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361 Nancy Wilson Cancels
&g The Melbourne International Jazz Festival program has been thrown into dis ...
362 Jazz: The Permanent Underground
Jazz scene should not be expected to accept its poverty as a natural and endur ...
363 National Jazz Awards - Finalists Announced
The finalists of the National Jazz Awards have been announced. The 10 pianists ...
364 Thoughts On The Classic Jazz And Ragtime Festival
Now for something not so very different. During a stint at the important SIMA ...
365 Melbourne Jazz - Program Changes
Melbourne Jazz has announced changes to its 2008 program ahead of the festival ...
366 Sonny Rollins in Sydney
Sonny Rollins will make his Australian debut at the Sydney Opera House on 1 Ju ...
367 Sedergreen Wins Don Banks Award
Pianist Bob Sedergreen has won the 2008 Don Banks Music Award, Australia’s m ...
368 Wadada Leo Smith
A warm climate has returned to Australian improvised music that reminds me of ...
369 Stonnington Jazz - 100% Home Grown
The Stonnington Jazz festival, after a brief flirtation with the month of Marc ...
370 Nicki Parrott: Postcard From New York
The dream of working in New York may be less central to the aspirations of you ...
371 2008 - the year of the Short Story
In its fourth year, the National Jazz Writing Competition this year focuses on ...
372 Ornette: Great Expectations Meet Sublime Sound
Before a major artistic event I have moments of trepidation. The butterflies s ...
373 Adrian Mears: Postcard from Germany
Sydney trombonist, composer and bandleader Adrian Mears left Australia for Ger ...
374 Alan Corbet 1964 - 2008
Kate Lidbetter, Director, Music, at the Australia Council worked closely with Al ...
375 Alan Corbet 1964 - 2008
It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of our friend and colle ...
376 The Sound of the Gong
A jazz festival aimed at younger people, and which features collaborations bet ...
377 Ali Foster - The Groove is the Thing
Drummer Ali Foster, the 2007 recipient of the Jann Rutherford Memorial Award, ...
378 Bell Awards - Nominations Close Today
Nominations for the 2008 Australian Jazz Awards close today, 15 February. Any ...
379 APRA Jazz Award
As part of its annual Music Awards, the Australasian Performing Right Associat ...
380 Jackie Orszaczky 1948 - 2008
Bass player, composer and bandleader Jackie Orszaczky has died after a long ba ...

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November 25, 2014

NMN call for proposals

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
New Music Network is calling for proposals for the 2015 New Music Mini Series. The New Music Mini Series is a five part series of concert events that promote (or comprise performances by) artists and ensembles of ‘the next generation’ within contemporary art music practice. This includes individuals and/or ensembles that are starting out in their performing careers and/or artists or ensembles creating new projects. The series is held alongside… Read more
November 25, 2014

New grant models for the Australia Council

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
The Australia Council introduces new grant models for 2015 onwards. Paul Mason and Frank Panucci talk to Jazz Australia about these changes. For more information visit the Australia Council website. Read more
November 09, 2014

Dee Alexander speaks to Short Takes

in Interviews Interviews Posted by Joanne Kee
Dee Alexander speaks to Short Takes Read more
November 08, 2014

Highlights of the Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival 2014

in News Articles Victoria Posted by Joanne Kee
Expectations were high for the twenty-fifth anniversary of this iconic, annual festival. Its slogan: ‘Seriously good music,’ held promise and long-serving Artistic Director Adrian Jackson’s program delivered. There was a good mix of famous overseas names and outstanding locals plus opportunities for blending the two. There have been years when some of the imported headliners were disappointingly unimpressive, especially alongside top class… Read more
October 30, 2014

Mildura Jazz Food and wine Festival

in Events & Programs Victoria Posted by Joanne Kee
Australia hosts a number of jazz festivals around the country, from big mothership music focussed affairs such as Wangaratta Jazz Festival or Brisbane International Jazz Festival through to activity that focuses around food, wine and jazz. The Mildura Jazz Food and Wine Festival, celebrates jazz and food with dinners, a Jazz Street Party, a river cruise and school bands One of the highlights of the festival is its eclectic mix of traditional and… Read more
October 28, 2014

Jazz comes a calling - Barney McAll wins residency

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
Grammy Award nominated musician and composer Barney McAll has been chosen for next year’s Peggy Glanville-Hicks residency. The announcement will be officially made tonight in Sydney at the Peggy Glanville-Hicks address, hosted by the New Music Network. The address will be given by composer, video artist and instrument designer Warren Burt. Australia Council Acting Director Music Andy Rantzen said Barney McAll was the outstanding candidate in a… Read more
October 28, 2014

Dee Alexander headlines Sydney International Womens Jazz Festival

in News Articles National News Posted by John Bostock
“Ms. Dee Alexander delivers every note with a passion and grace that leave her listeners limp”. Making her first trip to Australia is one of the great young Chicago jazz singers - Dee Alexander. Dee is the headline act in the third Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival. Tipped to be the “next” Ella Fitzgerald she will be appearing in Sydney for only three performances. She comeswith impeccable credentials and has been hailed as being “among… Read more
October 27, 2014

NYC to Melbourne and back with Danny Fischer

in News Articles National News Posted by Joanne Kee
On the eve of their Australian tour, Danny Fischer of Spoke finds time to chat about his music and life in NYC versus Melbourne. JK: What are the differences on the jazz scene in NYC and Australia, obviously the population is different, but do audiences engage in a different way? DF: I guess context is everything. A bar in New York is a place to meet people, a place to network, a place to be seen. And in those places is where you’ll find a band… Read more
October 27, 2014

20th Anniversary of the Australian Art Orchestra

in Events & Programs Victoria Posted by Joanne Kee
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Australian Art Orchestra Peter Knight, AD, has curated a series of three concerts aimed at highlighting this extraordinary ensemble’s history while also looking to its future. Peter talks about the series. The first two concerts (on 5th and 6th November) consist of four acoustic solo performances per night in the ANAM Quartetthaus, which is a bespoke 50 seat circular venue with a central, slowly turning,… Read more

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