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Gooey Deliria is a collaboration of some of Adelaide and Melbourne’s leading “next generation” artists, with Dylan Paul (bass), Kyrie Anderson (drums) and Flora Carbo (saxophone), together with Dave McEvoy (piano).
Featuring Kade’s newest compositions, again inspired by the landscapes of NSW's south coast, which were devastated in the uncontrollable dimensions of the 2020 fires.
Five Below includes some of Melbourne’s finest players who meld acoustic sounds with electronics, pedals and effects, drawing from an eclectic array of styles.
The group gives voice to Gideon Brazil's strong, soulful saxophone and lyrical jazz flute playing, exploring new compositions by him, featuring mainly groove-based music.
The Ted Vining Trio is Ted Vining (drums), Bob Sedergreen (piano) and Gareth Hill (bass). Expect their trademark interplay, humour and swing as they present standards and some originals.
After independently releasing her lockdown octet EP From a Distance, pianist/ composer/ arranger Katarzyna Wiktorski’s Octet project celebrates the fusion of jazz, classical and improvisation through a dynamic group of players.
This project has been assisted by the Victorian Government, through Creative Victoria, and by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. The 3PBS-FM Recording Project has been financially supported by Vorticity Music
Supporting artists in these interesting times
As concert performances slowly return, you can also support Australian artists by purchasing any of the steady stream of recently released albums. Bandcamp is recommended by many musicians because of its reasonable fee structure, and generous Bandcamp Fridays when they waive their revenue share.
And don’t neglect the rich array of past releases, or important classic albums, such as the late Mark Simmonds’ 1995 ARIA winner, Fire.
The 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. Read more about how we are funded.
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SUPPORT THE MJC
The MJC is funded not only through state and federal programs, but also by contributions garnered through membership.
In addition, we use our membership numbers to demonstrate to funding and governing bodies that live, original jazz performance is an important and valued artform.