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Jazz by the Bay goes global in 2017

Jazz by the Bay goes global in 2017

This year's headliners include Eclectic young Singapore band The Steve McQueens; three musicians from the legendary Buena Vista Social Club orchestra teaming up with popular Perth jazz crooner and musician Adam Hall with the Velvet Playboys; UK-based jazz singer and recording artist Karen Lane with her four-piece band, and festival favourite the vivacious Cathrine Summers. Read More »

Jazz @ The Pav comes to Bondi this Autumn

Jazz @ The Pav comes to Bondi this Autumn

Building on a long history of jazz in Bondi, Jazz @ The Pav will be a month long celebration of jazz music featuring a star studded line-up of Sydneys finest musicians including Matt McMahon Trio featuring Virna Sanzone, Sirens Big Band, The catholics and the Greasy Chicken Orchestra. Read More »

AUDITIONS OPEN: Jazz Music Institute, Brisbane

AUDITIONS OPEN: Jazz Music Institute, Brisbane

"Due to [JMI’s] small size, every student is known by each and every faculty member and receives continuous personal mentorship - which is not possible at a large institution. The JMI classroom and performance space ‘incubator’ reminds me of my days on Woody Herman’s band, traveling every day on the bus, surrounded by great, more experienced musicians, seriously listening, discussing and playing music night and day. JMI is that kind of growth environment and it shows in the competency of your graduates" - John Riley, Internationally acclaimed drummer, publisher, educator, lecturer at Manhattan School of Music (NY). Read More »

Remembering Allan Browne

Remembering Allan Browne

The line up includes Paul Grabowsky, Barney McAll, Bob Sedergreen, Andrea Keller, Julien Wilson, Sam Anning, Eugene Ball, Tamara Murphy, Phil Noy, Geoff Kluke, Maddison Carter and Margie Lou Dyer. Read More »

Mama Alto at Melbourne Fringe

Mama Alto at Melbourne Fringe

With influences including American icons such as Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan, alongside less known but no less luminous talents such as Carmen McRae, Roberta Flack, former Supreme turned balladeer Mary Wilson, and New Zealand expat Bridgette Allen, Mama Alto’s sound remains idiosyncratic and unique, partly due to her luscious and gender transcendent voice which has drawn critical acclaim and audience admiration. Read More »

Essentially Ellington Workshops @ JMI

Essentially Ellington Workshops @ JMI

Utilizing listening, demonstration, discussion and practical application, attendees gain insight into transferring relevant techniques to their band room. In Essentially Ellington’s rich 19-year history, JALC has distributed more than 120,000 charts to more than 4,200 schools, reaching over 504,000 students. Read More »