AFBA Christmas Cocktail
Monday, December 12, 2022
As the year draws to a close, we are pleased to invite AFBA members and their partners to our annual Christmas Cocktail on the 12th December 2022 at 6:30pm in the Ambassador's Residence at the Australian Embassy in Paris.
Under the patronage of H.E. Gillian Bird PSM,
Australian Ambassador to France and Honorary President of AFBA,
President of AFBA and CEO International of Keolis,
has the pleasure of inviting AFBA members and their partners to the
With a special performance by Australian-French jazz pianist Daniel Gassin
Monday, 12th December 2022
Residence of the Ambassador
4 rue Jean Rey, 75015 Paris
RSVP before the 5th December 2022
Please note that this event is exclusively for AFBA members and their partners.
Daniel Gassin I Pianist and Composer
Daniel Gassin is an Australian pianist and composer of Franco-American descent based in Paris.
Before relocating to France in 2013, Daniel garnered both local and international acclaim in his hometown of Melbourne, releasing three albums. He was a finalist in the Jazz Solo Piano Competition at the iconic Montreux Jazz Festival in 2007 and the Australian National Jazz Awards in 2013, and was nominated for the prestigious Freedman Fellowship in 2016.
Since his move to France, Daniel has added an international dimension to his career, as well as becoming an integral part of the Paris jazz scene. He became the first pianist to perform at Quincy Jones’ new club in Dubaï, and has toured widely, in particular across Europe and Africa.
Daniel’s new Crossover Band has performed at festivals in France, Ukraine and Romania, and in 2021 released its debut album ‘Change of Heart’.
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