Miriam Zolin is a writer who enjoys jazz and improvised music. She was the founding editor of AustralianJazz.net, and was also responsible for publishing the extempore journal, and books by John Clare, Geoff Page and Allan Browne.

New release: Sarah McKenzie ‘We could be lovers’

From the media release Album released October 31 ARIA Award-winning singer-pianist-composer Sarah McKenzie will release her brand new album ‘We Could Be Lovers’ on October 31, followed by a national tour which has just been extended. Fresh from wowing audiences at the esteemed 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival last month, Sarah will bring her accomplished …

Ryan Griffith | NJA Finalist Q&A

I love playing for festival crowds. Everyone has taken time out and is immersed in music for a few days and there is a lot of energy in that fact. I’m looking forward to telling my story with jazz guitar and enjoying the opportunity to play alongside the other top young players in the country. From what I know of the other guys, everyone is a monster player and expresses a diverse representation of the broad ‘jazz guitar’ genre.