Au Revoir

After a good, long run, we, The ishs/Allen Project, have disbanded.

Thank you for your support for the past five years and a bit. We hope you will keep enjoying our music.

Also special thanks to all the musicians that have been part of this band, both permanent members and deps. Very special shout-outs to Paul Bonnington and Ee Shan Pang for having been part of the whole journey from A to Z. Ben Nieuwkerk also deserves a very, special mention for playing for a long time with us. Our very good friend Jon Magill has also shared the stage with us in addition to lending his gear. Very special thanks to Lachlan Davidson for recording with us. Special thanks to past deps, Corey Hall, Brae Grimes, and Matthew Charles.

Stories Under the Sky Album Review on Loudmouth

Mandy Stefanakis has been moved by Stories Under the Sky and she reviews it on Loudmouth: “But there are only a few albums that I want on constant replay, because, like all best friends, they know when to act like a caffeine fix or, alternatively, transport me out of the traffic melee. Stories Under the Sky is one of those albums and falls into the latter category.”

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Chelsea Deeley (89.7 Eastside FM Sydney)

Stories Under the Sky was the first featured album on the 28 August 2017 episode of The New Thing on 89.7 Eastside FM Sydney. Chelsea Deeley dug the album!

A really beautiful independent release from those Melbourne guys. … It’s beautifully recorded, has a really beautiful pace, and awesome compositions, too. … follow their journey, cause it’s gonna be a really awesome one, particularly with these talented musicians at the forefront.

Ann Bolton (94.9 Main FM Castlemaine)

Ann Bolton and Ken Turnbull host the Jazz Life programme on 94.9 Main FM Castlemaine. In the 7 August 2017 episode, Ann said:

This is the very talented group of contemporary Melbourne jazz musicians led by ade ishs on keyboard and Chelsea Allen on drums, supported by long-term members bassist Paul Bonnington and trumpeter Ee Shan Pang. … Tonight I’m going to play a gorgeous piece that I’ve quite gone mad about. It’s called Rainy Day. … I can’t get it out of my head.