Sydney’s world-roots-jazz quartet The Vampires are returning to the Byron Theatre to launch their sixth album Pacifica, following up on the success of their 2017 album The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke, which was nominated for an ARIA Award and shortlisted for the Australian Music Prize.
Combining risk-taking improvisation, sophisticated compositions and an uncanny sense of dialogue between the sax-trumpet frontline, the band has developed a style of its own that effortlessly combines influences from all corners of the world. The band is now dispersed around the globe, with bassist Alex Boneham living in Los Angeles and trumpeter Nick Garbett living in Italy.
The Byron Theatre is the ideal venue to hear this band so don’t miss out!
The first review of Pacifica: “This is such a good album that it’s difficult to know which superlatives to start with…. This is state-of-the-art modern jazz at the highest level” Eric Myers, The Australian (4 1/2 stars)
Pacifica is available now on Bandcamp, iTunes, Spotify etc.
“A distinctive gumbo that was more eminently accessible, grooved harder and created a bigger sound than seemed possible.” John Kelman, All About Jazz
“The Vampires play with wit, soulful melody and invention” John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald
“The music is chock full of irrepressible joy, a commodity in short supply these days” Mark Corroto, All About Jazz
Listen to Don Pacifico from The Vampires’ new album Pacifica:
5.30pm – Internet sales close
6.30pm – Venue doors open | Box Office sales open | Venue Bar open
7.10pm – Theatre doors open
7.30pm – The Vampires
9.30pm – Event concludes (Including 20 min interval)