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MOOROOLBARK: NEW ALBUM BY BARNEY MCALL

AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH ABC JAZZ  :: ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY!

 

“Barney is a special piano player with that certain heart and touch, so he has great possibilities.
He’s a genuine musician, not just a skilled artist. There’s a certain touch that I’m talking about.
It’s hard to explain, but he has that”

-BILLY HARPER

 

 

Pianist, keyboardist, composer and arranger Barney McAll moved to New York City in 1997 after being invited to join the Gary Bartz Quartet . He continues to tour internationally with Bartz as well as with Fred Wesley and The JB’s, Josh Roseman, The Groove Collective and recently vocalists Daniel Merriweather and Sia Furler.

Barney leads numerous ensembles including; Sylent Running and M.O.D.A.S, Graft  and his new ensemble ASIO

(Australian Symbiotic Improvisers Orbit)

Barney has scored some award winning films including:
Pushing The Elephant (PBS)
Liberia: An Uncivil War (DISCOVERY/NY TIMES)
Motherland Afghanistan (PBS)
We All Fall Down: The American Mortgage Crisis (PBS)

He was nominated for a Grammy award in 2007 and also awarded the prestigious fellowship from the Australian Council for the Arts for 2007-2008 . He has performed or toured with ; Kurt Rosenwinkel, Dewey Redman, Maceo Parker, Doug Devries, Vince Jones, Kenny Garrett, Vernel Fornier, Badal Roy, Stefon Harris, Jimmy Cobb, Eddie Henderson, Gary Costello, Ben Monder, Mark Turner, Peter Apfelbaum, Bernie Worrell, Alan Browne, Billy Harper, Jim Black, Steve Turre and Roy Ayers.

Upcoming Performances

  September 12- Solo piano at Melbourne Recital Centre September 25 – Julien Wilson 4tet at The Basement Hothouse Series October 1st- Verbrugghen Hall: premier new work ” ZEPHYRIX” for MAE    […]

ZEPHYRIX

ZEPHYRIX The Zephyrix is a mythical figure symbolising the tension between the restrictions of life – the mundanity, the struggles and sometimes evils of life – with the liberating creative […]

June Tour 2014

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New Dates for Barney McAll June 4th, Auckland , New Zealand, Barney McAll Trio TBC June 5th, Wellington Opera House, Solo Piano TBC JULIEN

Trio Feral Play NUBLU

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2014 Dates for Barney McAll

2014 Jan 10, Winter Jazz festival with Gary Bartz Quartet Jan 10 , Winter Jazz festival with TRIO FERAL at 10:15 at THE ZINC BAR   Jan 11, APAP performance at […]

SOLO PIANO SHOW

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On Thursday, Barney McAll is presenting a concert that will be to filmed and tracked live in front of an audience – we’d love to see you here. The concert […]

Upcoming Dates

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2013 Nov 25th, Recording at ORANGE MUSIC STUDIO (Bill Laswell’s Studio) with Peter Apfelbaum’s “Sparkler” Dec 1st, Recording new Gary Bartz material for…

Wangaratta Festival

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…”and Barney McAll (whose large-scale Graft project was one of the highlights of the 2011 festival) revelled in the intimacy of a trio setting with Zwartz and Hamish Stuart…

Hand Made CD’s Detoxify Music Business Collapse

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  On this most recent tour of Australia I decided that I would release my new CD : Chucky Volume 2 Swirl Cauldron Swirl with hand made art work, each […]