Livin’ on a Prayer cover by Joel Spence & Caleb Garfinkel
Supporting Daryl Braithwaite, 12th October 2012.
Guitar quartet arranged for Kerang Jefferson Quartet.
Arranged, performed and recorded by Caleb Garfinkel.
Caleb is playing bass and guitar in the Australian premiere of In The Heights. 3 weeks only February 20 – March 8
Ongoing: Improvised Comedy Show at Butterfly Club, Melbourne.
The Big Hoo-Haa
Improvised Comedy Show
Butterfly Club, 8pm Fridays
Role: Improvised music soundtracks and atmosphere, DJ and voiceover
Midsumma 2015, Melba Spiegeltent (MD).
Cabaret variety show, featuring 4 piece band, backing and feature singers and jazz sextet.
Masters Recital – November 27th 2013, Paris Cat Melbourne
Caleb Garfinkel – Guitar, Laptop
Zac Watzon – Bass
Nathan Power – Drums
Music Review: Camille O’Sullivan – Changeling
22nd January, 2015
Arts Centre, Fairfax Studio
Music Review: All I Do Is Dream – An Octet Tribute to Duke Ellington
Thursday 8th January, 2015 – The Paris Cat
Saturday 10th January, 2015 – The Wesley Anne
Music Review: Tycho with Rat and Co
8th January, 2014
The HiFi, Melbourne
By John Williams, Arranged by Caleb Garfinkel,
with Stephen Rando, Luke Anticevic, Daniel Muscat, Matthew Erikson, Stephen Hornby, Gordon Graham
Theme from Schindler’s List. Composed by John Williams (composer), arranged John Williams (guitarist).
Us & Let It Go written and illustrated by Michael Leunig. Music composed by Gyan
Performed & Arranged by Caleb Garfinkel & Joel Spence, for Michael Leunig In Conversation at Rotunda, Victoria University, 2012.
Interview with head chef of Girl With the Gris Gris (Ding Dong), Chris Weysham
Melbourne Album Series presents a one-off performance of Damien Rice’s 2003 album O.
Featuring 5 piece band, string quartet and vocals from Caleb Garfinkel, Georga Byrne & Diana Emry.
Upcoming and past events and shows, both that Caleb has been involved in and Musical Directed.
Two soundscapes of a hospital Emergency Room and Intensive Care Unit.
Produced for the Alfred Hospital, VIC for the Prevention of Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma program (P.A.R.T.Y.).
Ongoing bands and musical projects Caleb is currently performing as part of or curating.
Music Review: Augie March
31st October 2014
Photos by Jaz Meadows Imagery
Augie March – Haven’s Dumb.
Released through Dark Satanic / Caroline
Free Collective/Mixtape album from an exciting up-and-coming hip hop star.
Caleb played guitar on 9 of the 16 tracks, and the album is available for free download.
Contemporary electric guitar quartet, curated by Kera Jeffery. Repertoire includes film scores, electronica, and original compositions.
In-house musical director for cabaret venue, production house and creative hub, and occasional menagerie.
Music Review: Tuba Skinny
October 17th, 2014
Melbourne Festival – Foxtel Festival Hub
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Music Review: Thirsty Merc – 10 Year Anniversary Tour
October 9th, 2014
A melting pot of music, comedy, theatre and cabaret curated by Matthew Grant and Caleb Garfinkel (MD).
Music Review: Through the Looping Glass by Helen Bower
October 1st, 2014
Feat Theatre, Preston
2014 Melbourne Fringe Festival
Featuring compositions by: Max Perryment (UK), Grace Hugh Robbins (NSW), Charles MacInnes (VIC), Ade Vincent (VIC)
Instrumental guitar renditions, as background or feature performance. Classical, jazz, folk, acoustic and more.
Music Review: Jennifer Kingwell – The Ninth Wave
September 20th, 2014
The Lithuanian Club
2014 Melbourne Fringe Festival
Music Review: Pop Will Eat Itself
September 7th, 2014
The Hi-Fi Bar, Melbourne
CD Review: Nonpoint – The Return
Razor & Tie, US
Metal Blade Records, International
EP Review: Clockwise – Dancing World
Released through ABC/Universal
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Soundtrack to The Theme From
72 Hour Film Festival, 2011
Director: John Erasmus; Writer: Paul Knox; Producer: Wallis Murphy-Munn
Student Orchestra Arrangement for Sunbury Downs Secondary College performance of Disney’s Aladdin Jr.
Composition and Musical Direction for children’s puppet show, produced by The Puppet Box, 2011.
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Folk, Pop, Rock
With Steven Cannatelli (bass), Jaz Meadows (drums), Yanina Oliver (voice, credited as Yanina Paccioco), Finn O’Sullivan (piano) and Dean Riffatt (didgeridoo)