In the media - Steve in the groove

8 December 2010

The Steve Barry Trio, led by Con student Steve Barry, has received solid reviews for its performances in New Zealand.

The band, made-up of Barry (piano), Alex Boneham (double bass) and Frank Gibson (drums) is playing at various clubs, including the Auckland-based Creative Jazz Club.

According to Under the Radar magazine, Barry relocated from Auckland to Sydney in early 2009 and has quickly become one of Sydney's most sought-after pianists.

He has also furthered his study of jazz with major international artists such as Alan Broadbent, Jon Gordon, Florian Ross and Sean Wayland.

He is the recipient of numerous awards, including Most Outstanding Musician, Best Pianist and Best Composition at the Tauranga International Jazz Festival.

Steve has worked with numerous prominent Australasian and international artists such as John Hollenbeck(USA), Theo Bleckmann (USA), George Coleman Jr. (USA), The Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra, Dale Barlow, Simon Barker and James Muller (AUS).

He recently recorded an album with the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra and vocalist Kristin Beradi. It is scheduled for release early next year.

Contact: Mick Le Moignan

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