Poul Grage freelances as a percussionist for jazz and folk groups appearing in venues across eastern Australia, including Jugularity, the Kostas Tsicaderis Ensemble (as featured on SBS Television) and Xristina.
Poul Grage is an honours Graduate from the Victorian College of the Arts and currently works as a music teacher.
In addition to performing with the Jenny Game Ensemble, Poul featured in the exciting percussion trio Talking Drums (Moomba, Melbourne International Comedy Festival) for which he arranged and composed. He also performs with Amanda Pettman in an improvising duo and is assistant leader of the batucada group Tumbarumba (Brazilian Samba - featured in major events and festivals including the 1998 AFL Grand Final, Melbourne Festival and Moomba).
Poul freelances as a percussionist for jazz and folk groups appearing in venues and festivals across eastern Australia, including Jugularity, the Kostas Tsicaderis Ensemble (featured on SBS television's Beating the Drum) and Xristina. He also collaborates in dance and theatre productions: Flunk (1997 Melbourne Fringe Best Short Work) and Maelstrom (Adelaide Fringe 1996) with Swack and Kwaheri Africa (LaMama 1995) with Tee O'Neil.
Performing as Jenny Game Ensemble
The Jenny Game Ensemble provides an opportunity for musicians from a variety of backgrounds to collaborate. In addition to jazz, the musicians involved work in classical, improvised, folk, popular and experimental musical styles.
Featuring an impressive lineup of musicians, including the ARIA-winning pianist, Andrea Keller, guitarist Steve Magnusson and percussionist extraordinaire, Peter Neville, Jacinta's Song is the new CD from multi-saxophonist / composer Jenny Game-Lopata.