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  • Bell Award Nominations

    Call for Nominations for the Australian Jazz Bell Awards 2013 The only national awards dedicated solely to Australian Jazz music is now in its 11thyear. They are open to receive nominations across 8 different categories. Prize money is  $...
  • Brisbane Festival Jazz On Sunday program

    The Brisbane Festival announces a program of Sunday afternoon local and international jazz bands programmed by Jazz Queensland during Brisbane Festival 2012. Brisbane Festival Artistic Director Noel Staunton said Jazz on Sunday sessions at The Cour...
  • Tim Willis & The End - New Album 'Keep Your Chin Up'

    Newmarket Music is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of ‘Keep Your Chin Up’ from Tim Willis & The End. “A serious new sound in Australian music. Is ‘The End’ the beginning for a new jazz audience?&r...
  • Vale Peter Jones, drummer

    The Melbourne jazz scene  joined the broader Melbourne contemporary music in mourning the tragic loss of drummer Peter Jones on Friday, May 18, at the age of 49, after a courageous and long battle with brain cancer. A member of the first intake of...
  • Young artists at the forefront of Stonnington Jazz

    Sarah McKenzie: Piano woman is ready to play 14 May, 2012 01:33 PM Sarah McKenzie began learning piano at the age of five. Now she’s writing and singing up a storm around the world. Joanne Sim meets one of Stonnington Jazz festival&...
  • Jazz Legend James Morrison joins local musicians to lead International Jazz Day street parade in Brisbane April 30

      Australian multi-instrumentalist virtuoso James Morrison will join Brisbane jazz musicians in the Queen Street Mall at 12pm Monday April 30 to perform in a New Orleans inspired 2nd line street parade and all musicians are welcome to perform....
  • Tilman Robinson wins MJFF 2012 APRA Composer Commission

    The 2012 Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival, presented in association with: Northcote Town Hall, Jazzhead, extempore & the Melbourne Jazz Co-op. On Sunday May 13th from 5.00PM at the Northcote Town Hall, the Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival...
  • Series Featuring Jeremy Woolhouse Launches Revolutionary Concert Concept.

    Local jazz pianist Jeremy Woolhouse is featuring in a series of concerts launching a unique music venue.  Baker Street Studios, renowned as a professional recording studio, is opening an 33 seat auditorium painstakingly acoustically perfec...
  • Jazzgroove summer festival

    Fri 13th - Sun 15th January - 2012 Now in its third year the annual Jazzgroove Summer Festival has taken another giant step forward, expanding to embrace a variety of new venues and a more centralised location in Surry Hills. The 2012 festival will...
  • Jazzgroove summer festival

    Fri 13th - Sun 15th January - 2012 Now in its third year the annual Jazzgroove Summer Festival has taken another giant step forward, expanding to embrace a variety of new venues and a more centralised location in Surry Hills. The 2012 festival will...
  • Winner - Dr Wendy Wickes Scholarship 2011

    JazzSA South Australia on behalf of Michael Strautmanis is proud to announce the winner of the inaugural Dr Wendy Wickes Memoriam Jazz Scholarship for 2011 is: Brenton Foster - Piano The judging panel of Mike Nock (Chair), Mike Bevan, Mich...
  • Jazz Queensland 2012 performance opportunities

    Jazz Queensland are inviting registrations from jazz and improvised music artists who would like to be considered as part of their 2012 program of events. Interested artists can apply via the online Jazz Queensland performance opportunities regist...
  • copy of letter regarding my compositions being in the Gerry Mulligan Collection in US Library Congre

    On May 29, 2008 I received this message from the US Library of Congress 29.5.2008 Greetings Mr. Pilbrow. This may come as a suprise.... I am working on the Gerry Mulligan Collection here at the Library of Congress in DC.  I found a folder with ma...
  • Inside Out launch new CD 'In Cahoots' with a national tour

    In Cahoots is the compelling new album by Inside Out, trumpet-man Paul Williamson’s impressive ensemble. Inside Out features the outstanding talents of Paul Williamson (trumpet/composer), Marc Hannaford (piano), Sam Zerna (double bass) and James McLean...
  • Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival Composer Commission

    THE 2011 MELBOURNE JAZZ FRINGE FESTIVAL  IS DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE ONGOING SUPPORT FROM APRA/AMCOS AND VICTORIA ROCKS, AND NEW SPONSORSHIP FROM THE CITY OF MELBOURNE. THE FESTIVAL DATES ARE APRIL 29 - MAY 8, 2011.THE FESTIVAL IS A CURATED EVENT - ENQU...
  • Louis Prima 100th Birthday Bash at The Basement

    Gosstronomy.com presents a once-in-a lifetime music and food event for swing and jive fans. For one night only, celebrate the 100th birthday of swing legend Louis Prima, the ever-entertaining singer and talented trumpeter responsible for such 1930s, '40s ...
  • 2009 National Jazz Awards - Zac Hurren Wins

    Brisbane saxophonist Zac Hurren has won the 2009 National Jazz Award at the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz. Phil Noy was awarded second prize and Jacam Manricks third. Zac received $6000 prize money plus a studio recording session for Jazztrack with Mal St...
  • Wangaratta Festival Program Announced

    New York trumpeter Charles Tolliver will headline the 20th Wangaratta Jazz Festival, performing with the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra and leading a quartet with pianist Mike Nock.Tolliver rose to prominence in the early 1960s and has played and recorde...
  • Wangaratta Panorama

    We are approaching the 20th anniversary of the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues. I have reviewed every year but one, writing at first for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, then in more recent times for the SIMA website. To mark this extraordinary ...
  • Melbourne Jazz Festival – Program Announced

    The 2009 Melbourne International Jazz Festival program has been announced and features an interesting mix of overseas stars and local artists. Interestingly, it also includes major collaborations between the two.The international contingent includes piani...

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