Merinda Dias-Jayasinha Quartet
at JMILive on May 10, 2018
Sophie Min - Piano
Helen Svoboda - Double Bass
Charles Hill - Drums
Jonathan Cooper's new album, "CRUEL SEA"
releasing via Static Records this July.
Album Launch Tour Dates
July 4 – DooBop (Brisbane)
July 12 – JazzLab (Melbourne)
Middle Name Records – Dance Tracks Vol 1
Debut offering from Brisbane-based trio (Sampology, Sam Stosuur, and Megan Christensen) // Feature on 'Bless' //
Sam Stosuur – Seeds EP
Brisbane-based producer's second EP // Feature on 'Seeds' //
Sam Stosuur – Dunlop Molley EP
First EP // Feature on Stosuur Christmas Jam // LISTEN HERE
MERIDIANS | first cycle
Released through MADE NOW MUSIC on 09/08/18
Vocalist and composer Merinda Dias-Jayasinha explores her passion for collaboration in her chamber quartet Meridians. Joined by Kayleigh Pincott (voice), Simon Svoboda (cello/voice), and Helen Svoboda (double bass/voice), the group explores the realms of contemporary classical and improvised music with original compositions from Dias-Jayasinha about time and her interpretations of hours in a day.
Listen to the Sam Stosuur remix of Four in the morning Restless from MOTH02, Brisbane independent record label Pocketmoth’s second compilation: MeridiansSamStosuurRemix
UPCOMING PROJECTS + RELEASES
Strong Cotton Socks, a new chamber trio with James Macaulay (trombone), Flora Carbo (alto saxophone, bass clarinet), & Merinda Dias-Jayasinha (vocals), recorded their debut album at ABC Studios, Melbourne, in February to be released later this year. The trio also made their performance debut and had a short residency at The Jazzlab in Brunswick, Melbourne in February //
Capheus, the prog-rock/classical amalgamation brainchild of Brisbane-based composer Josh Rivory, begin recording their debut EP in March //