Videos from the 82a Sunday Sessions

Thus far these videos have been edited from a rather random historical record.
Except for “The Big Picture” we haven’t actually set out to make a video clip as such
(But we’re working on it!)

Shortlink Dr Please

Published on Sep 18, 2015: Recorded live at the 82a Sunday Session 13th September 2015.
Audio track: Lyrics Copyright Benni Seidel 2005, Craig Forbes drums, Peter Busboom guitar L, James Johnson bass, Val Nart piano, Benni Seidel vocal guitar R audio edit mix, Phil Lee camera, recorded at 82a the Studio, 82a Sunday Sessions, Alexandria, Sydney, NSW, Australia MORE @
Full version 09 13 2015 B; “Dr Please”

Shortlink The Big Picture

Published on Jan 28, 2015: 01 25 2014 The Big Picture (or a fun way to paint the 82A studio floor) Project page
Paint application by – Sylvia Shrewsbury, Philip Cleary, Nick McGettigan, Melanie Eden, Benni Seidel
1st Camera & Post Production – Benni Seidel
2nd camera – Nick McGettigan
Audio track: Frankie Farrugia drums, Alistair Bell guitar R, Claudio Russino piano, Mick Dick bass, Alan McKenna guitar L, Benni Seidel keyboard engineer edit mix. Recorded at the 19th January 2014 82a Sunday Session, Alexandria, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Full version 01 19 2014 D: “Just Jammin'”

Shortlink Sometimes I gets a little crazy

Published on Jan 14, 2015: An abridged version of track 01 11 2015 A “Sometimes I gets a little crazy”, a free improvisation recorded at 82A the Studio, Alexandria Sydney Australia on the 11th January 2015 at the 82a Sunday Session, no samples, no overdubs, one take, imagery is random, local to and in the studio.
Audio track: Andy Tims guitar bass, Arron Manfield sax, Craig Collinge keyboard, Craig Forbes drums, Emre Dokur guitar, Peter Busboom guitar, (Benni Seidel basson full version)
Full version 01 11 2015 A: “Sometimes I gets a little crazy”

Shortlink You were well spent

Published on Dec 18, 2014: 82a Sunday Session 14th Sept 2014. An abridged version of track 09 14 2014 A, “You were well spent”, an un-planned, un-rehearsed, one take improvisation recorded live at the 4th September 2014 82A Sunday Session in 82A the studio, Alexandria, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Audio track: Elsen Price acoustic bass, Craig Collinge keyboard L, Ed Mooney drums, Melanie Eden vocal, Peter Busboom guitar L, Steve Schofield keyboard R sax EWI, Benni Seidel guitar & whammy bar C/R, Arron Manfield sax percussion C/L. Additional dialogue and video by James Bretherton, from a performance by James and Melanie Eden. Recorded live on 8th April 2014 at “Stepping off the edge” an A Minor Detour Concert in 82A the studio. Facilitation, pre & post production, audio engineer mix edit Benni Seidel
Full version 09 14 2014 A: “You were well spent”
Thanks to the many camera persons and all who contributed

Shortlink Something something

Published on Dec 7, 2014: 82a Sunday Session 16th Nov 2014
Audio track: Melanie Eden vocal, Gervais Koffi bass drums, Gannick Koffi drums, Craig Collinge keyboard drums, Michael Coggins guitar, Amelia Granturco accordion, Sven Thorin bass guitar, Arron Manfield flute sax bongos, Steve Schofield keyboard sax EWI didge, Peter Busboom guitar bass, Fergus Leahy guitar keyboard bass, Benni Seidel drums guitar vocal keyboard audio
Full version 11 16 2014 A: “Something something”
Photography & video: Isabelle @

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About 82A Sunday Sessions

The 82a Sunday Sessions are every Sunday 3:00pm to 7:00pm in a private studio/rehearsal space in Alexandria Sydney Australia The sessions are open to experienced musicians/performers/artists who're interested in collaborating, experimenting, pushing their envelope and critical dialogue in a cross section of performance arts. Music, spoken word, movement etc. The facilities and equipment are provided free to participants. Originality and critical dialogue are encouraged!
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