Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Logic-Live (2011)

Australian jazz/fusion group "Logic"s fifth release is a live, two-disc DVD and CD combo recorded at the end of their Asia tour in 2010
"Logic - Live" was recorded at the end of the band's month-long tour of Asia in 2010. The recording features compositions from the band's most recent studio release "The Hierarchy" and is the first live recording in the band's 11-year history. The double DVD/CD combo includes 7 songs (totalling 50 minutes) from the performance, band member interviews and footage from the tour. "Logic" presents it's original mix of ever-evolving jazz/fusion featuring Tim Wilson (saxophone), Glenn Cannon (guitar), Dane Alderson (bass) and Ben Vanderwal (drums).


Logic has been making waves on the jazz/world music scene since its inception in 1999.  Based in 
Melbourne, Australia,  the ensemble aims to present its own unique, contemporary sound, whilst 
preserving the spontaneous and interactive approach of the jazz tradition.  The compositions of Glenn 
Cannon and Tim Wilson stem from  diverse musical influences, including jazz, drum ‘n’ bass, Latin, 
classical, folk and pop music.
Logic’s self titled debut album was released in 2002 and received glowing reviews and international 
airplay.  Since then the group has also released ‘The Waiting Game’ (2004), ‘Native Strut’ (2008), ‘The 
Hierarchy’ (2010), and is currently working on DVD and touring projects.
The ensemble has supported international acts such as The Yellowjackets, and has performed throughout 
Australia and South East Asia at major jazz festivals including the Java Jazz Festival (Indonesia), Mosaic 
Music Festival (Singapore), Philippine International Jazz and Arts Festival, Hong Kong International Jazz 
Festival, Jarasum International Jazz Festival (South Korea), Nine Gates Jazz Festival (Beijing), Beishan 
International Jazz Festival (Zhuhai, China), Melbourne International Festival of Jazz, Electric Jazz 
Festival and the Ultimate Drummers’ Weekend.  The group has also performed in Taiwan, Malaysia, and 
Between them, members of the group have toured, performed and recorded with various artists and 
ensembles including Ray Charles, Jerry Lewis, Hugh Jackman, Michael Buble, James Morrison, Joe 
Chindamo, Jamie Oehlers, James Muller, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Mike Nock, and Bobby Shew.