The 17th annual Australian Jazz Bell Awards acknowledged and applauded excellence of creativity, recording, performance and presentation of jazz in Australia.
The event program features three ensembles performing in solidarity with asylum seekers imprisoned under Australia’s watch; Jackie Bornstein’s Jazz and Social Justice, Oscar Neyland’s Wirecutters, and Julien Wilson’s Autonomous Resilience Collective.
One year afterCharles Aznavour’s passing, the Armenian Film Festival Australia celebrates the voice and legacy of the chanson legend, featuring the documentary Aznavour: Autobiographie.
My intention for this short essay film was to create a pacey montage of archive footage, photographs, memorabilia and interviews with musicians and key personalities to reveal the unsung story of St Kilda’s significant contribution to Australia’s jazz history.
A montage of Australian jazz history snapped through the lens of Melbournes famous bayside destination, St Kilda, and the significant cultural legacy of its music venues.
New York-based, Cuban pianist/composer Elio Villafranca is coming to Melbourne for the first time this June. Performing his Grammy-nominated suite Cinque with a dynamic 10-piece Afro-Cuban Orchestra, Villafranca will appear in the-round at the Night Cat on Saturday 8th June (9.00pm) in collaboration with Adrian Medina’s new immersive music/cinematic fusion.
An open call for 100 Bands to play in various venues across Melbourne on International Jazz Day.
Global Concert in Melbourne, Australia Will Feature Over 30 World-Renowned Artists Including Herbie Hancock, James Morrison, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kurt Elling
We have received a letter from Miriam Zolin, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues (and this website’s founding editor), addressing all the issues that have came up recently, leading to the decision to cancel the 2019 edition of the festival. It is a very important contribution to …
Indigenous jazz vocalist Lois Olney plays an intimate and very special show at The JazzLab with Fem Belling and the Belling band.