Two of Australia’s leading jazz guitarists, Freddie Grigson and Kristian Borring are joining forces in a powerful guitar-led quartet. These two expert guitar slingers explore an eclectic repertoire of groovy jazz originals and standards.
Grigson, a virtuosic guitar veteran and head of the jazz-guitar department at WAAPA, is considered by many to be West-Australia’s number one jazz guitarist.
Borring, earned his reputation as an outstanding and virtuosic guitarist and improviser on the London scene and has performed in clubs and at festivals around the UK and Europe. He has been praised for his sense of tasteful melody and colourful harmony delivered in a cool playground of rhythm.
Freddie and Kristian form an exciting bond playing engaging repertoire with fun twists and turns. Expect vibrant grooves and hard swing jazz with awesome musical interplay.
“Freddie’s guitar virtuosity has earned him a reputation as a melodic improviser of the first order” – Australian Music Centre
“(Borring) has a hyper-cool and low-key approach to jazz guitar, but…with warmth, confidence and a rhythmic hipness that's thoroughly contemporary" – The Guardian (England)