Jazz takes over the city this weekend with an incredible mix of over 60 local, national and international jazz artists at the annual Perth International Jazz Festivalfrom Friday night to Sunday at venues in Perth and Northbridge, which includes free and ticketed performances, community events and artist talks.
A wonderful selection of local and interstate Jazz artists are bringing their unique flair and original vibe to The Memo St Kilda Jazz Summit including some of Melbourne’s finest jazz exponents covering styles from 1920s to the sounds of today.
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