ZAVOD IN DEPTH

ZAVOD COMPOSER - ZAVOD PERFORMER - ZAVOD MUSIC DIRECTOR
ZAVOD MUSIC EDUCATOR - ZAVOD AWARDS

ZAVOD COMPOSER

Orchestral works

1988

  • Concerto  Australiana ‘   Concerto for Piano, Jazz Rhythm Section and Orchestra
  • Australia Council commission for Australia Day Bicentennial celebrations  Sydney Opera House
  • Performed by Australian Youth Orchestra  with Zavod on piano David Jones drums Craig Scott bass
  • Televised live on A.B.C. following speech by H.R.H. Prince Charles.
  • C.D..available ‘Music for Australia Day’1988

1997

  • Concerto for Trumpet, Jazz trio and Orchestra
  • World Premiere Symphony Australia commission .   opened  Adelaide Symphony season Performed by the A.S.O. with soloist James Morrison and Zavod leading the Jazz trio John Morrison drums Natalie Morrison.bass

2001

  • Sydney Symphony Orchestra   Sydney Opera House  3 performances.1 Penrith.  Concerto for Trumpet, Jazz Trio and Orchestra.
  • ‘Meet the Music’ series.  Manuscript and CD studied by  Music students  at All High schools in N.S.W.  [Australian Composition Resource Kit]
  • National Broadcast A.B.C. Classic fm.
  • Also see N.S.W.Education Dept.and training. ‘H.S.C. Online
  • 2001’  Humanity United’  Concerto for Violin with Choir ,jazz trio and Orchestra written  for The Red Cross to commemorate the centenary of the presentation of the first Nobel Prize for Peace in 1901 to the founder of The Red Cross.
  • C.D.of Violin Concerto  presented to members of the United Nations  and the International Red Cross at ceremony in Geneva Switzerland November 2001.[U.N . recipient of 2001 Nobel Peace Prize]

2002

  • Munich Symphony Orchestra in Munich  Germany.  Concerto for Trumpet, Jazz Trio and Orchestra.  Morrison   soloist . Zavod  piano
  • 2002 Concerto for Trumpet, Jazz Trio and Symphony Orchestra.  Munich Radio Orchestra, Munich Germany.
  • World Premiere 2002 Concerto for Trombone ,Jazz Trio and Orchestra Australia council commission to be Performed by the Australian youth Orchestra. With James Morrison as soloist and Zavod piano
    Broadcast live throughout Europe.
  • Trombone concerto to be performed by The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
  • "Ballade For Annia" - Australian archive of Jewish music, Monash University.
  • 2002 "Youth Suite for Classical and Jazz Ensemble" - Commissioned by Wesley College Melbourne, Australia

2003

  • Guest conductor - The Greater Palm Beach Symphony, Palm Beach Florida.

Large ensemble works

  • ‘Le Promenade from the Autumn Rags Series. Commission by the Australian Youth Symphonic Band

Works for Pianoforte

  • 1980’ Cinders’ Jazz
  • 1980 ‘Circles’ Jazz
  • 1980’ Crystal mist’ Jazz
  • 1980’ At the Drop of a Bowler hat’ Jazz
  • 1980’ Flying Willow. ‘Jazz
  • 1986 ‘ Right hand man love  theme’
  • 1994’ Ballade for Annia ‘  Private commission Recorded Melba Hall Melbourne University
  • 2000’ Olympic Rhapsody’ Recorded and performed for the I.O.C[.at French Olympic Headquarters, Billich Gallery] Olympic games Sydney2000

