JAMES MULLER & JAZZGROOVE MOTHERSHIP ORCHESTRA
One of Australia’s most celebrated musicians, guitarist James Muller teams up with Australia’s leading jazz orchestra for an exciting new project.
Further affirming it's artistic mission, the Sydney-based 'Mothership' is delivering a sensational new program that promotes new Australian music played by cutting edge Australian musicians in collaboration with one of the worlds leading arrangers, Florian Ross.
Since its inception in 2003, ARIA nominated Mothership Orchestra has gained a reputation as one of the worlds most exciting and innovative independent jazz orchestras. Comprising seventeen members playing 5 saxophones, five trumpets, four trombones, guitar, piano, bass and drums, the Mothership represents many of Australia's finest young improvisers and beams our a supernova of energy and sound.
Guitarist James Muller is one of the most exciting and innovative musicians on the Australian music scene today. His distinctive sound, coupled with masterful improvisation and breathtaking virtuosity, was initially inspired by the rock guitar legends of the sixties & seventies, until the harmonic complexities of jazz caught his ear.
Join us for an exciting night of jazz, improvisation and Big Band sounds that will take you to new emotional heights.
"I really love James Muller. He's a great guitar player" - Allan Holdsworth
"James has it all..I love his playing." - John Scofield
"James Muller is a mountain of guitar virtuosity...All the things that are the most effective in jazz, rock, blues and country guitar emerge naturally at the right time, in the right place and it can give the listener shivers" - John Clare (Sydney Morning Herald)
"MEMORABLE MUSIC, BOLD ARRANGEMENTS...AND A BEVY OF PLAYERS WHO ALL DESERVE TO BE HEARD BEYOND THE CONFINES OF AUSTRALASIA" - ALLABOUTJAZZ.COM(USA)
General Admission ticket buyers have an added option of purchasing The Basement's Plate & Glass deal on the following booking page.
The Plate & Glass meal includes one meal option with one glass of selected wine which will be made available at the Green Room Bar from the time doors open through to 10:30pm.
Plate and Glass meal and wine options are listed on the following booking page.
Dinner & Show tickets include entry, seating and 2 course meal.
Dinner & Show tickets are only available via Moshtix.
Some Dinner & Show Bookings may be on a shared table. Please let us know at the time of the booking as a special request should you prefer not to share, and subject to availability we'll do our best to accommodate your request. Note it is not possible to join ticket holders together across ticket groups (meaning A Reserve ticket holders cannot sit with B Reserve etc).
Standard and Premium Beverage Packages are available by exclusive table service to Dinner & Show Ticket Holders for 3 hours from Doors. Beverage packages are available for purchase on the following booking page. *RSA and conditions apply
DOORS OPEN AT 6.30PM
MUSIC STARTS AFTER DINNER SERVICE, AROUND 8.00PM
SET TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FROM SHOW TO SHOW
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
When General Admission Ticket sales have closed on the day of the show they may still be available at the door on the night.
All patrons must be over the age of 18
Once purchased tickets are non-refundable & non-transferable
(applies to both Standing and Dinner sales)
Please ensure you bring photo ID as proof of age
A booking fee applies to all advance tickets. (All quoted prices include tax).
Dress is Smart/Casual at Manager's discretion. No thongs.
The Basement has very limited accessibility for patrons with disabilities, however please contact the venue to ensure there is adequate availability for you to enjoy the show comfortably and they can advise on the recommended seating options.
RESTAURANT (GREEN ROOM BAR)
RESTAURANT HOURS ARE DEPENDENT ON SHOW
Please call The Basement to confirm opening times - (02) 9251 2797
SEATING MAP FOR DINNER & SHOW BOOKINGS
Please Note: tables cannot be joined together. Please ensure everyone you intend to seat at your table is included in your booking to avoid being seated separately. Unfortunately, Dinner & Show bookings are for a minimum of 2 people.
Specific table reservation is not available for this performance. It is the venue's decision as to which table you will be allocated. Whilst the venue would love to give everyone their preferred seats, it is not always possible. We ask that you respect this decision and enjoy the performance.