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Megan Evans: How Allan Browne saved Bennetts Lane

Megan Evans: How Allan Browne saved Bennetts Lane

Bennetts Lane Jazz Club version 1 was born on November 27th 1992. It upgraded to two rooms on the 14th of January 2000. And it closed on June 15th 2015. During its almost 23 years in the service of live jazz performance it helped usher in a new environment for musicians to bring their art to their community. [...] The experience and insight we learned through mistakes, discussion and respectful negotiation have largely been retained in Bennetts Lane version 2. Read More »

Savina Yannatou: “Improvisation is precious to me”

Savina Yannatou: “Improvisation is precious to me”

"I wanted to do whatever came to my head, even silliness; especially, silliness. I was tired of rules and discipline. This is how I found myself in the realm of free jazz, which was natural. " Read More »

Everyday is mother’s day. Ask your therapist.

Everyday is mother’s day. Ask your therapist.

After the “Mother’s day” overload, it feels a little strange, not being bombarded with ‘mother’s day gift ideas’ every single time you turn the tv on, or you walk into a supermarket; but I guess we’ll manage. I’ve been trying to avoid the subject but then, out of coincidence – if there is such thing as coincedence – I run into ... Read More »

Nostalgia in Fed Square – the Record Store Day edition

Nostalgia in Fed Square – the Record Store Day edition

‘So, what’s new with Australian Jazz .net?’ I can almost hear you ask. A lot and not much, at the same time. Setting up an online hub for the broader jazz community, for one thing. Trying to keep things going, after the departure of Miriam Zolin, the site’s founder, editor, inspired and inspiring leader. Not posting much, unfortunately, but that ... Read More »