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March 4, 2016

The Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra did a mini tour in late November featuring the music of my old school friend (and possibly best guitarist in the world...) James Muller. We played a bunch of James' songs arranged by Florian Ross. Florian's arrangements were beautifu...

November 24, 2015

Well since my last 'work' post I have again been lucky to enough to work on a bunch of very different things! First up I travelled over to China where I worked with The Four Tops at the Wynn Casino in Macau before touring with Jane Zhang as part of her 'Bang The World'...

July 10, 2015

Below is an article published on an album I produced as part of my work with Mir Creation.

Stay tuned for a crowdfunding campaign to get this out on Pure Audio Blu-Ray format.

 

THE NAKED CITY – SURROUND SOUND RENAISSANCE

 

If you are old enough you might remember when the...

June 14, 2015

I have been hoping to put things on here other than just gigs, like ideas, thoughts and inspirational messages! But unfortunately here is another boring 'letting you know what I have been doing with myself' update.

I recorded the music for and starred (slight stretch) i...

March 22, 2015

Just a quick post for some gigs this week that are open to the public to come and see, and that I think will be great to check out.

Thursday (26/3) night I am playing with the great David Ryan Harris (John Mayer band, India Arie etc.) at 505. Not only is it a treat to h...

January 31, 2015

I was really happy to see The Australian has published a review of my album in this weekend. My hope was always to make something that might appeal to people who aren't necessarily 'jazz fans'. So it is great when it gets some coverage in the mainstream media. Especial...

January 20, 2015

I had a great chat with Frank Presley about a bunch of interesting things including my career, hi-resolution recording and the validity of singing reality shows!

 

Follow the link for the streamed recording of this; http://www.jazzandbeyond.com.au/sound/BenGurton.mp3

January 9, 2015

 

Ben Gurton’s brand new album  Prelude To A Scene is inspired by film music, minimalism, ECM Records and much more. In his first album featuring all original music, we take time to chat about the process.

 

JK: How did you first get interested in music and playing...

December 7, 2014

 

NAKED CITY: THE ART OF THE SOUNDTRACK

 

Movie soundtracks are a distinct musical genre in their own right and the best surely rank as definitive pieces of art. They infiltrate our psyche and remain with us long after we have seen the original movie. Think of soundtracks...

November 19, 2014

There are two concerts coming up that should be a lot of fun. First is playing in the orchestra for the Sydney Opera House "Christmas At The House' series with a bunch of guests including the fantastic and good friend Emma Pask. 

 

http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/whatson...

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November 24, 2015