The fascination began with Jaco Pastorius' Portrait Of Tracy, then Victor Wooten's unique techniques, onto Jeff Berlin's arrangement of Tears In Heaven. These influences and more led Sean down the path of solo bass. He now performs and composes original works that capture the true beauty of the instrument and all its possibilities. You can listen to his music here and buy original scores and exercises here.
Sounds like the first born child of Fleet Foxes & Crowded House married Local Natives, then had an illegitimate son with James Vincent McMorrow’s daughter Ben Howard whom went on to work in Bon Iver’s fine dining restaurant that was later accused of food-poisoning The Temper Trap.
From the reflective musings of Fraser Henry, Melbourne indie folk act The Peeks have quickly found momentum with the release of their debut album GROW UP/GROW DOWN. With the album’s first single, Don’t Tell Your Mama (ft. Anabelle Kay), grabbing spins on 774 ABC, Double J & community radio stations across the country, Henry Wagons named The Peeks as one of his "favourite homegrown artists on unearthed.”
Sean Connolly Quartet
The Sean Connolly Quartet hail from Melbourne and are proud VCA graduates who are superbly taking Jazz and smoothly fusing it with their aussie indie and folk musically influenced roots. As a part of the up and coming Australian Jazz scene, Sean Connolly Quartet can be caught out at late nights in renowned Melbourne establishments such as Uptown Jazz Café and Cross St presented by Lebowskis.
The Quartet is completed by Bianca Kyriacou (Vocals), Maximilian West (Guitar) and Sean Newell (Drums), all of whom are thoroughbred contemporary music performers.
The Laments His Loyal Queen, 2009
The Whaddup Gangsters "In The Midst Of The War," 2011
Williamstown High School Stage Band: 2009, 2011
Fun Fact: Sean's first band was called Planet Existence.