The Age 30 January 2013 Experimental jazz artist’s legacy in listening MELBOURNE’S jazz community is mourning the death of virtuoso saxophonist, composer and educator Brian Brown, who died at home on Sunday. He was 79. Read the full article >
Dubbo Jazz Club is inviting jazz musicians and ensembles to apply with expressions of interest to perform at the 2013 and 2014 Dubbo Jazz Festivals. All jazz bands are invited to apply. While continuing its focus on Trad Jazz, the Dubbo Jazz Festival in mid August 2013 and 2014 will be expanding the jazz genres to include …
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Don Jordan | Keep going, don’t look down, keep going, don’t look back, keep going – until it is too late and we are swallowed up in the inferno.
Oehlers’ original compositions call to mind late night smoky jazz sounds, with focus on sultry ballads, forthright melody and Coltrane-esque moments.
‘the jazz and classical stylistic elements have been something to consider carefully. We’ve written music that is by no means easy – particularly the rhythmical aspects, so it needs players with both great reading chops and a solid understanding of feel’
The Freedman Jazz Fellowships provide Sydney audiences with a mini-festival each year that features music by artists hoping to bring their exciting projects to life. We talked to the 2012 finalists about their projects and what the Freedman means to them and to the broader jazz scene in Australia.
A great deal of art is description, or at least representation. Describing or representing love, hate, the universe. None is the right description. Nor the wrong one. This is art after all.
The Jann Rutherford Memorial Award was founded in 2005 to assist in the professional development of an outstanding young female jazz musician. The Award is named in honour of the late jazz pianist Jann Rutherford, and is funded by private donations.
In 2012, the Australian musician(s) selected to participate at Tokyo Jazz will be decided through an open call. Deadline: Sunday 17 June!