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Australian Art Music Awards finalists

Australian Art Music Awards finalists

From the media release The Australian Art Music Awards finalists have been announced. Among them (of course) are a number of Australian jazz musicians and organisations … Award for Excellence in Jazz Alister Spence and Myra Melford for Everything Here Is Possible Andrea Keller for the creation, release and presentation of three contemporary jazz projects in 2013 Jonathan Zwartz for ... Read More »

Festival review: Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2014

Festival review: Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2014

Over the 10 day duration of the festival I'd encountered orthodox jazz rhythms, experimental jazz and music that you could argue was not jazz at all. Had I selected a different schedule of artists, I may have had a totally different festival experience altogether, such was the variety of shows on offer. Read More »

MJFF APRA Commission – Tilman Tells All

MJFF APRA Commission – Tilman Tells All

Think big, dream large etc. This is an opportunity for you to stretch yourself creatively. Looking back at previous winners of the commission, we have all tried something very new to us and used the commission to test uncharted waters. The MJFF Commission is no place to play it safe. Read More »

MIC and the accidental couch

MIC and the accidental couch

by Tilman Robinson In recent weeks much focus has been given to the and decision by the Music Board of Arts Victoria to cut funding to the Melbourne Jazz Cooperative – one of Melbourne’s longest standing organisations championing jazz and creative music. As rancour spreads amongst musicians and music-lovers alike over cuts , it is important to remember that other ... Read More »

Album review:  ECILA (Alice Humphries)

Album review: ECILA (Alice Humphries)

John Hardaker reviews ECILA | ECILA is a startling debut from an exciting new talent and a dazzling new ensemble. The gratifying part is that, here on their debut, we witness the beginning of a road that I truly hope will stretch far far into the future. Read More »