top of page

Fri, 25 Aug


Claire's Kitchen at le Salon

STEVE BRIEN at Claire's petit cabaret

Songs, Anecdotes and Insights from a life in jazz…

Registration is Closed
See other events
STEVE BRIEN at Claire's petit cabaret
STEVE BRIEN at Claire's petit cabaret

Time & Location

25 Aug 2023, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Claire's Kitchen at le Salon, 35 Oxford St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia

About the event

3 courses from our a la carte menu and a fourty minute show in 2 live sets  $120 p/p

Arrival 6pm sharp

Songs, Anecdotes and Insights from a life in jazz… Steve plays, scats and croons his way through the Great American Songbook highlighting the great composers and interpreters of the music, giving canny insights and observations on the evolution and style of Jazz, from Bebop to Broadway… 

 Bio Jazz guitarist Steve Brien grew up in Sydney Australia. Getting involved with jazz groups in the late 70’s, he soon established himself on the scene playing with local jazz musicians such as Dale Barlow, James Morrison and Don Burrows. In 1985 Steve won an overseas study grant ( the Don Banks Memorial Fellowship)and went to New York City where he spent two years doing some part time study with guitarists Jack Wilkins and John Scofield and playing with many New York musicians. In 1987 Steve returned to Australia and went on the road with the James Morrison Quintet, travelling extensively throughout Australasia and Europe. In 1992 Steve moved with his family to Connecticut and became established on the Connecticut jazz scene playing with many local and New York jazz musicians, such as: John Mastrioanni, Nicole Pasternak, Ralph Lalama, Ali Ryerson, Giacomo Gates and Joyce Di Camillo.In 1998 Steve was offered a position on the jazz faculty of the NSW Conservatorium of Music and so moved back to Sydney to take the job.In 2005 Steve received a masters degree in Jazz Performance and in 2023, celebrated 25 years in the Jazz Guitar Chair at NSW Conservatorium of music. Through the 2000’s, as well as teaching, Steve kept a busy gig schedule with players and entertainers such as: Dale Barlow, Tom Burlinson, The Sydney Jazz Trio, Errol Buddle, Col Nolan, Di Bird, Dorian Mode, as well as international touring acts: bebop vocalist Giacomo Gates, Vocalist Bruce Brown,Jazz organ player Tony Monaco and US Tenor player Eric Alexander.


  • Dinner and Show

    Including Booking Fee

    Sale ended



Share this event

bottom of page