The ishs/Allen Project at Vamos, Melbourne (18 October 2015)
The ishs/Allen Project is performing at Vamos (1st floor, 37 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Vic, AU) on 18 October 2015, 7:30pm. Ticket options:
- $10 pre-sale.
- $15 at the door.
- $80 for two tickets to the show + guaranteed seating + 5-course tapas meals.
Book your tickets now!
The ishs/Allen Project is performing at Farouk’s Olive, 711 High St, Thornbury, Vic, Australia on 27 September 2015 at 5pm–7pm. Entry by donation.
The ishs/Allen Project at the Paris Cat Jazz Club, Melbourne (23 September 2015)
The ishs/Allen Project is performing at Paris Cat (6 Goldie Pl, Melbourne, Vic, AU) on 23 September 2015, 8:30pm. Ticket is $15/$10. Book your tickets now!
The ishs/Allen Project at Old Castlemaine Gaol, Castlemaine (29 August 2015)
The ishs/Allen Project is performing at Old Castlemaine Gaol (36–48 Bowden St, Castlemaine, Vic, AU) on 29 August 2015, 8:30pm. Ticket is $35/$30 (add $40 for dinner at 7:00pm). Book your tickets now!
cargoART’s Gig Review: The ishs/Allen Project—The Paris Cat Jazz Club, Melbourne (1 July 2015)
Sharni White of the cargoART Magazine has written a glowing review of our show at Paris Cat on 1 July 2015:
The ishs/Allen Project has the ability to bring new listeners into the world of jazz and unite them with veteran lovers.
Luxor Lounge (124 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Vic, AU) presents The ishs/Allen Project. 24 July 2015, 8pm–11pm. Free entry.
Here is what Barry Ponchard (3WBC 94.1FM Melbourne) thinks about our debut album.
After a sold-out album launch show, The ishs/Allen Project is returning to the Paris Cat Jazz Club (6 Goldie Pl, Melbourne CBD, AU), 1 July, 8pm–11pm. Ticket: $15 (regular)/$10 concession. Book your ticket now!
And this show is yet another sellout!
Australian jazz legend Bob Sedergreen gave a masterclass right after The ishs/Allen Project’s first set at the 2015 Castlemaine Jazz Festival, and he said about the group:
The excellent band I just heard …
The ishs/Allen Project ready to play at the 2015 Castlemaine Jazz Festival.
Current TiAP line up:
ade ishs (2nd R): piano, glockenspiel, melodica, voice
Chelsea Allen (2nd L): drums, cajon, voice
Paul Bonnington (1st R): acoustic and electric basses
Ee Shan Pang (M): trumpet, flugelhorn, voice
Ben Nieuwkerk (1st L): tenor and alto saxophones, flute, clarinet
Photo by Philip Chan.
ade and Chelsea playing their composition Guildford Lane. Live at Farouk’s Olive, 22 May 2015.
ade ishs (piano) & Chelsea Allen (drums) with Paul Bonnington (acoustic bass), Ee Shan Pang (trumpet and flugelhorn) & Ben Nieuwkirk (saxophones, flute, and clarinet)
The ishs/Allen Project will take part at the 2015 Castlemaine Jazz Festival, 6–7 June 2015. Book your ticket!
We are expanding into a 5-piece line up! And we will have our first gig as this ensemble on Friday, 22 May 2015, 8pm–11pm at Farouk’s Olive, 711 High St, Thornbury, Vic, Australia. Entry fee: $5.
We will have our last gig as a quartet showcasing our debut album before premiering as a 5-piece ensemble. It will be on Sunday, 3 May 2015, 5pm–7pm at Open Studio, 204 High St, Northcote, Vic, Australia. Entry by donation.
“The ishs/Allen Project” Album Launch Review on BUSET
BUSET, an Indonesian magazine published in Australia, has published a gig review and interview. If you can read Indonesian, check it out.
89.7 Eastside FM Sydney — The New Thing Feature
Our debut album was featured in the 6 April 2015 episode of The New Thing by Sammy Al on 89.7 Eastside FM, Sydney, Australia. He said about the album:
It’s a cracking album, that one. It’s called The ishs/Allen Project, a self-titled release from The ishs/Allen Project, and pretty much one of my favourite independent jazz releases that’s come out for some time. Really, really great energy to the whole of that one.
“The ishs/Allen Project” Album Review on Tom Tom
Tom Tom (USA) has published a review on the album. The nice review is written by Lola Johnson:
Both band leaders, pianist ade ishs and drummer Chelsea Allen, hailing from Melbourne, Australia, are very accomplished players, honing their techniques of their principle instruments through this contemporary/traditional jazz-fueled collaboration.`
“The ishs/Allen Project” Album Review on Jazzwise
Michael Prescott has written some nice words about our debut album. His review has been published by Jazzwise (UK).
… the Project have produced something not very common in jazz, an album that reeks of a positive vibe, very uplifting, almost joyful.