Currently a member of Aria Award-winning ensemble, Elixir, with Katie Noonan, Stephen Magnusson has performed or recorded with artists including Charlie Hadens Music Liberation Orchestra, Meshell Ndegeocello, Rickie-Lee Jones, Tim Berne, Scott Tinkler, Ren Walters, George Garzone, Jim Black, Mike Nock, Julien Wilson and Vince Jones. In addition to winning the Melbourne Music Prize in 2013, Magnusson's Magnet won the 2013 Bell Australian Jazz Award for Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year.
Dave Beck has honed his drumming skills in New York and LA and is very familiar with many top name national and international talents of our times, including Tina Arena, Marcia Hines, Faith Hill, Chubby Checker, Little Richard, Danni Minogue, Delta Goodrem and Joan Rivers.
Tim Neal is an Australian B3 Hammond organist[ and saxophonist. He has performed as part of the Paul Williamson Hammond Combo for over 20 years and in a number of other bands including The Swingin' Sidewalks, The Feelin' Groovies, Festa and Banana Oil.
Frank DiSario is one of Australia's highly distinctive musicians. Frank has played bass with many national and International jazz musicians and performers from Jerry Lewis, Branford Marsalis, Mike Stern, Greg Osby to Colin hopkins and Michelle Nicole.
See these four stellar musicians perform together, live at Bird's Basement.