Casey Golden Trio (Sydney)

SUN MAY 24TH: Sydney's Casey Golden Trio return to Bennetts Lane to launch a new live album, recorded at this iconic venue in 2014. Live at Bennetts Lane captures the trio in high-energy mode... read more

Remco Keijzer Quartet

TUE MAY 26TH: Expatriate Dutch tenor saxophonist/composer Remco Keijzer has bought a wealth of experience and a positive approach to the local scene via his various music projects. After graduating at the Manhattan School of Music ... read more

The Original Bennetts Lane Big Band

TUE MAY 19TH: The Original Bennetts Lane Big Band was co-founded in 2001 by Nick Haywood, Eugene Ball and Andrea Keller. With the aim of developing a forum for contemporary compositions for extended jazz ensemble, the 11-piece ensemble held a monthly residency at the club for 12 years... read more

Jex Saarelaht Quartet feat. Jonathan Zwartz (Sydney)

SUN MAY 17TH: Formed in 2009 for the Stonnington Jazz Festival, the quartet of saxophonist Julien Wilson, bassist Jonathan Zwartz, drummer Niko Schäuble and pianist Jex Saarelaht, found an immediate chemistry not always easily achieved with a band made up of... read more

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