The Farewell Concert 28 July

Saturday 28 July 2012

7:30pm

John Lingard Hall
Canberra Grammar School
Alexander Street
Red HIll
ACT 2603

Featuring:

Niels Rosendahl - Saxophones
Luke Sweeting - Keyboards
Rafael Jerjen - Bass
Gary France - Drums

also featuring...

Rachel Thoms Luke Sweeting Duo
The Rosendahl Organ Trio

with special guests including...

Ben Marston - Trumpet
Dan Mclean - Trumpet

and...

Australia's leading lady of blues, Fiona Boyes!!!











Following a live audition at the prestigious University of North Texas (UNT) College of Music in February 2012 (where Niels' attendance was made possible by an overwhelming response from the local community in attending the Audition Fundraiser Concert), Niels has been offered a place at UNT in the Master of Music - Jazz Performance program, commencing in August 2012 in Denton, Texas.

Come and see Niels' last concert under his own name in Australia, before he heads off to the USA for a couple of years to undertake this prestigious higher degree.

Joining Niels in this performance are renowned musicians and great friends presenting a program of hard-bop classics and contemporary tunes - just plain fun!
Tickets: $30/person; $15/child (12 yrs old and under)

Complimentary refreshments served after the show.

Bookings Essential: phone/SMS - 0418 845 426; email - nielsrosendahl@hotmail.com

(proceeds from the concert will go towards Niels' University of North Texas tuition fees)





 

Rosendahl/Azzopardi Reunion @ Hippo 27 June



FUNK - FUSION - BEBOP - GROOVE


27 June 2012

9pm

Hippo Bar


Niels Rosendahl: Saxophone
Michael Azzopardi: Keyboards
Anna Azzopardi: Electric Violin
James Luke: Bass
Mark Sutton: Drums

Don't miss this chance to catch a double dose of Azzopardi (on break from the Jersey Boys Australia tour) and one of Rosendahl's last performances in Australia before re-locating to the USA for two years - all infused with the exeptional grooves laid down by Luke and Sutton. Not to be missed!!!



More info
here

Move to Texas

In March 2012, Niels was accepted into the Univesrity of North Texas (UNT) College of Music to undertake a Master of Music in Jazz Performance, commencing in the 2012 Fall Semester. UNT is arguably the finest jazz education institution in the world and was also the first place in the USA to offer a formal university degree in Jazz.

In August 2012, Niels will re-locate to Denton, Texas to commence this course of study and next chapter in his musical and professional life.

More info on this at Niels' Notes (Sept 2011 - May 2012)

Watch this space.

Rosendahl Organ Trio Plays Dexter Gordon

Rosendahl/Mackey 5tet - Tribute to the Tenors


Tuesday 3 April 2011

8pm
(light meals available from 6:30pm)


The Gods Cafe & Bar

ANU Union Court

Throughout the history of jazz
, the tenor saxophone has remained in the forefront of the sounds and styles which have influenced and shaped the music. From Colemand Hawkins and Lester Young, to Dexter Gordon, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter and Michael Brecker, these definitive exponents (and others) have not only shaped the sound of the instrument, but have been essential to what jazz has become. This concert presents both original compositions and standard jazz repertoire to celebrate the past and present sounds of the tenor saxophone in jazz.

Niels Rosendahl: Tenor Saxophone
John Mackey: Tenor Saxophone
Andy Butler: Piano
Rohan Dasika: Bass
Mark Sutton: Drums

Bookings Essential: 6248 5538

Admission: $20 (full); $12 (conc.)

USA Audition Fundraiser Concert: NEW VENUE


NEW VENUE:

JOHN LINGARD HALL,
CANBERRA GRAMMAR SCHOOL
ALEXANDER STREET,
RED HILL
ACT 2603

Sunday 19 February 2012

2pm

$30/person
$15/child 12 yrs and under

(complimentary afternoon tea and refreshments at interval and following the show)





Help Niels raise funds to attend a live audition at the University of North Texas, College of Music.

Two sets of original jazz music followed by complimentary afternoon tea and refreshments.
This concert will feature original Rosendahl jazz repertoire with some of the region's (and country's) finest musicians:


Paul Dal Broi: Piano
Eric C Ajaye: Bass
Gary France: Drums
Niels Rosendahl: Saxophones



BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL!!!


