Saturday 14 October

Mister Ott

BOOK NOW$20 online (+ booking fee) or $20 at the door

Fronted by acclaimed saxophonist Matthew Ottignon, Sydney outfit Mister Ott exhibits a strong ‘Ethiojazz’ influence as cultivated by musicians like Mulatu Astatke and Getatchew Mekurya.

infectious rhythms which range from Mulatu-esque stompers to uptempo afro-beat shakers. – Mos Eisley Blog (Germany)

Inspired by an Ethiopian tour he undertook with Dereb (‘The Ambassador’) Desalegn, Ottignon’s band marries mesmerising eastern sounds and hypnotic dance grooves with groove-heavy funk.

The musicianship on Single Shot is utterly flawless. – BMA Magazine

The band’s first album ‘Drop It Like It’s Ott’ - a high caliber instrumental record that crosses world music with jazz, funk and Ethiopian music - was released in April 2015 and it’s follow up ‘Single Shot’ was released late 2016 receiving many favourable reviews in the press both here in Australia and internationally.

Positive, buoyant, Single Shot slides easily from Mulatu Astatke inspired Ethiopian Jazz through the relentlessly compulsive Afro-futurism of Head Hunters/Sunlight period Herbie Hancock. – Echoes and Dust (UK)

Matthew Ottignon -sax
Ellen Kirkwood - trumpet
Daniel Pliner - keys
Ben Panucci - guitar
Dave Symes - bass
Carlos Adura - drums

Matthew Ottignon

Check out Mister Ott

BOOK NOW$20 online (+ booking fee) or $20 at the door

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Venue 505

280 Cleveland Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010

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Shows end approx. 11-11.30pm

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