Choral Works

  • 1989‘Rockin Along’  Australian Girls Choir commission

Feature Film Composer

  • 1985 ‘Death of a soldier’ [starring James Coburn]Aus. Soundtrack Filmtrax United Kingdom
  • 1986 ‘The Big Hurt’ Valhalla  AU.S.
  • 1986 ‘The Right Hand Man’ [starring Rupert Everett]U.A.A. AU.S.
  • 1987 ‘The Time Guardian’[starring Tom Burlinson][Hemdale AU.S
  • 1987 ‘The Howling III Bancannia U.S.A.
  • 1988 ‘Sebastian and the Sparrow[Dir. Scott Hicks ‘Shine’] Kino AUS
  • 1988 ‘Communion’ [Eric Clapton opening theme  ]U.S.A.
  • 1988 ‘Martians Go Home’[starring Randy Quaid]Ed Pressman Film U.S.A.
  • 1989 ‘A Sting In The Tail. AUS
  • 1990 ‘Garbo’.AUS.
  • 1991 ‘Full Fathom Five U.S.A.
  • 1991 ‘Hot Blooded American Woman[starring Christopher Plumber] CAN.
  • 1992 ‘Shotgun Wedding. AUS.
  • 1994 ‘Art Deco Detective  U.S.A.
  • 1996 ‘Back in Busines’. [starring The Bozz]Columbia Trystar Sony U.S.A
  • 1997 ‘Snide and Prejudice]Sony U.S.A.
  • 1997 ‘Justice’ AUS.
  • 1998 ‘Dead End’AUS.
 

Television.

  • 1980 T.V.I.D. [Arizona U.S.A].
  • 1987‘The Homeless’ [Documentary Open Channel]
  • 1987 ‘Made in Australia’ [Documentary Media Cast]
  • 1987 ‘Asian Broadcasting Union’ Pop song contest [ Special S.B.S.]
  • 1991 ‘Good Vibrations’[Seven network]
  • 1993 ‘Secrets’[A.B.C.]
  • 1994 ‘A Country Practice’ [Ten network]
  • 1996 ‘Adventures of the Bush Patrol’78x1/2 hr [Seven network]
  • 1997-8 ‘State Coroner’1&2 [Ten network]
  • 1998 ‘Li’l Elvis’[Childrens Television Foundation]
  • 2000 ‘Child Star’ Shirley Temple Story.[Disney-Village Roadshow].

Documentaries & Commercials

  •  T.V. I.D. [Arizona U.S.A.]
  •  ‘The Homeless’ [Open Channel]
  • ‘Made in Australia’[Media Cast]
  • A.B.U. Pop Song Contest [ Conductor Special S.B.S.]
  • Monsanto
  • Australia Day Special [A.B.C]
  • Gas & Fuel
  • Salvation Army
  • Cadbury’s
  • Erickson
  • Sigma
  • Martin Bright Steel
  • G.M.H. Commodore Series 11
  • Forest Industries
  • Dunlop
  • Skinny Milk
  • Nintendo
  • Amcal
  • Budget Eyewear
LiveTheatre Composer
  • 2001 The Hobbit J.RR. Tolkein
  • 2001 It’s A Dads Thing

Song Writer.

  • 1987‘Time Can’t Keep Us Apart’[ Singer Kate Ceberano] Asian Bradcasting Song Contest  Malaysia     Winner. Representing Australia.
  • 1987  This time I Know’[singer Angry Anderson]Film ‘Time Guardian’
  • 1998 L’il Elvis Australian Television Childrens Foundation
  • 2001 ‘Your Heart Holds the Answer’ JRR Tolkein The Hobbit’

ZAVOD PERFORMER

Keyboard player for

  • 1972 Glenn Miller Orchestra [world tour ]
  • 1973 Cab Calloway
  • 1974 Maynard Ferguson Big Band [world tour and recording.Chameleon CBS records]
  • 1975 Woody Herman Orchestra [world tour.]
  • 1976-82 Jean-Luc Ponty [3 world tours, 4 plat. Albumns,U.S.A.]
  • 1976 Billy Cobham band [life &times C.B.S.
  • 1979 George Benson
  • Gary Burton & Don Ellis
  • 1984 Frank Zappa [world tour]
  • Maurie Fields
  • Judith Durham
  • Kate Ceberano
  • Marina Pryor
  • Australian Pops Orchestra
  • Australian youth Orchestra
  • Sydney Symphony Orchestra
  • Melbourne Symphony orchestra
  • Australian girls choir
  • Victorian Government
  • Australian Tourism
  • Government House
  • National Gallery
  • Prime Ministers concert
  • Murdock Institute
  • M.S. Assos.
  • Spastic Children Society
  • Jewish Museum
  • Malcolm Sargent Cancer Fund
  • Dalai Lama
  • Fred Hollows
  • Wrigleys Mansion Club.Arizona
  • Crown Casino
  • Sheraton Bali
  • Longies Maui Hawaii
  •  The colony Pavilion Florida. 'A tribute to Gershwins America'
  • Concert hall Munich Germany - Piano - "Zavod Trumpet Concerto"
  • Concert hall Munich Germany - Piano - "Zavod Trombone Concerto"
  • Concert hall Munich Germany - Piano - "James Morrison Quartet"
  • Good Morning Australia - Piano- Music Director (MD)
  • Greater Palm Beach Symphony - "Carnival of the Animals"
  • Stonnington Symphony Melbourne  

