Jef Neve presents his brand new album "Spirit Control" for the first time on Australian soil! One piano, One pianist, and that’s it. Take the musician away from his comfort zone, strip him from his rhythm section and watch how pure, naked art appears on stage.
3 musical monks are on a journey to India to bring back the scriptures. Along the way they meet a magic horse. The power of this Quartet is IRREPRESSIBLE.
The beating heart of Melbourne's jazz scene is fueled by it's raucous jam sessions, and Yarra Banks has the best jam session in town.
South African born & bred vocalist and violinist, Fem Belling is a rising star on the international jazz scene and has become one of Australia's most formidable and in demand performers.
This event showcases the emerging talents of jazz students from the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music. It will feature 16 small jazz ensembles, including an Australian Jazz ensemble, Brazilian Jazz ensemble, and Funk ensemble.
Saxophonist/composer Rob Burke recorded his album, The Power of the Idea' (on Jazzhead) in New York in 2015 with the acclaimed American pair of bassist Mark Helias and drummer Nasheet Waits - both musicians considered archetypal improvisers on the New York scene - together with Melbourne colleagues Paul Williamson (trumpet), Jordan Murray (trombone) and Paul Grabowsky (piano).
The Monash Jazz & Popular Studies program is based on the African American jazz idiom as a language for learning, but embraces a wide selection of musical styles. The philosophy of the course is to offer a strong technical and musical foundation that allows each student to develop a personal 'voice'.
In the final stages of their studies, this evening will showcase Luke Singleton on drums, James Wheller on keys and Russel Tay on piano.