New York based Miriam Waks made her performing debut at the tender age of 10 singing solo at the Sydney Opera House. Since that time she has developed into a highly original artist and vibrant performer who sings in 17 languages and a plethora of musical styles.
The weekly parties are never the same as the band effortlessly jumps genres, twisting and contorting old world repertoire into something idiosyncratically their own.
Three solo piano sets performed by Sam Keevers, Nathan Liow & Andrea Keller
The Stuart McCowan Trio is a new, groove-based modern jazz innovation by pianist Stuart McCowan.
Australian Music Prize-nominated composer Luke Howard has been described as “absolutely heavenly” (Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 6) and his music as “an ambient masterclass” (Musos’ Guide), but no words can fully capture the potency of Howard’s enthralling compositions.
The Jack Earle Trio is thrilled to be back at Jazzlab after their fantastic tributes to Chick Corea and Horace Silver with an evening of their own original compositions. Featuring Kieran Rafferty on Drums and Patrick Schmidli on Bass. The amazing Harriett Allcroft will be joining on vocals.
All In is an organisation with the goal of creating a more inclusive environment for musicians and audience members in the Melbourne jazz scene. For this project, they are presenting Max & Asha (6:30pm) & Hermeto Magnético (7:30pm)
Inspired by the likes of Gregory Porter and Esperanza Spalding to the old greats of Coltrane, Ella, and Miles, The Jazz Emperors bring a contemporary twist engaging audiences on a trip between classic and contemporary.
From deep within the veins of Melbourne’s music scene, Checkerboard Lounge has become a cult-like underground institution. The brainchild of renowned singer and drummer Carl Pannuzzo, the band has evolved over thirty years; breathing fire, virtuosity and improvisation into classic soul and blues originals.