Email: nielsrosendahl@hotmail.com
Phone (leave a message if unattended): 0418 845 426


(Please book if you wish to attend as it will assist in the catering and overall planning for the event)


Niels Rosendahl's album Impossibly Simple will be available for sale at the performance
 


New Year's Eve 2011 - 2012

See in the 2012 at the Tea Lounge, Hyatt Hotel Canberra in full swingin' 1920's Gatsby style:

Luke Sweeing: Keyboard/Musical Director
Rachael Thoms: Voice
Niels Rosendahl: Saxophone/Clarinet
Lachlan Coventry: Guitar
James Luke: Bass
Mark Sutton: Drums

$195/Guest

Bookings: (02) 6269 8901

Click here for more information

Fiona Boyes & The Fortune Tellers

Niels is appearing again for another concert with Australia's first lady of Blues - Fiona Boyes, and her band The Fortune Tellers.

17 November 6:30pm

National Press Club
National Circuit
Barton ACT

See you there!!!


Action in Acton Concert #6 Cancelled

Due to unforseen circumstances and conflicting events in the local music community, unfortunately the Action in Acton Concert #6: As Famous as the Moon (scheduled for 15 November 2011), has been cancelled.

Thank you to all of the regular attendees for their support throughout the year - their attendence made this series possible, and their participation has been undoubtedly and immensely valued.

Niels


Action in Acton Concert #5

MIKE PRICE 4TET FEATURING WAYNE KELLY

Mike Price: Guitar
Wayne Kelly: Keyboard
James Luke: Bass
Colin Hoorweg: Drums & Cymbals

18 October 2011

8pm @ The Gods Cafe & Bar
ANU Union Court
Acton 0200

Light meals available from 6:30pm - 8pm

$15 - Full
$10 - Concession
(ticket prices show only)

Bookings Essential!!!

Phone: 6248 5538
Email: thegodscafe@gmail.c
om

More information available here

Matt Thompson Project @ The Loft 29 Sept 2011

Matt Thompson Project - Original Jazz Featuring:

Matt Thomspson: Piano/Keyboard
Matt Handel: Alto Saxophone
Niels Rosendahl: Soprano and Tenor Saxophones
Rafael Jerjen: Double/Electric Bass
Mark Sutton: Drums

7:30pm, 29 September 2011

The Loft,
Majura Medical Centre,
Cnr: Cowper and Antill Street,
Dickson ACT

Action in Acton Concert #4

RAFAEL JERJEN CONCEPT

20 September 2011

8pm @ The Gods Cafe & Bar

Rafael Jerjen: Bass
John Mackey: Saxophone
Paul Dal Broi: Keyboard
Mark Sutton: Drums & Cymbals

Light meals available from 6:30pm - 8pm

$15 - Full
$10 - Concession
(ticket prices show only)

Bookings Essential!!!

Phone: 6248 5538
Email: thegodscafe@gmail.c
om

More information available here











Bill Cunliffe + John Riley CJP 6 August 2011

Grammy award-winning composer, arranger and jazz pianist Bill Cunliffe performs at the the Capital Jazz Project on Saturday 6th August with a trio featuring: the highly acclaimed John Riley; Eric Ajaye on bass, and horn section featuring Miroslav Bukovsky, James Greening, John Mackey and Niels Rosendahl.

More information here.

The Capital Jazz Project is a joint initiative between the ANU School of Music and The Street Theatre

Matt Thompson Project CJP 31 July

The Matt Thompson Quintet is a newly-formed group featuring Matt’s original compositions. The band includes respected members of the jazz community: Matt Thompson on piano, Matt Handel on alto saxophone, Niels Rosendahl on tenor saxophone, Mark Sutton on drums and Raphael Jerjen on bass.

More information here

The
Capital Jazz Project is a joint initiative between the ANU School of Music and The Street Theatre

Rosendahl 4tet Live @ Hippo

50s and 60s Blue Note Era Hard Bop Jazz

  20 July 2011

9pm @
Hippo Bar
Garema Place
ACT

FREE ENTRY!!!

Niels Rosendahl - Soprano, Tenor and Baritone Saxophones
  Wayne Kelly- Keyboard
Rafael Jerjen - Bass
  Aiden Lowe- Drums


(18+ only)
Sound Bites at The Front Gallery & Cafe, Lyneham, ACT.
Bite-sized pieces for voice, winds, electronica & electric guitar by Blake, Takemitsu, Lopez, Zipporyn and Heath
Two shows: 3pm & 6pm Sunday 10 July 2011 featuring Miroslav Bukovsky, Nicole Canham, Karen Heath, Zoey Pepper, Carlos Lopez Charles and Niels Rosendahl.....with Markan.
More information available under Gigs

Action in Acton Concert #3


UTOPIA COLLECTIVE

21 June 2011

8pm @ The Gods Cafe & Bar

Greg Stott: Guitar
John Mackey: Saxophone
Wayne Kelly: Keyboard
Jason Varlet: Bass
Mark Sutton: Drums

Light meals available from 6:30pm - 8pm

$15 - Full
$10 - Concession
(ticket prices show only)

Bookings Essential!!!

