Vanessa Perica Orchestra

Love is a Temporary Madness (Self released)

Vanessa Perica is a composer and arranger based in Melbourne, Australia. Originally hailing from Perth, Vanessa majored in Jazz Composition and Arranging at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts Upon completion of her Bachelor degree in 2003, she was awarded the prestigious Bob Wyllie Scholarship for ‘most outstanding graduating jazz student’. Other recipients include Mat Jodrell, Linda May Han Oh and Troy Roberts.

Recent career highlights include performances at the Perth and Sydney Con International Jazz Festivals, and placing as a finalist in the 2018 Anonimus Big Band International Composition Competition held in Buenos Aires.

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Vanessa Perica - composer, arranger, conductor

Carl Mackey - alto & soprano saxophone
Bernard Alexander - alto saxophone
Jamie Oehlers - tenor saxophone
Julien Wilson - tenor saxophone
Phil Noy - baritone saxophone

Mat Jodrell - trumpet
Daniel Beasy - trumpet, flugelhorn
Ross Irwin - trumpet, flugelhorn
Paul Williamson - trumpet, flugelhorn

Jordan Murray - trombone
Nick Mulder - trombone
Will Pethick - trombone
Joe O’Callaghan - bass trombone

Andrea Keller - piano
Theo Carbo - guitar
Sam Anning - bass
Ben Vanderwal - drums

Track Listing

  1. Spaccanapoli
  2. Dance of the Zinfandels
  3. Woody's Lament
  4. Saint Lazare
  5. Love is a Temporary Madness
  6. Scar for Charlie
  7. Rebrahmanization

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