Prophets – Artplay Workshop 2014

Prophets workshop for Artplay, as part of the 2014 Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

Workshop consisted of mask-making, instrument-building, collective improvisation and spontaneous composition.

Thanks to everyone involved! The kids, the parents, Artplay, City of Melbourne, The Melbourne International Jazz Festival and the rainy weather!

For more info, visit –

http://www.prophetsband.com
http://www.ahpuchrecords.com.au

Filmed & colour graded by Iain Bonner
Edited by Lochie Bradfield

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Prophets at Conduit Wed 27th Jan

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An evening of live sound-play and stylefree groovy wonderment!

from 8pm – Prophets on the streets

9.30pm – Mohini-Holmes/Myburgh/McNab
Shani Mohini-Holmes – vocals, kinetic gestures
Josten Myburgh – no-input mixer, laptop
Michael McNab – percussion, feedback, radio

Conduit Arts
83 Brunswick St, Fitzroy
$10

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Two gigs in Sydney this week – Tues & Wed

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Tues Nov 24th
Foundry 616: 616 Harris St, Ultimo NSW

8pm – Dave de Vries Quartet
9:30pm – Prophets
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$15/10 (jazzgroove members)

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Wed 25th 7pm
Life Groove Cafe
325b Parramatta Rd, Leichardt NSW
Ghost Hobo & Prophets
$5 donation

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MR OWL – BB+CAM

Dear Everyone,

We present to you the long-awaited video clip for BB+CAM’s single Mr Owl!!

We are also excited to announce that we have MR OWL CUSHIONS FOR SALE! Visit the $hop! Just email us with any enquiries.

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OUT OF YA HEAD

…Prophets kicking off this evening  Friday 28th August in Marrickville, Sydney…

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More photos from Freedman Awards!

Just received some new photos from our Opera House concert!! See our photo page for more… 2015 Galuwa

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Photos from Freedman Concert

Thanks to everyone who supported us at the Freedman Fellowship concert in Sydney the other night. Birdbrain didn’t walk away with the prize but we feel that we are still WINNERS! Here are some photos from the night, courtesy of ABC Jazz. More to come soon….

xxx

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PROPHETS performing at FREEDMAN JAZZ AWARD

Birdbrain of Prophets has been selected as a finalist for the Freedman Jazz Fellowship 2015. Prophets will be with him on stage at the Sydney Opera House Studio this coming Monday, July 20th! For details or to buy tickets go here!

BIRDBRAIN on set at Mr Owl video shoot

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Prophets at Grant St, Saturday July 5th

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Signalling the sign off for the Grant Street first season is a night of masks, music, movement and performance featuring Carolyn Connors, Sounds Like Movement, Prophets and Friends (Syd/Melb) and BB + Cam (Syd).

Saturday July 5th
Grant Street Theatre, Grant Street, Southbank (part of VCA, Melbourne University)
$15, $5 for VCA students
7.30pm – late
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Prophets and Friends plus:
**Carolyn Connors – extreme vocals, piano/accordian
**BB + CAM – two talented artists from Sydney. Producer, beat maker, multi-instrumentalist BirdBrain (aka P Major) and multi-instrumentalist and multi-lingual singer Ctrl+Alt+Man. Their music is for the enjoyment of all, young, old and very young, owls, cats, Japanese folks etc
**Sounds Like Movement – Musician Dale Gorfinkel and dancer Peter Fraser

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Sunday School June 1st, Prophets at Public Bar

Sunday June 1st, 4.30pm.

The Public Bar, North Melbourne
(Across From the Queen Vic Markets) 238 Victoria St, North Melbourne

Featuring:

Prophets (Syd/Mel) – vibrant masked troupe
The Hackkets – much loved local band
Bassidi Kone (Mali) – West African star
SK Simeon – local dancehall star

Free Entry!

Link: Sunday School
SUNDAY ARVO’S AT The Public Bar

 

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**Prophets – a special gig with members of both the Sydney and Melbourne franchise

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**The Hackkets: Proudly hailing from Melbourne’s West, The Hackkets are a band made up of members with and without disability, brought together more than 10 years ago as part of Footscray Community Arts Centre’s ArtLife program and still going strong! The band originally focussed on covers, immersing themselves in the kind of universal classic hits Rock and Roll that wins over even the most hardened in-car sing-along scrooge, but since 2011 have channelled their love of such classics into their own reinvented AM radio fan-fiction.

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** Bassidi Kone a renowned virtuoso musician from Mali, West Africa. He is the leader of Group Bwazan and Kone Express and performs with the stars of Malian music including Bassekou Kouyate, Mah Kouyate No.1. Bassidi will present a solo performance with songs accompanied by balafon, a West African xylophone.

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** SK Simeon – SK has been performing in Melbourne reggae dancehall scene since early 2011 with his singjay vocal delivery and mixture of comedic tone with conscious lyrics. SK Simeon sings and toasts in english and luganda and focuses on a style of singing called waterhouse. He has played at all reggae/dancehall and dub venues including I love Dancehall and More Fire, Heartical Sound System just to name a couple.

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