Melbourne Womens International Jazz Festival

MWIJFPullUp logoThe Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival is a festival which encourages and supports women as jazz musicians and composers.

 

 

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02
Dec
2018

02 Dec 2018   Doors Open:8:00 pm   Music Starts:8:30 pm
The Jazzlab
The Jazzlab
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia Brunswick , Vic 3056 Australia
$20 or $15 concession

Formed by Alisha Brooks and Murat Yucel, Melbourne based group Bashka are creating a new genre which slips between east and west with natural ease.

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03
Dec
2018

03 Dec 2018   Doors Open:8:00 pm   Music Starts:8:30 pm
The Jazzlab
The Jazzlab
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia Brunswick , Vic 3056 Australia
$15 or $10 concession

Founded and lead by Andrea Keller as part of her ongoing Monday night residency at the Jazzlab, the Composers Circle has performed on a monthly basis there since July 2017.

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

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04
Dec
2018

04 Dec 2018   Doors Open:7:00 pm   Music Starts:7:30 pm
The Jazzlab
The Jazzlab
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia Brunswick , Vic 3056 Australia
$20 or $15 concession

The festival student night features an exciting group of young musicians that plays big band music from traditional to more contemporary styles

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05
Dec
2018

05 Dec 2018   Doors Open:8:00 pm   Music Starts:8:30 pm
The Jazzlab
The Jazzlab
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia Brunswick , Vic 3056 Australia
$20 or $15 concession

Vocalist Merinda Dias-Jayasinha presents a set of original music (with a standard or two thrown in) exploring streams of consciousness, and the states between reality and dreams.

Restless and rhythmic, Claire Cross’ project ‘Moving Targets’ explores the experiences of stress, love, lust and loss through lyrical and unpredictable compositions.

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06
Dec
2018

06 Dec 2018   Doors Open:8:00 pm   Music Starts:8:30 pm
The Jazzlab
The Jazzlab
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia Brunswick , Vic 3056 Australia
$20 or $15 concession

Jam Jar are a highly energetic Melbourne-based trad jazz band. With influences ranging from the masters, Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, to local bands The Red Onion Band and The Hoodangers.

200
07
Dec
2018

07 Dec 2018   Doors Open:8:00 pm   Music Starts:9:00 pm
The Jazzlab
The Jazzlab
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia Brunswick , Vic 3056 Australia
$30 or $25 concession

Top Shelf, 21st Century, woke jazz, straight out of Melbourne.

Fem Belling brings 5 of Melbourne's finest to a new project where live performance, political prose and the primal magic of music music combine to increase the visibility of women in music in Australia.

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08
Dec
2018

08 Dec 2018   Doors Open:8:00 pm   Music Starts:9:00 pm
The Jazzlab
The Jazzlab
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia Brunswick , Vic 3056 Australia
$30 or $25 concession

Tonight, Harriett Allcroft launches her keenly anticipated debut album Archie. Recorded with James Bowers, Tamara Murphy, Kieran Rafferty and Shaun Rammers earlier this year, the quintet has been eagerly awaiting its release. The wait is finally over!

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09
Dec
2018

09 Dec 2018   Doors Open:3:30 pm   Music Starts:4:00 pm
The Jazzlab
The Jazzlab
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia Brunswick , Vic 3056 Australia
Free Entry

Girls Do Jazz is a jazz ensemble comprised of current Jazz & Improvisation students at the Victorian College of the Arts. The ensemble is led by Andrea Keller, Lecturer in Jazz & Improvisation at the VCA/MCM.

09
Dec
2018

09 Dec 2018   Doors Open:7:00 pm   Music Starts:7:30 pm
The Jazzlab
The Jazzlab
27 Leslie St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia Brunswick , Vic 3056 Australia
$20 or $15 concession

Winners of the 2017 MWIJF Recording Prize, Lijuka return to The Jazzlab to celebrate the release of their debut single ‘Registaan’.

Girls Do Jazz is a jazz ensemble comprised of current Jazz & Improvisation students at the Victorian College of the Arts. The ensemble is led by Andrea Keller, Lecturer in Jazz & Improvisation at the VCA/MCM.

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Contact Info

27 Leslie St, Brunswick
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Phone: (03) 9080 4398

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