Adrian Galante/Mia Simonette Quintet

Adrian Galante is an Australian jazz clarinetist, saxophonist and pianist. Renowned Jazz Trumpeter James Morrison said of Adrian… "I have had the pleasure of both playing alongside and listening to Adrian Galante. This young man is one of those musicians you can’t ignore; he commands the attention of both audience and fellow performers alike with his prodigious technique and captivating presentation. Mostly one must choose between hearing a serious musician or experiencing someone who can connect with the audience, Adrian is that rare person who understands the ‘performing’ part of performing arts without any compromise in musicianship or passion for the music".

A recent graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing arts, Adrian was award the Channel 7 award for Jazz for highest marked graduating Student. Adrian has played with James Morrison, UK Guitarist Robin Nolan, Emma Pask, Victoria Newton, Ali Bodycoat, Libby hammer and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

Mia Simonette is Perth’s newest rising jazz singer. With Hypnotic elegance and a voice beyond her years, Mia explores a vast treasury of jazz repertoire. With a fresh, modern approach to jazz standards her vocal prowess shows a seamless, soulful and daring sound. 

Drawing from past experience in music theatre and contemporary music, Mia delivers an enticing performance. With a powerful and effortless sound her intimate style shows confidence oblivious to her young years. The ambitious and accomplished singer is not one to be missed!

Backed by a swinging trio, the two will join forces for what promises to be an exciting evening of songs from the great American songbook by composers such as Cole Porter, George and Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern and Irving Berlin.

 

ADRIAN GALANTE/MIA SIMONETTE QUINTET (PER) comprises:

  • Adrian Galante – clarinet, saxophone, piano
  • Mia Simonette – vocals
  • Reece Clark – saxophone/vocals 
  • Kane Shaw – bass
  • Giane Hladin – drums