InkBits & Jazida present: Music and Mayhem
Jazida and InkBits will perform solo and together as part of The Undresden Dolls with MC Tammy Paks, drummer Mark Levers, bassit Stephen Harden and special interstate guest, electronic loop cellist, Tarsier (from Melbourne)
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS
TARSIER (from Melbourne)
Tarsier, is a conjuror, orchestrating beautiful ambient soundscapes in which time stands still… Usually based in Melbourne, she is coming to Canberra and will grace the stage armed with just a cello and experimental technology. Bask in the unique spectrum of sounds she draws from her instrument building layer upon layer into ethereal moments in time.
Our MC for the evening is drag princess, entertainer, hostess, singer and light actress... She’ll guide you through the evening and entertain you with her parodies and razor sharp wit while walking the line between hilarity and crudity.
InkBits, renowned mischief maker and gender bender, is known for her brand of punk cabaret, je ne sais quoi and killer voice… A sheer treat for all the senses, InkBits will leave you begging for more. Her bubbly charm will draw you directly to her soul, as her theatrics will make you think and feel.
Jazida performs with joyous abandon and is the winner of Miss Burlesque ACT 2016, Baby Bombshells 2016 and Burlesque Idol Canberra 2015. She is known for her stage presence and cheeky performance style which have taken her across the country to perform throughout Australia. This ferociously fiery firecracker will be be hitting the stage with some fun choreographies and will also accompany our songstresses on the piano
Stephen is a multi-instrumentalist musician who has been in the music industry for 30 year. He has toured and recorded with many bands - recording 3 full length albums of original music.
Mark is a native Canberran musician with many years of experience in different fields of music. Starting professional work at the age of fifteen playing for small cafes and restaurants, his list of credits extends to include Orchestral work (CSO), Musical Theatre (Jazz Garters, Les Miserables, Grease and more) Jazz ensembles (Mark Levers trio, Conjunto Restante and more), Reggae (Agency Dub Collective), Afro Cuban/Funk Fusion (Funkytrop), Trad Jazz (Moochers Inc), Percussion ensembles (Gary France), Pop music (Hester Fraser, Michael Liu) Soul (Bandalay), Cover bands and Blues artists (Dead Sea Rollers, Jenny Sawyer), Indie rock (My Sisters Gramaphone, Winter Skyline), Workshops (YMS summer camp 2015) in local and interstate venues. Internationally Mark has performed in Cuba with various artists and toured China in 2014 with Adelaide band PlanB. Having also studied in Jazz Drumming at the ANU, Mark regularly works around town as a drummer for hire. His drumming style reflects a sense sensitivity mixed with adventurous creativity.