Melbourne International Jazz Festival: Darcy James Argue

Melbourne International Jazz Festival: Darcy James Argue

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to enter the mind of one of the world’s great jazz masters. Darcy James Argue, in conversation with Fem Belling, discusses and explores his technique, compositions, improvisations and inspirations.

Argue’s trademark steampunk-inspired style of composition has earned him widespread critical and popular acclaim. The Guardian credited him with ‘reinventing the jazz big band for the 21st century’.

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Portrait of Darcy James Argue

Darcy James Argue

Since his ambitious 2009 debut release, Infernal Machines, Darcy James Argue has become one of the most talked-about figures in jazz. Credited with ‘reinventing the jazz big band for the 21st century’ (Guardian), Argue’s trademark steampunk-inspired style of composition has earned him widespread critical and popular acclaim.

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