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281 WANGARATTA JAZZ FESTIVAL REVITALISED IN 2011
The Rural City of Wangaratta is to play a leading role in the re-vitalisation of ...
282 Alpha Album Release
New Album "Alpha" by Daren martin...will be available from the end of March. Bu ...
283 Rebirth Brass Band touring Australia in March 2011
New Orleans Live and the Ovation Channel present Rebirth Brass Band a New Orle ...
284 Fear of faces - The Mismeasure of man
Recorded by Stein Bratland in Skansen Lydstudio Trondheim, Norway, May 2009. Th ...
285 Daniel Rorke San'an Availiable Now
This multifaceted recording draws inuence from the music of the Japanese shaku ...
286 Woolhouse - Michailidis - Robertson Release "Ascent"
Jeremy Woolhouse, Lucas Michailidis and Ben Robertson join to present a program ...
287 Q&As with 2010 finalists in the National Jazz Awards
Once again Miriam Zolin of extempore interviews the finalists in the National Ja ...
288 Way Out West new CD out now on Jazzhead
The Effects of Weather out now on Jazzhead The eclectic trumpeter/composer Pete ...
289 Jazz Australia Advertising
Reach your target audience by advertising your business, products and service ...
290 Sandy Evans Awarded Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia
Sandy Evans was awarded an OAM at the Queens Birthday honours list for her servi ...
291 The Bells ring for Australian Jazz Talent
The winners announced for the most prestigious awards in Australian Jazz. The ...
292 Album Awards
Katie Noonan has won the gong for best jazz album at the ARIA Artisan and Fine A ...
293 Wangaratta in Review
A new performing arts centre was in place for the twentieth Wangaratta Festival ...
294 Barney McAll and Sylent Running
In Australia he was a rising jazz star, but that didn't count for much in the US ...
295 National Jazz Awards - Finalists
This year saxophone is the featured instrument at the National Jazz Awards and o ...
296 The National Jazz Alliance
The National Jazz Alliance was created in 2008 to develop a unified voice and st ...
297 Intangible Asset Number 82
If you were at the Daorum concert at the Sydney Opera House in March 2008, you h ...
298 Jazz Musicians and Writers Meet in Harlem
Despite the emergence of many distinctive voices in Australian jazz music over t ...
299 Tour Reviews
Australia has recently played host to some of the most creative musicians playin ...
300 Creative Flight of a "Fabulous Flamingo"
Looking back pianist and composer Mike Nock describes himself as a “bit of a w ...

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October 01, 2014

Rent free rehearsal spaces in Sydney

in News Articles New South Wales Posted by Joanne Kee
The City of Sydney has announced free rehearsal spaces for students. In their Live Music and Performance Action Plan they committed to reviewing community facilities to optimise use as rehearsal spaces, including for students and student groups. As a first step toward fulfilling this commitment the City have removed all fees and charges for student or student group rehearsals in 18 of their community venues. Starting immediately, any student or… Read more
September 30, 2014

Music Australia

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
Music Australia is the new name for the Music Council of Australia, as the organisation celebrates it’s 21st birthday. Music Australia is a fifty member not-for profit national umbrella body representing all aspects of Australian music. It is the only organisation in the country devoted to music in its entirety with activities spanning education, community and the professional industry. Announcing the new identity Chairman Michael Smellie… Read more
September 29, 2014

European Jazz Network

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
I have just had the pleasure of attending the European Jazz Network's conference, where I spoke on a panel with Paul Augustin (Penang Jazz Festival), Agus Setiawan (Warta Jazz in Indonesa) hosted by Ian Patterson (All About Jazz), who was the keynote speaker with a vast knowledge of Asian music. For the first time in the EJN history, this annual meeting has grown into a larger "European Jazz Conference" open also to non-member professionals,… Read more
September 26, 2014

Keith Jarrett & CharlieHaden, Last Dance

in CD Reviews New South Wales Posted by Joanne Kee
Last Dance Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden ECM/Fuse Rating: Four and a half stars This album is both appropriately titled and saddeningly timely, since pianist Keith Jarrett’s long-term partner, bassist Charlie Haden died in July this year aged 76. After regular performances in Jarrett’s quartet from 1967 to 1976 the two didn’t play together again until 2007 when they recorded two albums over four days at Jarrett’s home studio: Jasmine released in… Read more
September 21, 2014

Untranslatable CD review Matthew Sheens

in CD Reviews South Australia Posted by John McBeath
Rating: Four stars Since leaving Adelaide to study for a Masters at New England Conservatory, Boston, USA in 2009, having graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the Elder Conservatorium, pianist Mathew Sheens, predictably, has gone from strength to strength. Now, as a follow up to his acclaimed 2013 release Every Eight Seconds, this new album was also recorded in New York. The new collection Untranslatable, continues the pianist’s compositional… Read more
September 18, 2014

Surveying the benefits of live music in Australia

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
"The social and economic benefits of Australia's live music industry are being put in the spotlight with a new survey across four states. The study will be a cost-benefit analysis of venue-based live music in Hobart, Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney. Lead researcher Dave Carter, from the University of Tasmania, said the aim was to examine how governments could help the sector and how live music impacts on people's lives. "One of the things we'd… Read more
September 11, 2014

Interview with Simon Milman on his Wanderlust collaboration

in Interviews Interviews Posted by Joanne Kee
Reina De La Pileta (Queen of The Swimming Pool)is a collaboration between Wanderlust and Simon Milman. It aims to transport listeners on a musical journey through Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Morocco and more, stopping for a horror film matinee en route. We asked Simon a few questions about this project. JK: How did this collaboration come about? SM: Miroslav and I met at the Canberra School of Music around 2003. We started working together in… Read more
September 07, 2014

When Music triumphs over censorship

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
John Lennon once said, "Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it." But publishers aren't the only ones who limit people's access to music. 17 Powerful moments when music triumphed over censorship READ MORE From Music.mic by Jarod Lindzon Read more
September 01, 2014

Congratulations to Art Music Award winners

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
Winners were announced across 11 national and seven State categories at this year’s Art Music Awards held for the first time in Melbourne at the Plaza Ballroom on Tuesday 26th August. Hosted by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre, the Art Music Awards celebrate the achievement and creative success of composers, performers and educators in the genres of contemporary art music, jazz and experimental music. This year’s diverse list of… Read more

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