ZAVOD  MUSIC DIRECTOR & ARRANGER

  • 1972     Cab Calloway  Bermuda M.D.
  • 1973     Hamilton Princess Bermuda .
  • 1974     Van Johnson Special U.S.A. M.D.
  • 1980 ‘Kiss Me Kate’ U.S.A Conductor
  • 1980 A.B.C. Showband AUS.
  • 1982 Tonight show  Johnny Carson.C.B.S. U.S.A .
  • 1987 Asian Broadcasting union Song contest  Malaysia
  • 1988 Melbourne Jazz Choir
  • 1988 Melbourne Youth Symphonic Band
  • 1991-3 Judith Durham [Seekers]
  • 1992 Judith Durham Music Event World Cup Cricket final.M.C.G. Conductor.
  • 1995 ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ Pollywoodside ship. Melb. Conductor
  • 1995 Hyett Hotel Cabaret show Melb.
  • 1995 Crown Casino Cabarat show Melb.
  • 1998-9-0-1-2 Good Morning Australia’ T.V.[relieving]
  • 1999 Australian Childrens Television Foundation  Arranger.
  • 1999 Michael Jacksons ‘Sisterella’ Musical Mozart Arrangement
  • 2000 ‘It’s A Dads Thing’ Brahms Lullaby Arrangement
  • 2003 Springtime in Paris Concert Palm Beach Florida. Conductor

ZAVOD  MUSIC EDUCATOR

  • 1971 Berklee  School of Music Boston U.S.A. Professor of Music
  • 1980 Melbourne University Master Classes
  • 1995 Collingwood Tafe. Master Classes
  • 1987A.B.U. Song Contest  Judge
  • 199 6-7-8 Australian Film Institute Awards  Judge
  • 1994 New Faces T.V Talent Show  Judge Finals
  • 1992 Penguin Music Awards  Judge
  • 1992 Best Commercial  for Music.  Judge
  • 1993 2001 Australian Musician Magazine  Writer &. Keyboard lessons
  • 1994 Rolling Stone Music Magazine Writer
  • 2000-1 Melbourne University Lectures ‘Careers in Music’
  • 2001 Stonnington Council  Mentor Program
  • 2001 - 02 Lectures "Careers in Music" University of Melbourne
  • 2002 - 03 Allan Zavod Classical/Jazz Music Scholarship Award Melbourne University (See Award Section)
  • 2002 guest Lecturer composers seminar university of Melbourne.
  • 2002 Artist in residence (Jazz composition and improvisation) Wesley College Melbourne.
  • 2002 Youth Suite for Classical and Jazz Ensemble Commission Wesley college 2002 Speech Night

ZAVOD AWARDS

  • 1987 Winner of Asia Broadcasting Union Song Contest
  • 1987 International Film and Television Award New York City,
    [best soundtrack for a commercial]
  • 1988 W.R.O.C.Australian Songwriters Award.
  • 1989 Australian Writers and Art Directors Award.
  • 2000 Australian Film Composers [Sandy Dennis] Award.

 

ZAVOD COMPOSER - ZAVOD PERFORMER - ZAVOD MUSIC DIRECTOR
ZAVOD MUSIC EDUCATOR - ZAVOD PRODUCER

 

 

 


 

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