Phone: 6248 5538
Email: thegodscafe@gmail.c
om











 

Rosendahl Organ Trio @ Hippo

Hard bop jazz featuring organ/sax sounds made famous by Jimmy Smith, Larry Young, Richard Groove Holmes, Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt - and maintained by recent greats including Larry Goldings, Joey DeFrancesco, Jerry Bergonzi and Michael Brecker.

18 May 2011

9pm @
Hippo Bar
Garema Place
ACT

FREE!!!

Niels Rosendahl - Tenor and Baritone Saxophones
Luke Sweeting - Organ
Mark Sutton - Drums

and featuing......
 
 SPECIAL GUESTS:

JOHN MACKEY - SAXOPHONE!!!
JAMIE OEHLERS - SAXOPHONE!!!

(18+ only)






Action In Acton Concert #2

Action In Acton Jazz Series Concert #2

Ben Marston Group

19 April 2011

8pm @ The Gods Cafe & Bar

Click
here for more information

Vertical Concert @ Lanyon Music Festival

Join Vertical for a Sunday afternoon outdoor concert at Lanyon Homestead, Tharwa Drive, Tharwa, ACT, on 20 March at 4:30pm as part of the annual Lanyon Music Festival.



Vertical performs original jazz
compositions as well as original and interactive arrangements of well known pop tunes. Vertical features: Eric Ajaye (bass); Niels Rosendahl (saxophones); Paul Dal Broi (keyboard); and Chris Thwaite (drums). Entry is gold coin donation. Click here for more information.

Action In Acton Jazz Series Launch: 15 March

Action In Acton Jazz Series Launch Concert:

15 March 2011

8pm @ The Gods Cafe & Bar

Featuring: Bukovsky/Rosendahl Quintet

Click
here for more information






Rosendahl Organ Trio @ Hippo

Hard bop jazz featuring organ/sax sounds made famous by Jimmy Smith, Larry Young, Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt - and maintained by recent greats including Larry Goldings and Michael Brecker.


9pm @
Hippo Bar
Garema Place
ACT

FREE!!!

Niels Rosendahl - Saxophones
Luke Sweeting - Organ
Mark Sutton - Drums

and featuing......
 
 SPECIAL GUEST BEN MARSTON - TRUMPET

(18+ only)

Vertical Concert in the Gardens

Join Vertical for a gorgeous Sunday evening FREE outdoor concert at the National Botanical Gardens, Clunies Street, Black Mountain, ACT, on 30 January at 6pm. The band features original jazz compositions as well as original and interactive arrangements of well known pop tunes. Featuring: Eric Ajaye (bass); Niels Rosendahl (saxophones); Paul Dal Broi (keyboard); and Chris Thwaite (drums), as well as being a great opportunity to bring a blanket and picnic dinner, there's little excuse to pass up this fine evening.  

 












Join Who's Ya Daddy (WYD) to bring in 2011. After a powerful performance by WYD at last year's New Year's Eve in the City celebrations, the National Capital Authority has booked WYD for the second consecutive year, as well as other sensational featured bands Kiwi G and The Whitlams, to be sure that the start of 2011 hits hard and with potence. Come early to get a great spot and see in 2011 in style. Click here for more information.

WHO'S YA DADDY - NEW YEAR'S EVE 2010!!!

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Niels Rosendahl Christmas Eve 2010 Broadcast

Niels Rosendahl will be featured in the ArtSound FM 92.7 award winning show Friday Night Live for this year's Christmas Eve special. Leading leading a quartet of exceptional local musicians including Eric. C. Ajaye (Freddie Hubbard) on bass, Evan Dorian (recently returned from London) on drums, and Olivia Henderson on piano, the quartet will present two sets featuring new Rosendahl original compositions, and a mixture of Rosendahl arranged, and other well known arrangements of Christmas repertoire in the jazz idiom, infused with influences from Tommy Smith, John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon and Sonny Rollins. Tune into ArtSound FM 92.7, or listen via online streaming on the ArtSound website, on Christmas Eve 2010 at 8pm (ESDT) Click here to view some video footage of the session recorded earlier this month (video only).

Pakistan Flood Relief Concert

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Sound Bites at The Front Gallery & Cafe, Lyneham, ACT.
Bite-sized pieces for winds, electronica & drums from Buenos Aires, Kothen, New York, Melbourne and Canberra by Blake, Piazzolla, Tsiavos & Edwards.
Two shows: 3pm & 6pm Sunday 27 June 2010 featuring Ian Blake, Miroslav Bukovsky, Nicole Canham, Zoey Pepper and Niels Rosendahl.
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