1 - 10 June 2018: Celebrate the 21st Melbourne International Jazz Festival with the world's leading modern masters and sonic innovators
Featuring a special guest each month, Keller invites Melbourne’s most prodigious creative musicians to perform in a series of nights involving: The Composers’ Circle, Solo/Duo/Trio, Masters & Apprentices, and Five Below.
The Melbourne Jazz Co-Operative presents music on Sunday nights
Chris McNulty is proud to present " An Evening of Vocal Jazz Artistry" featuring twelve stunning vocal musicians paired together to collaborate over six incredible nights/weeks.
“Soulful vocals with a jazz-tinged charm, there’s a defiantly modern approach at play here.” – Clash Magazine.
With performances at world renowned festivals such as Glastonbury Festival and Cheltenham Jazz Festival already under her belt, Melbourne songstress Rita Satch is fast becoming an unforgettable presence in today’s neo-soul movement.
The Rookies were born in the spring of 2014 on the forgotten end of Brunswick Street in a room full of sweat, beer and dim lights at The Rooks Return. What started as a quiet set of background jazz for punters while they imbibed their cocktails quickly devolved into an uninhibited, drunken dance party reminiscent of a time almost forgotten.
The New Palm Court Orchestra (NPCO) makes its Jazzlab debut with this concert. A passionate chamber ensemble founded by Artistic Director, pianist/composer Gemma Turvey in Melbourne in 2011, the NPCO has a core of nine players comprising some of the city’s talented classical, jazz and improvising musicians.
Mary Coughlan is arguably one of Ireland’s greatest female jazz and blues singers, a trueartist who has carved out a timeless and highly regarded career and a legion of devoted fans worldwide. Described as “Ireland’s Billie Holiday’ Mary has overcome childhood trauma, alcoholism & drug addiction to become a musical force like no other. “Her lifestory gives weight to the truth that the best singers are the ones with the most painful lives” (The Guardian).