The Con Artists - Stephen Newcomb
The acclaimed Queensland Conservatorium flagship jazz ensemble the Con Artists showcase Brisbane’s emerging jazz talent in this 18 piece big band formed by the illustrious John Hoffman. Under the direction of Steve Newcomb since 2013, the Con Artists regularly perform new work by up and comping composers and arrangers. In 2014 they will document the creative development of their latest album as part of this digital showcase. This interview in the first in a series exploring the history of the band with Steve Newcomb and John Hoffman.