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1 Highlights of the Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival 2014
Expectations were high for the twenty-fifth anniversary of this iconic, annua ...
2 ALBARE iTD: National Tour (August)
Albare iTD will tour the East Coast in August, featuring international musici ...
3 Firefly Soul Taking Time Out
Firefly Soul - Taking Time Out LA based R & B songstress Aysha recentl ...

November 28, 2014

EMIE R ROUSSEL TRIO (CA) December national tour

in News Articles National News Posted by Jim Budd
The French Canadian EMIE R ROUSSEL TRIO will be touring Australia from the 10th - 13th December 2015, featuring pianist Emie Rioux Roussel, bassist Nicolas Bédard and drummer Dominic Cloutier, who will be performing debut concerts for Australian audiences in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Founded in 2010 the trio is rapidly building a commanding presence on the Canada jazz scene. They won People’s Choice Award at the 2013 Festi Jazz… Read more
November 28, 2014

Christmas pic with Santa, Jazzgroove style

in News Articles New South Wales Posted by Joanne Kee
Come celebrate Jazzmas, a Jazzgroove Christmas. Three bands featuring performers from their 2014 Targeted Performers Series plus past & present Jazzgroove artists coming together as the Jazzgroove Retrospect Orchestra formed just for the occasion! All proceeds of the night go towards offsetting costs of our day to day operations, continued development of the Targeted Performer Series and creating further performance opportunities and exposure… Read more
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

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