Kinetic Jazz Festival starts tonight

The Autumn ’14 Kinetic Jazz Festival starts tonight with Ben Hauptmann’s Wes Montgomery project. Full program below, and check the website for ticketing details and more information about performers APRIL 22 7.30pm Ben Hauptmann’s Wes Montgomery project 9pm Greening from Ear to Ear 10.30pm Kinetic Cinema, Sweet & Lovely, Jive Talk APRIL 23 7.30pm …

Brisbane Jazz Festival: 4-8 June 2014

From the website The Brisbane International Jazz Festival 2014 presented by Jazz Queensland features a stellar line up of local, interstate and International artists from 4 – 8 June, 2014 at Brisbane venues including the Queensland Multicultural Centre, Brisbane Jazz Club, Queen Street Mall and JMI Live! Opening night Wednesday 4th June award winning …

2013 Jann Rutherford Memorial Award – Jodie Michael

Though only 23 years of age, Jodie has been playing the drums for a decade. Her music career started in high school. Her brilliance was already on display when she attended SIMA’s improvisation workshops for young women in 2005. During high school Jodie gained valuable experience in jazz ensemble playing at the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music. She was awarded jazz scholarships from Wollongong Conservatorium and IAJE Pan-Pacific Jazz camps.