Julien Wilson


Julien Wilson Trio CD Launch @ 505

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  • Date: Sat, Apr 05, 2014
  • Time: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Venue: 505
  • Location: 280 Cleveland St, Surry Hills, SYDNEY
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To celebrate a decade together (from the Sydney Opera House to Berlin Jazz Festival, Korea and Indonesia) the Julien Wilson Trio are launching their new album with a National tour.

Featuring Stephen Magnusson (guitar) and Steve Grant (accordion) with Julien on saxophones and bass clarinet, this unusual trio creates a sound like no other. Their new album Swailing represents a new stage in their development and has been receiving enthusiastic comments from radio presenters around the world.

Their CD Launch at 505 on April 5th will be their first show in Sydney for (it’s been so long we can’t even remember!) With Steve Grant based in Europe for the best part of two years touring with CW Stoneking, and Magnusson regularly on the road, trio performances have been all too rare of late. 505 will be the first stop on their national tour.


“Ravishingly beautiful music…enchanting lyricism…the epitome of understatement. 

“As close as you’re likely to get to dreaming with your eyes open” Jessica Nicholas – The Age

“Full of haunting nostalgia. Nobody could not like this music” John Clare – SIMA

“One of Australia’s most unique trios.” Mal Stanley – Jazztrack ABC FM

“The sheer majestic quality of this band’s music is astounding” Des Cowley – Rhythms

“These two great new albums from top-level Australian jazz players can’t fail to enjoy widespread appeal” John McBeath – The Australian

“The unusual, yet attractive, combination of instruments is perhaps the first thing you’ll notice, before you appreciate the rare skills of all three players, and their ability to combine their voices so seamlessly.” Adrian Jackson – Rhythms

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