Melbourne Jazz Co-Op
The Melbourne Jazz Co-operative is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and promoting original live jazz performance by established and emerging artists in Melbourne. Since 1983 our objectives have been to increase the exposure of contemporary jazz performance by making it accessible to audiences, and to provide award waged performance opportunities for emerging and established artists.
The Melbourne Jazz Co-Operative presents music here on Sunday nights.
Sydney pianist/composer Alister Spence has been leading his Trio with bassist Lloyd Swanton (of The Necks) and drummer Toby Hall for over 20 years. In that time they have released 8 albums, and performed at the Wangaratta Jazz Festival, Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Vivid Festival Sydney (curated by Brian Eno), Tokyo International Jazz Festival, Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, Vancouver International Jazz Festival, and Salisbury and Chelsea Festivals (UK).