VCA graduate Glenn Cannon, is a master guitarist and a seasoned international performer. Jessica Paige has a swag full of national and international awards for her songwriting and performance skills including an APRA award and a JB (John Butler) Seed Award.
Their duo was conceived after Glenn happened upon Jessica Paige playing at a cosy bar in Bourke Street and, having a keen radar for top-notch musicians, she invited him up to jam with her. They made such beautiful music together and realized they had something rare and special and so their jazz guitar duo was born.
Glenn has played all over Australia and South East Asia, has made numerous television appearances as a session guitarist (including Channel 7's Good Friday Appeal, Channel 9's Starstruck and Carols by Candlelight, and Channel 10's GMA). He has backed Vanessa Amorosi, Danni Minogue, Kate Ceberano, Ross Wilson, Rhonda Burchmore and Wilbur Wilde. He also was a National Jazz Awards finalist and has played at many prestigious festivals, including The Melbourne International Jazz Festival, The Electric Jazz Festival and the Wangaratta Jazz Festival. He has conducted improvisation workshops in Asia and recently returned from Paris where he worked as a freelance jazz guitarist.
Jessica is also a festival performer, and has performed at The St Kilda Festival (2007/2008), The Ranges Festival, The Sustainable Living Festival, The International Guitar Festival and many more.
What people say:
“Jess was absolutely sensational and helped make it the best day of our lives.” Steve & Kate O'Farrell Wedding, December 2007.
“One of the most heavenly voices we have heard ..and gorgeous lyrics to match. Don’t miss her.” The Music Network.
“Beautiful and captivating, sung with passion and utter conviction. Totally enchanting .” Live Guide, Sydney