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“I Give Thanks”, live at The Ellington Jazz Club

I Give Thanks” (from the album The Second City), performed live at The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth in October 2015. Filmed by Mark Turner.

“Yin”, live at The Ellington Jazz Club

Yin” (from my self-titled debut album), performed live at The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth in October 2015. Keys solo by Ben Matthews; filmed by Mark Turner.

“Under One Sun”, live at The Ellington Jazz Club

Under One Sun” (from the album The Second City), performed live at The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth in October 2015. Guitar solo by Dom Barrett; filmed by Mark Turner.

Community News articles in October

There was some great press coverage from Community Newspapers in Perth, in the lead up to my gig at The Ellington Jazz Club on 18 October. You can check out two different articles that their various papers ran below.

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SHE’S supported music stars such as Michael Bolton and Anthony Callea, performed for crowds internationally and fronted a five piece band.

Now after the success of a busy year touring, neo-soul songstress Shameem Taheri-Lee is returning to Perth this month to bring the sounds of her latest album to the Ellington Jazz Club.

The Victoria Park resident’s sophomore album The Second City boasts 15 tracks with lyrics touching on thought-provoking themes, including prejudice, broken trust and gratitude in the face of difficulties.

“Music is a very powerful medium which can be used to communicate positive ideas and messages,” Taheri-Lee said.
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Ellington gig October 2015

Here are some snaps from my recent gig at The Ellington Jazz Club… first, the pro shots from the footage taken by Mark Turner… (hover your mouse over the photo below to see the arrow to flick through the rest)

Ellington October 2015

And secondly, the up-close bootleg photos from an audience member. Thank you so much Lindi for taking these photos and allowing me to share them!

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TV appearance: Destination WA features The Ellington Jazz Club

I was on TV! Channel 9 show Destination WA did a story on The Ellington Jazz Club, and I got to do a little interview with them, seeing as they were shooting my gig at The Ellington. It’s a really nice piece on a great live music venue!

Live review by The First Fat Girl in Paris

Very stoked about this glowing review of recent my solo performance at Song Lounge from Perth blogger Kate Juliana on her blog The First Fat Girl in Paris. I’m especially chuffed by her comments, as she’s a (former) classically trained orchestral bassoonist! “It has taken me over twelve hours to recover from the ‘WOW’ of Shameem’s performance last night at the Ellington. This is why.”

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Beautiful Soul launch at The Ellington

I really like this awesome snap taken by Tonny, who was in the audience at our show when we launched the single “Beautiful Soul” at The Ellington Jazz Club. The photo really shows off the awesome dress made by Ayesha Parsons of Decisively Ambiguous and the graffiti design by Aggie Ampersand. Thanks Tonny for the photo!

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The Ellington: my home turf

Here are some snaps from our recent show at our favourite Perth venue, The Ellington Jazz Club. I must say, I do think that it’s the best show we’ve ever performed there… the band was really vibing that night, and the audience response was just amazing. I’m glad that a couple of attendees took some snaps to save the memories! [pe2-gallery album=”http://picasaweb.google.com/data/feed/base/user/118294268219415625349/albumid/6009529768042338401?alt=rss&hl=en_US&kind=photo” ]