Feel the Vibes…

Line Matter

When: Sunday 11:30am - 12:30pm
Community Centre Stadium
Genre: Jazz
Line Matter are an original Melbourne jazz band playing dynamic, driving and melodic music. Influenced by Pat Metheny, John Scofield, John McLaughlin, Miles Davis and others the quartet creates a unique blend of jazz/fusion music.

The band has playing regularly around Melbourne since early 2016 at venues including The Woodlands Hotel, Lebowski’s, The Wesley Anne and The Fox Hotel. The band also runs a monthly Monday night jazz jam at Bar Oussou in Brunswick. Another highlight in the bands career was its performance at the 2016 Wangaratta Jazz Festival.

Future plans include performing at the upcoming 2017 Castlemaine Jazz Festival in June, The 2017 Marysville Jazz & Blues Weekend in October and recording an album.

Jonathan Moore – Guitar
VCA graduate and gifted improviser Jonathan also contributes to Red Line 4 as a composer with many of his pieces acting as standards in the bands repertoire.

Tom Benson – Tenor Sax
Tom is a highly experienced and flexible saxophonist playing in numerous Melbourne bands including the Senegambian Jazz Band. In the Red Line 4 he brings a commanding yet sensitive tone to the music.

Anthony Pell – Electric Bass
Creating a fluid but solid foundation Anthony’s playing in Red Line 4 is reminiscent of Jaco Pastorius’ work with Pat Metheny. He also contributes several tunes to the bands repertoire.

Sebastian Jego – Drums
Sebastien is an exciting drummer greatly influenced by Elvin Jones. Coming from the south of France Sebastian has performed with numerous bands and musicians including bassist Christian McBride.

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