The Jazzlab


AndreaKeller print 5793Featuring 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.

MJC master RGB WEB copyThe Melbourne Jazz Co-Operative presents music on Sunday nights

28 Sep 2018 8:00 pm
$30 or $25 concession

Tortoni and Amenta draw on their vast musical influences to create an exciting, challenging and engaging experience who's ultimate aim is for everyone to lose themselves in the moment and to distract you from your mobile devises for a while!

29 Sep 2018 8:00 pm
$35 or $25 concession

Margie Lou has held down a residency at St Kilda’s fantastic jazz bar and seafood restaurant Claypots for nearly a decade, making Sunday nights a regular treasure for all. Her gravelly, astonishingly expressive voice is reminiscent of the best women of early jazz, like Bessie Smith or Billie Holiday; Her blues tinged, heavy grooving, New Orleans-style piano playing is unique in Melbourne.

29 Sep 2018 11:00 pm
free entry

The weekly parties are never the same as the band effortlessly jumps genres, twisting and contorting old world repertoire into something idiosyncratically their own.

30 Sep 2018 2:30 pm
$20 or $15 concession

Originally from Perth, lyrical trumpeter Keith Hounslow’s career was mostly based in Melbourne, and reflected the arguably Melbourne trait of being able to move freely between traditional and modern jazz idioms.

30 Sep 2018 8:00 pm
$20 or $15 concession

Co-led by saxophonist Rob Burke (tenor sax, bass clarinet) and piano master Tony Gould, with their rhythm team of bassist Nick Haywood (now based in Tasmania, Hobart) and drummer Tony Floyd, have played together for almost 20 years, and toured nationally and internationally. Their previous CD release Live at Bennetts Lane (2011) was their third release as a group (all on the Jazzhead label) and first live recording.

01 Oct 2018 8:00 pm
$15 or $10 concession

Angela Davis (alto), Carl Mackey (tenor), James Macaulay (trombone), Sam Anning (double bass), James McLean (drums) & Andrea Keller (piano).

02 Oct 2018 8:00 pm
$25 or $15 concession

ATM15 Big Band are led by award winning composer Andrew Murray. For their new monthly residency at the Jazzlab, Andrew has invited top composers from across Australia to compose new works for the band, with complete freedom to experiment with the band and their writing however they wish. A no holds barred approach.

04 Oct 2018 8:00 pm
$35 general admission $25 concession

Following a successful run of standout performances in the first season of The Voice, dazzling features in Channel 9’s smash hit drama Love Child, and a concert series with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Emma May (formerly Birdsall) is bringing her warm, sultry and soulful tone to The Jazz Lab in October for her Melbourne debut.

05 Oct 2018 8:00 pm
$25 or $20 concession

The Charlotte Jane Quartet, features original arrangements, rare tunes and stellar musicianship by Charlotte Jane with Joe Ruberto, Michael Tortoni, Gideon Marcus (plus special guests). This long-standing collaboration has created onstage chemistry, freedom of improvisation and adventures foraging into new musical paths with outrageous swingin', smooth singin' and fusion jazz elements.

06 Oct 2018 8:00 pm
$35 presale / $40.00 at door

As individuals, Nina Ferro and Joe Chindamo have routinely been showered with every superlative imaginable to describe their respective stellar careers. Through their vast musical endeavours, recognised internationally, both belong to a coterie of musicians whose very names are synonymous with great Australian achievement.

06 Oct 2018 11:00 pm
free entry

The weekly parties are never the same as the band effortlessly jumps genres, twisting and contorting old world repertoire into something idiosyncratically their own.

07 Oct 2018 8:00 pm

Maurice “Mobetta” Brown’s talent orbits him simultaneously through three worlds: contemporary jazz, blues-rock and cutting edge hip hop. He’s a mastermind as a trumpeter, composer, arranger, and producer.

Contact Info

27 Leslie St, Brunswick
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Phone: (03) 9388 1999


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