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Oneirology Review – The Australian

Oneirology (Compass Quartet) John McBeath – The Australian SYDNEY’S Compass Quartet, led by award-winning altoist Jeremy Rose, comprises each of the four instruments in the saxophone family. Here they are accompanied by pianist Jackson Harrison, winner of the 2006 Wangaratta … Continue reading

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Two excerpts from Oneirology CD

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Compass Quartet – Oneirology CD Launch

Following on from their critically acclaimed 2009 debut album Abrazo Tango (Tall Poppies), and the APRA/MCA Art Music Award nominated Jazz Work of the Year from their 2011 album Ode to an Auto Rickshaw (Earshift Records/Fuse Music), the group now … Continue reading

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Third album coming soon!

Well, we have received the first mixes from our recording in January and we are pretty excited – some great writing by Jeremy Rose and guest performer/writer Jackson Harrison. Here is a sneak peak of Interplay.

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2013 Recording Project

On Wednesday we went into the Sydney Con to record our third album featuring the music of Jeremy Rose (Alto) and special guest composer and soloist, Jackson Harrison.  A new suite by Jeremy was recorded – Oneirology which we first … Continue reading

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Darling Harbour Jazz & Blues Festival

Thanks to everyone who braved the weather today…a great crowd at Darling Harbour!

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Recent news and gigs!

A huge thank you to everyone who turned out for our Debut SIMA gig at Sound Lounge and to our special guest artists, Sarangan, Bobby Singh and Jackson Harrison…what a great night! Since then we have travelled up to Singleton … Continue reading

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Debut SIMA Gig!

Compass Quartet brings two sets of original music :: ‘ODE TO AN AUTO RICKSHAW’ – Indian Project ‘ONEIROLOGY’ and ‘ABRAZO TANGO’ – Tango Project Sydney Improvised Music Association (SIMA) at the Sound Lounge, the Seymour Centre Saturday 21st April cnr … Continue reading

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Compass points in multiple musical directions! Review of Kinetic Jazz Festival

Michael Webb Sydney Conservatorium of Music Australia is evolving a rich saxophone culture, with a wealth of virtuoso players and eminent teachers as well as a number of first class quartets currently performing and recording around the country. One of the most … Continue reading

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2012 Kinetic Jazz Festival

An intimate crowd enjoyed the sounds of Compass and guest artist Jackson Harrison (Piano) at the Kinetic Jazz Festival last night! Featuring music from our Tango album and a new piece by Jeremy, Oneirology!

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