All of the artists that have performed at Bennetts Lane.
“There are some pianists who dazzle with their touch and technique. There are others who knock you out with their restless creativity or erudition. Then there are those who seduce you by evoking emotions of vulnerability, joy and rage, playing as if they are telling you a story. What makes Joe Chindamo different is that he is one of the few who can integrate all these qualities.” Leon Gettler, The Age
Joe Chindamo, a Yamaha endorsed pianist, is an outstanding recording, composing and performing artist who regularly tops the jazz charts at home in Australia, New Zealand and Japan. In Europe his popularity is increasing following rave reviews from performances at major Italian jazz festivals. Although he has performed and recorded with great artists including Chick Corea, Ray Brown, James Morrison, Michael and Randy Brecker, Billy Cobham, Lee Konitz & Joe Lovano to name a few - his main vehicle for exploring jazz is his trio featuring Phil Rex & Danny Fischer.
"Amidst so much music, two pianists in particular have demonstrated their sublime talent (the programme is largely dedicated to jazz piano). The first is extremely well known to jazz fans, the American Brad Mehldau, and the second, practically unknown to our parts, is the Australian of Calabrian origin, Joe Chindamo." - Aldo Gianolio, L’UNITÀ Sunday 2 January 2005