Ivan Rosa

Ivan Rosa has been active in the Melbourne jazz scene for over 15 years. His
solid time keeping and inventive soloing make him a popular studio and
on-stage sideman.

Ivan Rosa has been active in the Melbourne jazz scene for over 15 years. His solid time keeping and inventive soloing make him a popular studio and on-stage sideman. A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, Ivan has shared the stage with Bob Sedergreen, Barry Duggan, Alan Lee, Gil Askey, Lachlan Davidson, Sonja Horbelt, Andrea Keller, Maria Mercedes, Tania Doko, Anthony Costanzo and Bob Downe.

As well playing many long term residencies around Melbourne (including the Sofatel and Grand Hyatt), Ivan has also performed at Bennett's Lane, Manchester Lane, Chapel Off Chapel, Montsalvat and as part of Melbourne's Umbria Jazz Festival. Ivan is an inspiring and dedicated educator and ensemble director, working in both the private and state school systems.

Performing as The Alan Lee/Jo Abbott Jazz Quartet

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Music Of John Lewis

Performer: Bass

John Lewis' music combines romantic and classical, blues and jazz. These pieces were originally written for the Modern Jazz Quartet, and here they live on, freshly interpreted by Alan Lee (vibraharp), Jo Abbott (piano), Ivan Rosa (bass) and Ben Hendry (drums).