Anton Delecca, New York, New York. likes. Anton Delecca is a saxophonist and composer from Melbourne, Australia living in New York. Anton Delecca formed the original quartet in mid after returning from a year in Sydney. The band played several seasons at Melbourne jazz venue. This win-win line up of Anton Delecca (tenor saxophone), Luke Howard (piano), Jonathan Zion (acoustic bass) and Daniel Farrugia (drums).

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Before graduating from the VCA inDaniel was already playing and touring with a variety of ensembles around Delexca and the Pacific. Will Poskitt – piano Will Poskitt played in the quartet for most of until his tragic death on November 8th Warren Day This album, along with a few other brilliant local releases demonstrates why Australian jazz is now leading the jazz world and continuing in an upward trajectory!

Tags jazz australian jazz contemporary jazzhead melbourne Deleccq. He toured extensively with the band, playing at major festivals and venues, completing three European tours as well as performances in Japan and New Zealand.

After delecac high school, Daniel entered into a bachelor degree of music performance at the Victorian College of The Arts and during his first year, he was awarded the Gwen Nisbett Scholarship Award.

Jazzhead was established to release great new Australian Jazz in its various forms by Joe Camilleri and Andrew Walker. Recording the music for Nintendo ‘Wii’ video game called ‘The Blob’. Anton re-formed the band early in with a new line-up and repertoire. Thank you to Kawai Australia for the use of the Shigeru concert grand piano. Lost City Anton Delecca Quartet. Streaming and Download help. The Healer by Anton Delecca Quartet.

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Performed in New Zealand with Australian rock band ‘Icehouse’. This win-win line up of Anton Delecca tenor saxophoneLuke Howard pianoJonathan Zion acoustic bass and Daniel Farrugia drumsmake music in The Healer that is compelling and absorbing. Who knew Australia had bloody tasteful musos.


Spangle-Lang Lane by Ryan Porter. Anton Delecca – tenor and soprano saxophones Anton completed a bachelors degree in music performance at the Victorian College of the Arts in and since that time has performed and recorded nationally and internationally. Selected Discography’Pazit’.

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From its inception, Jazzhead has pursued excellence in music and provided an outlet for great work of contemporary jazz. Daniel began studying drums and percussion at the age of eleven at Rowville Secondary College under the guidance of Brian Czempinksi. Love For Sale Anton Delecca formed the original quartet in mid after returning from a year in Sydney. In he twice traveled to Hong Kong to perform as featured soloist with local ensembles in public concerts and jazz clubs.

Now at the age of 24, Daniel’s versatility and musical ability has made him one of Australia’s in demand drummers. The very best in Australian Jazz CDs. He has also conducted masterclasses at schools and institutions for many years, mentoring students of various ages in all aspects of the performance and practice of music.

Band leader and tenor saxophonist Anton Delecca also of The Bamboos grew up listening to a diverse range of music, including Ravi Shankar and Louis Armstrong from his father’s record collection, Led Zeppelin and 70s pop from his brother’s collection and the classical cello and piano practice of his sister; all contributing to delecda sonic texture of his music today.


He performed and recorded for thirteen years with internationally acclaimed band The Bamboos, ahton nine albums along with several spin-off projects, including recordings for the ABC and BBC. Purchasable with gift card. Light Magnet by Holophonor. In he was commissioned by the Half Xelecca Winter Music Festival to present a suite of new music for septet. Swailing by Julien Velecca Trio.

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For two years prior to leaving for New York he was tutoring and lecturing in the Bachelor of Music Degree program at Melbourne Polytechnic. In he received a ‘Skills Arts and Development’ grant from the Australia Council of the Arts to travel to Brisbane for intensive study with violinist John Rodgers, drummer Ken Edie and saxophonist Elliot Dalgleish and in was awarded an Australia Council of the Arts bUZZ grant for a recording of original music with his septet.

If you like The Healer, you may also like: The resulting record, ‘Parallels, Layers’ has received much acclaim from within the jazz community. Marc’s composition ‘Out and Out’ was nominated as a semi-finalist in the jazz category of the International Song Contest, and he was one of four jazz composers to be nominated for the Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival’s annual commission.

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