...]